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Flute Resources: Flute Books

Finding Books About the Flute

Books about the flute and flute performance topics can be found under the following call numbers:

  • ML 128 .F7 Flute bibliographies
  • ML 935 General flute works
  • ML 936 Flute construction, maintenance, etc.
  • ML 937 Flute music and playing, performance techniques, etc.

Suggested Items

Bate, Philip. The Flute: A Study of its History, Development, and Construction. London: Ernest Bend, 1969. ML 935.B25

Maclagan, Susan. A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2009 Ref ML 102.F58 M3 2009

Pellerite, James. Handbook of Literature for the Flute. Rev. 3rd ed. Bloomington, IN: Zalo, 1978. Ref ML 128 .F7P4 1978

Pierreuse, Bernard. Flute Literature. Paris: Editions Musicales Transatlantiques, 1982. Ref ML 128 .F7 P5 1982

Powell, Ardal. The Flute . New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. ML 935.P69 2002

Subject Guide

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James Procell
School of Music
Music Library 160E
(502) 852-0528
Subjects: Music

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