Discovering Musical Instruments – the Flute provides essential facts and information for young and adult readers about all aspects of this popular instrument in a clear, understandable and entertaining manner. In this book the reader learns how a flute is built, which famous composers have written pieces for this instrument, which great performers play the flute – and much more. In addition, this book provides advice on the purchase and maintenance of a flute. Amusing anecdotes, a riddle and many colour photos and illustrations make this book a real pleasure to read. The accompanying CD presents an overview of the instrument’s versatility: the flute as solo instrument, in chamber music and in the orchestra, in the Baroque era, in jazz and contemporary music. With an introduction by Peter-Lukas Graf! A book for all who want to play or learn to play the flute!