Jane Bowers


Identifies the highlights of Ardal Powell's translation of Johann Georg Tromlitz's treatise Ausfuhrlicher und grundlicher Unterricht die Flote zu spielen. Tromlitz's treatise contains information on both flute technique and performance practice in the late 18th c. The following topics in Tromlitz's treatise are analyzed in detail: practicing, tone quality, playing with expressivity, intonation, Articulation, rhythm and tempo, ornamentation, and the trill. Excerpts from Powell's translation are included.



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