The Flute

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia by Anja WeinbergerTruly astonishing things happen when you try to learn more about Anna Bon. Like a mirage, she appears on the horizon of music history in the 1750s, only to disappear again in the mid-1760s. During this rather short period, she...

The women of the Boulanger family

The women of the Boulanger family     by Anja Weinberger The women of the Boulanger family     by Anja WeinbergerThere were three particularly musical women in the Boulanger family. One was named Marie-Julie, a Halligner by birth, and the...

Johann Sebastian Bach’s sonatas for flute

Bach’s sonatas for flute are very different; technically they lie between “can be played by students” and “a challenge every time”. I have been playing some of them since my early days as a flute student and some others have only been in my repertoire for a few years …

Mozart – Flute concerto in G major KV 313

Mozart’s works still occupy a very prominent position within the flute literature. There is no audition in which one of the two concertos is not required, hardly any competition in which one of them does not appear as a compulsory piece. Even at the entrance examination …

Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Sigfrid Karg-Elert by Anja WeinbergerSigfrid Karg-Elert - one of the great "forgotten" composersSiegfried was born in...

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