Biography of John Clinton (1809-1864)

02.11.1809
Born in Dublin (due to Goldberg 1810)
Professorship for flute at the Royal Academy of Music
1843
Changes to the conical Böhm flute, at this time he was a supporter of Böhm
1847
As the cylindrical flute by Böhm came to the British market, Clinton became a opponent of Böhm and started to develop a new flute (Equisonant flute) himself.
1862
As soon as the patent for Böhms cylindrical flute was no longer valid, Clintons workshop startet to build cylindrical flutes himself, although he was a fervent opponent of this system before.
Premier flutist at the Italian Opera in London and teacher at the Royal Academy of Music
07.05.1864
Dies in London

Sheet music for flute:

Konzertantes Duo op. 43 (Es-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, clarinet, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Introduction. Allegro brillante
  2. Allegretto Thema + 2 Variationen
  3. Adagio - Rondo Allegro spiritoso
Absolutely new, printed in January 2014


Literature von/über John Clinton

Last edit 05.01.2013