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20th century




20th century

21st century

Solo repertoire


Alto flute

Bass flute

Milhaud Darius

Aitken, Robert

Arnold, Malcolm

Barber, Samuel

Bartók, Béla Viktor János

Beaser, Robert

Bennet, Richard Rodney

Berio, Luciano

Bernstein, Leonard

Bloch, Ernest

Bolling, Claude

Boulanger, Marie-Juliette

Bourdin, Roger

Bozza, Eugène Joseph

Brown, Elizabeth

Brun, Georges

Burton, Eldin

Büsser, Henri

Camus, Pierre

Carter, Elliott

Casella, Alfredo

Clarke, Ian

Colquhoun, Michael

Copland, Aaron

Corigliano, John

Dahl, Walter Ingolf Marcus

Damase, Jean-Michel

Davidovsky, Mario

Debussy, Claude

Del Tredici, David

Denisov, Edison

Dick, Robert

Dohnányi, Ernő

Dutilleux, Henri

Enescu, George

Feld, Jindřich

Ferroud, Pierre-Octave

Foote, Arthur

Foss, Lukas

Françaix, Jean

Fukushima, Kazuo

Gaubert, Philippe

Gieseking, Walter

Gordeli, Otar

Griffes, Charles Tomlinson

Grinblat, Romuald

Grovlez, Gabriel

Guarnieri, Mozart Camargo

Hanson, Howard Harold

Harsányi, Tibor

Harty, Hamilton

Heiss, John

Heith, David

Higdon, Jennifer

Hindemith, Paul

Honegger, Arthur

Hoover, Katherine

Hosokawa, Toshio

Hovhaness, Alan

Hüe, Georges Adolphe

Ibert, Jacques

Ichiyanagi, Toshi

Ittzés, Gergely

Jacob, Gordon

Jemnitz, Sándor

Jirák, Karel Boleslav

Jolivet, André

Karg-Elert, Sigfrid

Kennan, Kent Wheeler

Kornauth, Egon

La Montaine, John

Liebermann, Lowell

Martin, Frank

Martino, Donald

Martinů, Bohuslav

Messiaen, Olivier

Mihalovici, Marcel

Milhaud, Darius

Mouquet, Jules

Mower, Mike

Muczynski, Robert

Nielsen, Carl

Offermans, Wil

Piazzolla, Astor

Piston, Walter

Poulenc, Francis

Prokofiev, Sergey

Rachmaninoff, Sergei

Ran, Shulamit

Ravel, Maurice

Reynolds, Verne

Rivier, Jean

Rota, Nino

Roussel, Albert

Rutter, John

Saariaho, Kaija

Sancan, Pierre

Schulhoff, Erwin

Schwantner, Joseph

Sciarrino, Salvatore

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Sibelius, Jean

Tailleferre, Germaine

Takemitsu, Tōru

Taktakishvili, Otar

Varèse, Edgar

Vasks, Pēteris

Weigl, Vally

Weinberg, Mieczysław

Williams, Ralph Vaughan

Yun, Isang

Sonatine for flute and piano

Sonatine for flute and piano

By Milhaud Darius

D. Milhaud: Sonatine for flute and piano was written in 1922 and dedicated to Louis Fleury who premiered it with pianist Jean Wiéner in Paris in 1923. The composition was perceived as avant-garde since it's classical format included innovative jazz elements. This jazz influence came from Milhaud's first visit to the USA in 1922 when he heard jazz music on the streets of Harlem. That experience had influenced not only the Sonatine for flute but his ballet La création du monde as well.

Aurèle Nicolet

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1. Tendre, 2. Souple, 3. Clair

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Emmanuel Pahud

Eric Le Sage (piano), 2009

1. Tendre, 2. Souple, 3. Clair

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Peter-Lucas Graf

Bernd Glemser (piano), 1994, Claves records

1. Tendre

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Peter-Lucas Graf

Bernd Glemser (piano), 1994, Claves records

2. Souple

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Peter-Lucas Graf

Bernd Glemser (piano), 1994, Claves records

3. Clair

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Milhaud Darius

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) was a French composer, pianist, violinist, violist and conductor, the member of Les Six, the group of five French (D. Milhaud, F. Poulenc, G. Auric, L. Durey, G. Tailleferre) and one Swiss (A. Honegger) composers who lived and worked in Montparnasse in the early 1920s and which musical style is seen as a reaction against the impressionist music of C. Debussy and M. Ravel.
As a conductor he led the premiere of Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot lunaire" and as a violist he premiered Debussy's Sonate for flute, viola and harp. During World War II he exiled to US, teaching at the Mills College in Oakland where one of his most famous students were jazz pianist Dave Brubeck.