Jennifer Cluff

Canadian Flutist and Teacher





Modern Music for Flute &

Extended Technique Repertoire Lists


Modern Music (pre-extended technique)

Repertoire lists: 

Overtones Flute Books (Royal Conservatory flute/piano repertoire) contains graded contemporary pieces as well as classic repertoire. Search index of each grade here.

Modern music for flute or flute/piano by grade for the older RCM Canadian exam system (top three grades of 9, 10 and A.R.C.T. are advanced level flute repertoire). Scan through list at: rcmsylla.htm

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Modern music for flute and piano that is more contemporary
(1910 to 1950+):
 

 http://www.theflutesource.com/repflkeyboard.html#grade4

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Leonard Garrision's Twentieth Century music for University flutists:
See: Twentieth Century: Flute Solos (scroll down at):

http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~leonardg/appliedrep.html


Extended Technique for Flute, Links:

Graded Repertoire with Extended Techniques
for Flute, Piccolo, Alto and Bass Flute by
Helen Bledsoe:

http://www.helenbledsoe.com/erep.html 
  

Extended Technique Resources page with lots of links and reading: 
http://www.larrykrantz.com/et/et.htm

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  Flutists and composers specializing in ExTech:
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Robert Dick  Flute Extended Technique Videos,

youtube videos, books:

http://www.robertdick.net

http://www.youtube.com/user/robertdick9

 

Helen Bledsoe articles and samples of Extended Techniques for Flute

http://www.helenbledsoe.com

 

Ian Clarke - Contemporary Flutist and Composer:
 
Blogspot of Ian Clarke
http://ic-music.blogspot.com/
 
 
Matthias Ziegler webpage -Contemporary flute specialist
Will answer questions online on Galway's chat group:
 
http://www.thegalwaynetwork.com/et/et.htm
 

 
 Program notes for a typical recital of Extended Technique flute repertoire performed by Helen Bledsoe:
http://ccrma.stanford.edu/events/concerts/20010403/
 

Masterclasses & compositions by Wil Offermans in Flute Ex.Tech:
 
 
Classroom music for multiple flutes or flute solo by Phyllis A. Louke
 that introduces young players to Ex. Tech for flute:
  http://palouke.home.comcast.net/RepExtendedTechniques.htm

 

Sample of written music and sound file MP3s of ex. tech piece for two flutes by Van Decker
 
http://www.arsdalepublishing.com/htmlcomps/ElderberryFlSong.html



Articles on the Interpretation of Contemporary Flute Music and Extended Technique

 

Thoughts on interpretation and technical preparation of contemporary music; A flutist's perspective by Helen Bledsoe 

 The article is broken up into a series of new blog entries under the category "contemporary music" accessible here:

http://helenbledsoe.com/?cat=6 


Multiphonic source books by Robert Dick:


http://www.robertdick.net/catalog/Music_Books-3-1.html

Dick's sound samples and descriptions of how to produce contemporary flute techiniques:

http://www.larrykrantz.com/et/et.htm 

 


Mats Moller's sound samples of extended techniques for flute

http://www.sfz.se/flutetech/index.htm



CDs of flutists that contain contemporary flute music:

Sound samples of contemporary flute:

1. Leona Buyse's CD: "The Sky's the Limit":

http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/
 
 
2. Robert Dick, see discography and listen to samples at: http://www.robertdick.net/index_content.html
Also see his DVD: "Breath of Fresh Air" 

Hear Robert Dick demonstrate extended techniques and describe how to perform them at: http://www.larrykrantz.com/et/et.htm

3. Mats Moller, listen to extended technique samples:
http://www.sfz.se/mm/

 
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4. Ian Clarke - Contemporary Flutist and Composer:
 
Blogspot of Ian Clarke listing all CDs and all sheetmusic
http://ic-music.blogspot.com/
 
5. Katherine Hoover: http://www.parnassusrecords.com/pacd96019.htm
 
6. Collected works by Brian Ferneyhough, composer for flute:
Music for Flute CD;
See CD at Amazon: 

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There are many many more; please send me lists of some of your favourites! :>) Jen

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Flute CDs of all kinds including contemporary flute works and new compositions:

http://www.flute4u.com/CDs.html

http://www.fluteworld.com

http://www.justflutes.com

http://www.all flutesplus.com

Also see:
http://www.amazon.com

http://www.cdbaby.com

and other CD online companies

and search for FLUTE under CDs.


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