Foreword By Trevor Wye Acknowledgments List of Common Abbreviations List of Illustrations Introduction THE DICTIONARY Appendix 1: Various Flute Classifications Appendix 2: Renaissance, Baroque, and Simple-System Flutes Appendix 3: One-Keyed, Two-Keyed, and Simple-System Flute Parts Appendix 4: Flute Clutches By David Shorey Appendix 5: Parts from Older or Modified Boehm Flutes Appendix 6: The Family of Boehm-System Flutes Appendix 7: Basic Modern Flute Parts Appendix 8: Boehm Flute Key and Tone Hole Names Appendix 9: Common Modern Flute Options Appendix 10: Some Modern Head Joint Options Appendix 11: An Easy Guide to Checking Your Flute Tuning and Scale By Trevor Wye Appendix 12: Tools of the Trade Appendix 13: Crowns and Stoppers By Gary Lewis Appendix 14: Boehm Flute Scales from 1847 to the Present: The Short Story By Gary Lewis Appendix 15: Anatomy of the Human Head and Neck Appendix 16: Orchestra and Opera Audition Excerpts Appendix 17: Early Music on Modern Flute By Barthold Kuijken Appendix 18: Beatbox Flute By Greg Pattillo Selected Bibliography About the Author
Susan Maclagan is a freelance flutist, flute and music theory instructor, editor and author who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has studied the flute for more than 50 years. Her career has included playing in the Calgary Philharmonic and in a flute and harp or piano ensemble called Windsong; teaching privately with a specialty in flute technique and at institutions such as the University of Toronto and Havergal College; and writing for flute magazines and newsletters. Susan has won several scholarships and studied at the University of Toronto, the Royal Conservatory of Toronto, the Banff School of Fine Arts, the Aspen School of Music, Jeunesses Musicales of Canada and has attended a huge number of flute master classes and 25 National Flute Association conventions. She recently, edited, advised, and contributed to the book Flute Secrets (2017), which was written by the renowned flutist and pedagogue, Trevor Wye. On Facebook, she has a fan page for her dictionary and administers the "Flute Tips Group","The Flute Classifieds, and "Favorite Flute Videos" pages which she started. Her teachers have included Keith Underwood, Geoffrey Gilbert, Louis Moyse and Jeanne Baxtresser.