Jen Cluff ~ Listen to Flute Online or see flute videos

Canadian Flutist and Teacher





Listen to Flute Playing on the internet

So sorry; these links, below, are from 2007 and many have moved or are no longer online; will try to update sometime this year. (2014)

OLD LINKS:


Jen's Flute Teaching Videos on her Blog
 

Listen to sound samples of professional flutists

Sorry these links may be out of date as they are from 2007.

Listening to samples of professional Flutists online:

Using Google:
Search for a flutist's full name on www.google.com

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Examples: (in no particular order):

 

Marianne Gedigian listen to flute samples from CDs

Erinn Frechette  Muczynski Flute Duo 1-6  mp3s (very good)

Linda Chatterton Some great MP3s including a Morceau de Concours by Faure, in full.

Nicola Mazzanti Piccolo solos with Piano:

Amy Porter performs Bolcom Lyric Concerto

Joshua Smith (sound samples from CDs)

Marcos Granados (Listen to samples at):
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Jim Walker (Listen to samples at):
http://www.jimwalkerflute.com/recordings/

Rhonda Larson (Listen to samples at):
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Robert Dick (sound samples *and* videos to watch):
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Matej Zupan (Listen to samples at):
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Flutelist RADIO (a variety of professional performers play on a continuous radio loop.)
 
Benjamin Macdougall

 
  BEST FIND!!!
 
Links to Galway's teaching sound files and interviews/concerts. 

Searching lists of Flute Players:

To find the home pages of many professional flutists, where sound samples may exist to listen to use google and the terms "professional flutist" CD sound samples.


Or listen to flutist's professional CD-samples on real player or other device at:

AMAZON
1. Go to main Amazon page above.
2. At SEARCH (upper left) click "Classical Music" and then add the name of a flutist.
Ex:
Type in the name of a professional flutist; ie : Paula Robison; Julius Baker; Jeanne Baxtresser etc.
3. Click on GO.
4. Click on one of of the resulting CD titles (highlighted.)
5. Scroll down and click on CD tracks you with to hear.
 

CD UNIVERSE
1.Go to main CDUniverse page above.
2. At SEARCH, top of page, put in last name, first name of flutist.
Examples:
Type in last name first:

Still, Alexa;

Bezaly, Sharon;

Stallman, Robert.

3.Click on PERFORMER, and then on "go" yellow arrow.
4. Look for blue eighth-note symbol next to CD-names, that denote samples to hear.
5. Click on samples to hear them.


Feel like playing along?

Remember too that besides regular listening CDs, additionally, some great flutists such as Paula Robison, Robert Stallman, Julius Baker, Jeffrey Zook etc. also have CD-playalong repertoire books in "Music Minus One" catalogues, and also listed for sale in at Fluteworld U.S.), Topwind and Justflutes (U.K.)

Look for CD-accompaniment flute music albums.

I also have listed some great flute playalong CD-music sets at: Favourite repertoire



Young winning flutists under 20

The following links will take you to online listening of great flute repertoire played by competition winners under 20 yrs. old.


 
Adam Walker 16
 
Doppler's Air Valaques
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Jessica Anastasio 13
Doppler Hungarian:
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Martha Cargo 16
Burton: Sonatina, 3rd mvt., quasi fandango [404 Not Found]
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Ridge Davis 16
Chaminade: Concertino for Flute and Piano in D Major, Op. 107 [404 Not Found]
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Megan Emigh 14
Taffanel: Andante Pastoral and Scherzettino
Borne: "Fantasy on Themes" from Bizet's Carmen [404 Not Found]
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Samantha Enriquez and Milena Zhivotovska Duo 17
Zhivotovskaya: Scherzo-Fantasy for Flute and Piano [404 Not Found]
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Christopher Matthews 18
Enesco: "Presto" from Cantabile et Presto [404 Not Found]
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Helen McGarr 12
Poulenc: Sonata, 1st mvt.
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Jane McKinzie 17
Taffanel: Grande Fantaisie
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Matthew Roitstein 17
Hue: Fantaisie
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Benjamin Smolen 16
Enesco: Cantabile
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Emily Thomas 18
Dutilleux: Sonatine
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Cristina Vigilante 18
Borne: Carmen Fantaisie
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Priscilla Wadsworth 16
Rodrigo: Concierto Pastorale, 1st. mvt. [404 Not Found]
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Kate Watts 17
Syrinx by Debussy
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Natalie Zeldin 15
Prokofiev: Sonata in D Major, 4th mvt. [404 Not Found]
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See all flutists sound samples from FROM THE TOP on NPR 
 

