Essays about: "flute"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word flute.

  1. 1. An Exploration of Tone and Vibrato on the Flute in relation to the French Flute School of the Early Twentieth Century

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Eloise Kendall; [2017-09-22]
    Keywords : flute; vibrato; French Flute School; Madrigal; Carmen; Orchestral Excerpts; Orchestral Flute Playing; Flute technique; Flute Sound;

    Abstract : Developing and improving sound quality on the flute is one of the fundamental areas of study for all flautists and vibrato is a key issue with regards to this. The flautists associated with the French Flute School mark a turning point in the history of flute playing and through studying historical recordings it is possible to hear the legacy they left behind. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE MOUSE THAT ROARS” : An exploration of the roles and functions of the piccolo flute in Shostakovich Symphonies No. 4, No. 5 and No. 10 through historical and political context.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Helen Benson; [2017-02-10]
    Keywords : Dimitri Shostakovich; War Symphonies; piccolo flute; auxiliary woodwind instrument; musical role; musical function; technical challenges; solo role; piccolo duo; orchestration; instrumentation; instrumental development; timbre; sonority; Soviet Union; Josef Stalin; Communist Party; Russian revolution; Tsar autocracy; The Great Purge; formalism; Soviet Realism; historical and political context;

    Abstract : After outlining my personal goal and interest with the chosen subject, I will explore the historical and compositional development of the piccolo in the orchestra by giving examples of several different composers and works and by listing the primary roles and functions of the piccolo as used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. I will then focus on Shostakovich’s use of the piccolo, detailing both the technical challenges piccolo-players face with his symphonic writing and the multitude of musical roles and functions given to the instrument. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sophrology

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Aurore Dyé; [2015-02-06]
    Keywords : sophrology; self-confidence; orchestra flute player; relaxed musician; mental and body training; expressing music better;

    Abstract : This work deals with the practice of the Sophrology in order to get more self-confidence as an orchestra flute player. Sophrology is a practice based on the connection between the body and the mind. READ MORE

  4. 4. The fourth octave on the flute

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Marta Barroso Muñoz; [2014-08-05]
    Keywords : flute; fourth octave; fourth register; flute technique;

    Abstract : This thesis is an approach to the fourth octave on the flute. The subject is looked at from three different perspectives: the physical, the historical and the technical one. First I investigated the characteristics and the limits of the instrument according to its construction. READ MORE

  5. 5. File-Based Delivery over LTE-Based MBMS

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Ravichandran Sivawamy; Geethanjali Soundappan; [2013]
    Keywords : RaptorQ; Raptor; AL-FEC; MBMS; FLUTE;

    Abstract : One of the most important emerging aspects of Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is the Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS) aiming to deliver multimedia contents to mobile users more efficiently in point-to-multipoint way. 3GPP also recommends an Application Layer Forward Error Correction (AL-FEC) scheme, especially for MBMS, in order to provide reliable transmission over mobile networks. READ MORE