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The flute

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Summary:Discusses the history and development of the flute. Includes information on how the flute was popularized by French flautist Jacques Hotterre, son of its creator, Jean Hotterre, at the court of Louis XIV. Flute performances from works by Lully, Frederick the Great, Beethoven, and Debussy are included, along with concertos for recorders by Vivaldi and Telemann.
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
TransTel (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Flute
Flute History
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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