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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Below is a list of searches using subject headings that may prove useful when searching for flute materials in VuFind, the online library catalog. Using quotation marks will return results containing the exact phrasing of the subject heading.
This resource is an annotated catalog that, unlike previous handbooks within the flute repertoire, is devoted entirely to the works of women, making it ideal for the flutist wishing to perform music composed by women.
This resource is an annotated bibliography of instrumental works for the flute from the 18th century. The book is separated into two indexes, with one listing the works alphabetically by composer and the other grouping the works together based on their instrumental combinations.
This resource is a repertoire guide for instrumental works for the flute along with works that include vocal parts, studies, methods and instruction books, various types of literature, and publisher listings. There are two sections listing instrumental works for the flute, with one arranged alphabetically by composer and the other by the instrumental combination.
This resource is the revised 3rd edition of an annotated list of solos, graded method materials, reference reading, flute ensembles, and music for alto flute, piccolo and bass flute. This resource has over 3500 entries, representing more than 1700 composers and authors for the flute.
This resource is an English translation of the French work Une Simple Flute by distinguished flutist and teacher Michel Debost that acts as an introduction to playing the flute. This alphabetically arranged compendium of advice and insight covers essential topics such as breathing, articulation, and tone, but also explores "jawboning," "finger phrasing," "the little devils," and other aspects of flute playing.
This resource is the English translation of Tutor for Playing the Flute (1791) by Johann George Tromlitz. The most explicit of the eighteenth-century tutors for flute-playing, it now serves as a record of instrumental practice as well as a useful guide to the performance of German classical music.
This resource is a compilation of etudes based on jazz standards and blues meant to teach flute players about the language of jazz. There is an accompanying CD to this resource that includes two tracks for each etude, one with the soloist playing with the rhythm section and the other without the soloist.
This resource is a flute method book covering various aspects of flute performance, including general technique, ornaments, tonguing, and style. The book includes daily exercises as well as progressive studies and more difficult passages for practice.
FluteInfo.com is a website for flutists of all abilities, providing free online resources such as articles, practice scales, sheet music, fingering charts, sight reading exercises, and theory charts for all players to use.