Flute videos online for viewing 


 

FLUTE VIDEOS GALORE at YOUTUBE

  PROFESSIONAL FLUTE VIDEOS ONLINE:
 

1. FULL LENGTH PROFESSIONAL FLUTE RECITAL:
Go to:
 
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Upon arrival, scroll down to the 2nd video which is the flute recital of Tatjana Ruhland

 
2. JAMES GALWAY ON YOUTUBE:
James Galway's Texas 2007 Masterclass and Youtube videos of
"James Galway at 50"
including Boston Pops Excerpts
Go to:
 

 
Walfrid Kujala plays PICCOLO POPS on video with full flute choir, featuring all the top piccolo excerpts as part of the performance: [404 Not Found]  

Magnus Irving Bage Intonation Slide headjoint video:

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Good flute Google Video (Jan. 2007): 
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Piccolo:
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Flute videos to purchase online:

THINKING  CREATIVELY: A Breath of Fresh Air with Robert Dick".   On this 57  minute VHS cassette I speak about how to recognize inspiration and  how to work with it to create.  Using examples from my work, I show how the initial ideas were born and how they were followed up on to create pieces of music.  There's also playing - a demonstration of the "Glissando Headjoint" and a complete performance of the "Piece in Gamelan Style". To order, please contact MMB Music at 1 800 543-3771 or mmbmusic@mmbmusic.com
Price is $29.95 plus shipping.

Jen's rating: EXCELLENT!!! THRILLING! Full demos of extended
techniques used creatively.

Also by Robert Dick, new, April 2005:

A 3-DVD set featuring Robert Dick performing and giving detailed instructions on the study and performance of his "Flying Lessons" -- a set of 6 etudes centering on extended techniques for flute. This was a collaborative effort among three entities: Robert Dick, and the School of Music and the New Media Center at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Look for availability of this new DVD and veiw video clips on Robert Dick's website.

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Trevor Wye's Flutes Fantastic
Trevor Wye performs multitudes of variations on Carnival of Venice.
(Heard some good reviews on other flute discussion groups. All sorts of ethnic flutes demo'd)

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Marcel Moyse masterclass videos:
(featuring Chris Potter/Carol Wincenc etc.)
Also available using Interlibrary Loan at your public library.

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Yamaha Living Legend video tape; Julius Baker
LL-BAKER$40.00

Search using google for retailers of the above video.
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Other Galway videos:
"Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto"
with Dudley Moore, host. (EXCELLENT!) Buy at Amazon or other large store, or look on Youtube.

Other Galway appearances on TV/film, see:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0303526/

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Amy Porter study video of the 30 Caprices by Karg Elert.

An excellent study guide for the Karg-Elert.

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Jim Walker videos may exist: inquire at:
http://jimwalkerflute.com/recordings/

Blab from webpage: Recently Jim has been the choice of several guitarists to join them on their recordings. Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin had Jim play on two cuts by Manual DaFalla on their "TWO WORLDS" CD.A live concert video is currently being played on the Bravo and Arts & Entertainment Cable services.

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Jean Pierre Rampal

CBC television broadcasts on DVD at Amazon in which Rampal performs various Baroque and Classical repertoire in black and white, as part of a recital series for TV.

Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano Trio [DVD]
Claude Bolling/Jean-Pierre Rampal
(note: apparently soundtrack is dubbed back in)


James Galway teaching flute via MP3

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