Episode 82

Flute 360 | Episode 82: “The Evolution of the Flute with Robert Dick – Video” (1:16:03)

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In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Robert Dick about the evolution of the flute. They discuss Robert’s Glissando Headjoint and 20th and 21st-century compositions. Check out the other episodes that are apart of Series 17, which include E79, E80, and E81!

Episode 82 – Main Points:

  • 0:25 – Gold Sponsor: J&K Productions
  • 1:20 – Welcome!
  • 1:27 – Series 17 includes Episodes 79-82.
  • 1:38 – Today’s Topic: The Evolution of the Flute
  • 1:54 – Glissando Headjoint
  • 5:34 – Question: How did the conception of your headjoint come about?
  • 5:43 – Robert’s Answer
  • 10:04 – Electric Guitar – Whammy Bar
  • 11:51 – Question: From conception to production what is the timeframe for the Glissando Headjoint?
  • 12:00 – Robert’s Answer
  • 12:24 – Robert advises future inventors – Listen Here!
  • 13:56 – Quantz’s Book: On Playing The Flute
  • 15:22 – “There are lessons all around us in life!” – Robert
  • 15:27 – Topic: Bending Notes
  • 15:59 – Moe Koffman – The Swingin’ Shepard Blues
  • 16:45 – TV: The Hustler
  • 17:16 – Flute 360’s Interview with Mark Dooly (E40)
  • 28:13 – Flute 360’s Interview with Dr. Ruth Maurer & Kelley Latshaw (E72)
  • 30:32 – Heidi asks a question.
  • 30:58 – Robert’s Answer
  • 32:45 – Topic: Circular Breathing
  • 34:54 – Afterlight for Solo Flute by Robert Dick
  • 39:23 – Robert discusses his compositional process.
  • 42:57 – Lookout for Solo Flute by Robert Dick (NFA Commission)
  • 51:22 – Question: When a flutist is learning one of your compositions, what advice would you give him or her?
  • 51:46 – Robert’s Answer
  • 52:00 – “Your first dialogue has to be between you and the music directly. Not triangulated through the interpretation of flutist X, Y, or Z. Even if they are good.” – Robert
  • 55:26 – Question: Any advice that you have for flutists out there?
  • 55:53 – “Never compartmentalize music.” – Robert
  • 57:23 – “One of my main goals as a teacher is to awaken curiosity. Once curiosity is awakened, it’s unstoppable!” – Robert
  • 1:02:51 – “The only constant in life is change.” – Robert
  • 1:01:33 – Social Media Question from Dr. Denissa Rivas de Munguía & Robert’s Answer
  • 1:07:57 – Picks!
  • 1:13:40 – Conclusion
  • 1:14:32 – Bronze Sponsor: J&K Productions

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