Elise Osner: CD Review

Jun 1, 2015 by

In this collection, Elise Osner presents us with a lovely collection of music for Native American flute that she composed herself; she states in her liner notes that this music is “often received as a gift rather than created.” She further explains that much of the music has come...

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Suzanne Teng: CD Review

Dec 2, 2014 by

I recently heard Suzanne Teng in concert, and the title of her CD, “Mystic Journey,” perfectly describes Ms. Teng’s original music, which transports the listener to exotic and mysterious countries throughout the world.   From Chinese dizi flutes, Native American flute, lots of world flutes, whistles, and Western flutes, the...

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Michelle Dunn: CD Review

Sep 1, 2014 by

Michelle Dunn’s latest release, AWAKENING, is a world flute CD combining pop, traditional folk, and contemporary classical styles.  In this CD, Dunn, who produced and recorded the CD, plays an amazing number of flutes: Native American flute (in different keys), fifes, bansuri, whistles, recorders, Anasazi, Akebono, Desert, Shakuhachi, and...

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The Native American Flute. by Fluterscooter...

Jun 8, 2014 by

The Native American flute has always fascinated me:  its hollow and haunting sound, the simplicity and peacefulness of its melodies, and its meditative quality.  I had the pleasure of speaking more in depth about this beautiful instrument with player and collector Mario Acerra, and I learned that it can...

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Peter Verhoyen, Stefano Parrino, and Pamela Sklar: CD Reviews...

Jun 7, 2014 by

It’s so interesting to me that although we all play the same instrument we often have unique and differing interests in the music we perform, research and record. A non flutist might think – isn’t one flute piece just like another?  But since spending so much time this year...

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