Music Education – Band Instruments – The Flute

Quote of the Day:

I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying. James Galway

fluteThe Flute is a member of the woodwind section of the orchestra. Only the piccolo, a member of the flute family, plays higher. The flute produces a sound that is light, clear and penetrating on its highest notes. A flute player may be referred to as a flautist or a flutist.



Flautists Resources

All of these songs feature the flute!

Another Star – Stevie Wonder
April – Deep Purple
Big Tree, Blue Sea – Golden Earring
California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & the Papas
Colour My World – Chicago
Down Under – Men at Work
Flutes – Hot Chip
Friends For Life – Rhett Akins
Gas Panic! – Oasis
Going Up the Country – Canned Heat
I Talk To The Wind – King Crimson
Legend of a Mind – The Moody Blues
Living In The Past – Jethro Tull
Look At Me – Bread
Moondance – Van Morrison
One Night In Bangkok – Murray Head
Only Teardrops – Emmelie de Forest
Paloma Blanca – George Baker Selection
Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones
Solitude – Black Sabbath
Spill The Wine – War
Sure Shot – Beastie Boys
Taste – Animal Collective
The Fool On The Hill – The Beatles
There is a Mountain – Donovan
Undun – The Guess Who
Winter Dies – Midlake
You Gave Up On Love (2.0) – Boston
You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away – The Beatles


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