Category: Thoughts

  • Advice for Renaissance Flute Beginners

    Advice for Renaissance Flute Beginners

    Many people have written to me over the years for advice about Renaissance flutes, both instruments and repertoire. Kate Clark and I have co-authored an entire book addressing everything related […]

  • Advice for Traverso Beginners

    Advice for Traverso Beginners

    When you are deciding which traverso to buy, you should first consider what music you are most interested in playing with it. For an all-around Baroque flute for music composed before about 1750, including music by composers like Telemann, Bach, and Handel, I recommend trying copies of an original, pre-1750 German, English, Belgian, or Dutch…