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Medieval & Renaissance Music for Flute

By Jessica Walsh

Flute - Beginner/Intermediate
Composed by Jessica Walsh. Saddle stitch. Renaissance/Flute Instruction. Book & CD. 45 pages. Duration 65 minutes. Published by ADG Productions (AD.ADG057-CD).

Item Number: AD.ADG057-CD

ISBN 1882146999. Renaissance/Flute Instruction. 12 x 9 inches.

Come play music written by kings and clowns, Ladies and lawyers, dance masters, doctors, and troubadours. Welcome to the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Creativity flourished throughout the times that produced writers, Artists, and scientists such as Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Michelangelo, da Vinci, and Galileo. That inventiveness is evident in the imaginative and eloquent music in this collection. Among the melodies are a Portuguese troubadour's "Song for a Friend" written almost 800 years ago, John Dowland's "Midnight", silenced from the mid-1600's until the discovery of Margaret Board's Lute Book in 1970, and a beautiful and haunting song written by a Scottish Lady. There are over 40 tunes in this beautiful collection.

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  • 5

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  • May 18, 2012 Excellent collection

    Excellent collection of early music solo pieces, including quite a few I have not seen in other collections. Many are also suitable for recorder.

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  • 4

    Thames, New Zealand
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • September 15, 2007 Medieval, renaissance review

    I am a self taught flute player of two years practising one hour per day. I am finding this music easy to read and immensely enjoyable. Having the CD enables me to pick up my tempo and make reading the music much easier. After a couple of months I am...

    able to keep pace with the soundtrack on the easier pieces. The medieval style is refreshing.

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