Danzi, Franz Ignaz
Demersseman, Jules-Auguste Edouard
Doppler, Albert Franz
Hüe, Georges Adolphe
Molique, Wilhelm Bernhard
Reinecke, Carl Heinrich Carsten
Taffanel, Claude Paul
Widor, Charles Marie Jean Albert
Variations "Nel cor più" for flute and piano "(Op 4)
T.Boehm: Introduction and Variations on a "Nel cor più" theme by Paisello for flute and piano (Op 4) was written during his Munich period when he was Principal Flute in Royal Court Orchestra in Munich and tried to show off the abilities of improved concert flute. The main theme for this composition is used from Paisiello's opera "La Molinara" which was composed in 1740.
Barton Weber (piano), 2016, Orfeo
Introduction and variations
Theobald Boehm (1794-1881) was a German flutist, composer and innovator who perfected the modern, Western concert flute and improved fingering system which became known as "Boehm system". From 1832 till 1847 he created new models of flute which was documented in his book "The Flute and Flute Playing".
Boehm’s new approach to redesign traditional flute led to possibility to build larger flutes, such as alto flute etc. The fingering system created by Boehm later was adapted for oboe and clarinet as well.
Boehm’s flute making skills came from his upbringing: his father was a goldsmith. The acquired craft and experiments with various metals and materials led to making his own flute. Later young Theobald studied acoustics at the University of Munich while playing flute in the Royal Bavarian Orchestra.