Theobald Boehm: The flute and flute playing
The flute and flute playing
Theobald Boehm (1794 - 1881)
The modern flute owes its invention to the author of this 1871 musicology classic. It details the instrument's acoustics, explains techniques for establishing proportions, keying, fingering, care and repair, and bass flute in G. Includes insights on development of tone, exercises, and methods of practicing and interpretation. 50 illustrations.
Reprint of the Dayton C. Miller, 1922 edition.