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“The World’s Greatest Flutist,” 1918–21

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute

Published in print August 2005 | ISBN: 9780195170160
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199850372 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0014
“The World’s Greatest Flutist,” 1918–21

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This chapter examines the career development of Georges Barrère during the period from 1918 to 1921. At the beginning of 1918, Barrère remained busy with the recording of Trio de Lutèce for Columbia Records and teaching. In addition, he also performed in a series of concert tours. The major initiative for the spring of 1921 was a long tour with the Ballet Intime. His success continued, however his friendship and relationship with other musicians was damaged because of financial issues.

Keywords: Georges Barrère; Trio de Lutèce; Ballet Intime; concert tours; friendship

Chapter.  13493 words. 

Subjects: Musicology and Music History

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