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978-0-8108-5293-8 • Hardback • February 2006 • $173.00 • (£135.00)
Susan Nelson is a flutist and flute instructor. She is the author of several journal and encyclopedia articles on flutists and historical woodwind recordings, and has published discographies of Georges Barrère, Marcel Moyse, and John Wummer.
Part 1 Preface
Part 2 Acknowledgments
Part 3 Introduction
Part 4 Guide to Using the Discography
Part 5 Abbreviations
Part 6 Record Labels and Numerical Series
Part 7 Discography
Part 8 Appendixes
Chapter 9 A. Selected Anonymous Solo and Ensemble Recordings
Chapter 10 B. Selected Anonymous Orchestral Recordings
Chapter 11 C. Selected Anonymous Obbligati
Chapter 12 D. Anonymous Studio Ensembles
Part 13 Selected Bibliography
Part 14 Index of Composers and Works
Part 15 Title Concordance to the Index of Composers and Works
Part 16 Index of Additional Performers
Part 17 About the Author
This volume will most certainly become an indispensable reference tool....Essential.
— Choice Reviews, October 2006
Now, thanks to the meticulous labor of love by Susan Nelson, the flute and discographic community has a tremendous resource to discover the whos, wheres, and whens of the flute masters of these old gems....Nelson's introduction to this book is a witty and concise synopsis of the history of music recording as it relates to the flute, providing useful insight into the life of the professional musician living in the Industrial Age. The Flute on Record is an amazing achievement.
— ARSC Journal, Fall 2006 (Vol. 37, No. 2)
This meticulously detailed guide to recordings made between 1889 and 1954 is an incredible resource for the flute world for which we owe Susan Nelson a huge debt.
— The Flutist Quarterly, Winter 2007
...a monumental work...
— 2006-3; Fluit