I admired them all a great deal, but would perhaps have picked the flautist on points myself.
I am a professional flautist and I have a friend who I like very much.
Quasi-classical themes are played without complacency, and the flautist tosses in musical genres of all types, though still managing to stay true to the mood of the songs.
Yet here in the concert hall, though it was well enough played, that famous ‘tingle factor’ just wasn't quite there; this despite some ravishing playing from the principal flautist .
A flute just always sounds flutey, no matter how exquisitely it is phrased, or how cleverly the flautist manages the dynamics.
The flautist in the second movement is also darker, more with an almost reedy quality to the playing.
Tom divulges, ‘He's a flautist and the show is essentially him playing his flutes and talking about them.’
He was himself the son of a first flautist in the local orchestra of Marseilles.
Born in 1847, Andersen is considered one of the finest flutists of the late 19th century with his 188 études practically the core of every flautist 's repertoire.
I hope the brilliant tuba player, who tragically left us far too soon and the talented flautist , who shared the same lens on music and language, are organising many celestial, music festivals!