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Flutists and flautists: biography, notable interpretations.

Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.

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Pahud, Emmanuel

Pahud, Emmanuel

Emmanuel Pahud is the principal flutist of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) and renown soloist that regularly performs and records with major orchestras and ensembles around the world.
Emmanuel Pahud received his first flute lessons at the age of six in Rome. He later studied in Brussels, then in Paris with Michel Debost, and in Basel with Aurèle Nicolet.
While studying he won several prizes in various competitions, including the 1st prize in Geneve in 1992, and gradually gained orchestral experience as principal flautist in the Basel Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Munich Philharmonic, before joining the Berlin Philharmonic as principal flautist in 1993 when he was picked by Claudio Abbado.
He has extensive list of recordings and several Echo Klassik Awards, the most prestigious music prize in Germany.
Since 2017 he has been Honorary President of the French Flute Society as well.

Milhaud D. Sonatine for flute and piano

Haydn F.J. Concerto for flute and orchestra in D Major (VIIf: D1)

Berio L. Sequenza I for Flute solo

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in A minor for flute and keyboard (Wq. 166, H 431)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in A minor for flute and keyboard (Wq. 166, H 431)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in A minor for flute and keyboard (Wq. 166, H 431)

Mozart W.A. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major, No 1 (K 313/285c)

Mozart W.A. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major, No 1 (K 313/285c)

Mozart W.A. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major, No 1 (K 313/285c)

Nielsen C. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in G Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 169, H 445)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in G Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 169, H 445)

Bach C.P.E. Concerto in G Major for flute and keyboard (Wq. 169, H 445)

Debussy C. Syrinx for flute solo

Bach C.P.E. Sonata in G Major for flute and harpsichord (Wq. 133, H 564)

Bach C.P.E. Sonata in G Major for flute and harpsichord (Wq. 133, H 564)

Ferroud P. Three pieces for flute solo

Ferroud P. Three pieces for flute solo

Ferroud P. Three pieces for flute solo

Bach J.S. Sonata in A Major for transverse flute and harpsichord (BWV 1032)

Bach J.S. Sonata in A Major for transverse flute and harpsichord (BWV 1032)

Bach J.S. Sonata in A Major for transverse flute and harpsichord (BWV 1032)

Pärt A. Estländler

Prokofiev S. Sonata for Flute and piano (Op. 94)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E Major for transverse flute and basso continuo (BWV 1035)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E Major for transverse flute and basso continuo (BWV 1035)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E Major for transverse flute and basso continuo (BWV 1035)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E Major for transverse flute and basso continuo (BWV 1035)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E minor for transverse flute and basso continuo (BWV 1034)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E-flat Major for flute and harpsichord (BWV 1031)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E-flat Major for flute and harpsichord (BWV 1031)

Bach J.S. Sonata in E-flat Major for flute and harpsichord (BWV 1031)

Bach J.S. Sonata in G minor for flute and obbligato harpsichord (BWV 1020)

Bach J.S. Sonata in G minor for flute and obbligato harpsichord (BWV 1020)

Bach J.S. Sonata in G minor for flute and obbligato harpsichord (BWV 1020)

Takemitsu T. Air for flute solo

Reinecke C. Concerto for flute and orchestra in D Major (Op 283)

Reinecke C. Concerto for flute and orchestra in D Major (Op 283)

Reinecke C. Concerto for flute and orchestra in D Major (Op 283)

Reinecke C. Ballade for flute and orchestra in D Major (Op 288)

Hindemith P. Sonata for Flute and Piano

Hindemith P. Sonata for Flute and Piano

Hindemith P. Sonata for Flute and Piano

Honegger A. Danse de la chèvre for Flute solo

Telemann G.P. Fantasia No 1 for solo flute in A Major (TWV 40:2)

Telemann G.P. Fantasia No 6 for solo flute in D minor (TWV 40:7)

Schubert F. Sonata Arpeggione for flute and piano in A minor (D 821)

Schubert F. Sonata Arpeggione for flute and piano in A minor (D 821)

Schubert F. Sonata Arpeggione for flute and piano in A minor (D 821)

Ibert J. Concerto for flute and orchestra

Ibert J. Concerto for flute and orchestra

Ibert J. Concerto for flute and orchestra

Ibert J. Jeux - Sonatine for flute and piano

Widor C. Suite for flute and piano (Op 34)

Widor C. Suite for flute and piano (Op 34)

Widor C. Suite for flute and piano (Op 34)

Widor C. Suite for flute and piano (Op 34)

Vivaldi A. Concerto for flute and strings in G Major, op. 10, No 6, RV 437

Vivaldi A. Concerto for flute and strings in G Major, op. 10, No 6, RV 437

Vivaldi A. Concerto for flute and strings in G Major, op. 10, No 6, RV 437

Devienne F. Concerto for flute No 7 in E Minor for flute and orchestra

Gluck C.W. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major Op. 4

Gluck C.W. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major Op. 4

Gluck C.W. Concerto for flute and orchestra in G Major Op. 4

Milhaud D. Le Merle Noir for flute and piano