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This guide provides top tips and resources for performing and studying the flute. Navigate the guide via the tabs at the top of the page, or use the links in the Table of Contents below to get started. 


Scores & Parts: Find a specific piece of music | Find any piece of music with specific instruments

Recordings: Streaming Audio & Video | Hardcopy Recordings

Research: Articles | Books | Reference

Technique: Recommended Resources | Discover More

Career Resources: Connect with Professionals | Learn More

Recommended Flute Books in the Allen Library

A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist

Concise definitions of more than 1,500 words related to all aspects of the flute: types, parts, repair, techniques, acoustics, musicians, flutemaking, and more.

Notes for Flutists

Historical and analytical information about three dozen pieces in the standard flute repertoire, connecting performance studies with scholarship.

The Flute Book

A one-stop guide to the flute, its technique, and its music. Includes appendices with fingering charts, repair shops, flute organizations, and more.

Marcel Moyse

A portrait of this charismatic flutist that draws on over 100 interviews with his students, colleagues, and family members.

The Woodwind Instrument Owner's Handbook

A roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and reselling your instrument.

Top Databases for Flutists

Looking for something else? Explore this guide for more, or use our Database Locator to browse all library databases.

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