Flute Talk

Articles January 2015

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Interview:
A Conversation with Composer Shulamit Ran
Among her many awards and honors, Israeli-American composer Shulamit Ran was the second woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in composition. She is a long-time professor at the University of Chicago and has been a composer-in-residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
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Analysis:
Performing Baroque Music: Beat Hierarchy, Microdynamics, and Articulation
“Baroque flutists had a different set of varied articulations that they mastered and learned to use as their palette. These included ti, di, tiri, did’ll, du, ru, and more.”
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Practicing:
Practical Tips for Effective Memorization
“There are different paths to memorizing, and learning where your strengths and weaknesses lie within auditory, visual and muscle memory will help you capitalize on these talents and discover what needs work.”
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Personal Perspective:
Listening at Concerts
“Have you ever thought about the difference between hearing and listening? The two words are really quite different. One is passive, and the other is active.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
Becoming a Better Student
“Flute teachers world-wide have similar expectations for their students, but at the top of the list is good manners. They will take you a long way in life and in situations well beyond the flute studio.”
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Let's Talk Picc:
Piccolo Articulation
“The first sound a listener hears is the beginning of the note or the attack. Unfortunately, the word attack implies an aggressiveness which is rarely appropriate to the music, the tone quality, or the pitch.”
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