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Flute Repertoire Sheet

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The following repertoire applies primarily to flute majors, although some works may be appropriate for minors.

Technique and Literature

FIRST YEAR

 

FALL
  • Correct hand position, concept of tone, and understanding of the embouchure.
  • Chromatic and all Major Scales/Arpeggios, from memory, covering the entire range of the instrument.
  • Harmonics exercises for the embouchure.
  • Long tones, etc., from De La Sonorite--M. Moyse.
SPRING
  • Major Scales in Broken Thirds, from memory, covering the entire range of the instrument.
  • Vibrato exercises in conjunction with Taffanel-Gaubert No. 4.

LITERATURE
Taffanel-Gaubert, 17 Grand Exercises in Technique; Andersen, Etudes, Op. 33; Moyse, 24 Melodious Studies with Variations. Handel, C Major and G Major Sonatas; Marcello, F Major Sonata; Molique, Andante; Mozart, Andante; Bach, G Minor Sonata; Hindemith, Sonata; selected additional repertoire.  

 

SECOND YEAR

FALL
  • Harmonic Minor Scales/Arpeggios, from memory, covering the entire range of the instrument.
  • Double and triple tonguing.
SPRING
  • Melodic Minor Scales, from memory, covering the entire range of the instrument.
LITERATURE
Andersen Etudes, Op. 30, Op. 63. Bach, B Minor and Eb Major Sonatas; Doppler, Pastorale Fantasie Hongroise; Poulenc, Sonata; Kuhlau, F Major Sonata; selected works from Moyse (ed.) Flute Music by French Composers: Ganne, Faure, Chaminade, Enesco, Taffanel; selected additional repertoire.

 

THIRD YEAR

FALL
  • Seventh-Chord Arpeggios (MM7, Mm7, mm7), from memory, covering the entire range of the instrument.
SPRING
  • Fully-Diminished and Half-Diminished Arpeggios, from memory, covering the entire range of the instrument.
LITERATURE
Andersen, Etudes, Op. 15; Karg-Elert, Caprices; Jean-Jean, Etudes. Handel, both B Minor Sonatas; Quantz, G Major Concerto; Debussy, Syrinx; Hue, Fantasie; Mozart, G Major Concerto; Varese, Density 21.5; Reinecke, Sonata Undine; selected additional repertoire. Orchestra excerpt studies.
JUNIOR RECITAL
Optional.  Refer to Departmental Handbook.

 

FOURTH YEAR

FALL
  • Augmented Arpeggios, Broken Intervals, Diminished Scales, Whole Tone Scales covering the entire range of the instrument.
SPRING
  • Major Pentatonic Scales covering the entire range of the instrument.
LITERATURE
Selected etudes by Andersen, Soussman, Moyse. Telemann, Fantasies (selected); Griffes, Poem for Flute and Orchestra; Mozart, D Major Concerto; Kennan, Night Soliloquy; Copland, Due; selected additional repertoire. Orchestral excerpt studies.

Advanced:  Bach, A Minor Partita; Prokofiev, Sonata; Ibert, Concerto; Berio, Sequenza; Schubert, Variations; Jolivet, Chant de Linos; Nielson, Concerto.

SENIOR RECITAL
Refer to Departmental Handbook.

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