Biography of Marcel Moyse (1889-1984)

Born in St. Amour
Studies with Gaubert, Taffanel and Hennebains at the conservatory
First price of the conservatory
Marriage with Céline Gautreau
First flutist in all leading French orchestras and soloist carreer as a soloist
Professorships at the conservatories in Geneve and Paris for a period of eight years and foundation of the Moyse-Trio (flute, violin and piano)
Plays the premiere of the Ibert flute concerto, conductor is Gaubert
Premier flutist of the Swiss Romanic Orchestra
Roussel dedicated the first movement of Joueurs de Flute to him
Numerous concerts together with his Sohn and author of several books and methods
Knight of the Legion of Honors, parting from the conservatory, where among his students Trevor Wye, Aitken, Bennett, Debost, Graf, Jaunet and Nicolet were

Sheet music for flute:

24 Petites Etudes Melodiques (Etüde)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, AL 18025
Rating: mid-grade
Short melodies, rhythmically variated. You have to play in the first two octaves only.

48 Etudes de Virtuosite 1 (Etüde)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, Al 18163
Rating: difficult

De La Sonorite - Art et Technique (Technik)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 18166
Rating: easy
The bible of flute sound. Laborious and useful exercises for daily warm up.

École de l'Articulation (Technik)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 17339
Rating: mid-grade

Etudes et Exercices Techniques (Technik)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, AL 16443
Rating: difficult

Gammes et Arpèges - 480 Exercices pour la Flûte (Technik)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 18 165
Rating: difficult
Short technical exercises in all tonalities. The best mixture is given by the included practising concept. Fixed part of my practising. One row of numbers at the beginning each day.

The Golden Age of the Flutists Vol. 1 (Sammlung)
edition on
(flute, piano)
Musikverlag Zen On
Rating: difficult
  1. Grand Solo No. 13 (Tulou)
  2. Fantasie Melancolique (Reichert)
  3. Fantasie sur le Freyschutz (Taffanel)

Tägliche Übungen (Technik)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, AL 16638
Rating: difficult
  1. Chromatische Übungen
  2. Ganzton-Tonleiter
  3. Akkorde mit übermässiger Quinte
  4. Akkorde mit verminderter Septime
  5. Dur-Tonleitern
  6. Moll-Tonleitern
  7. Dreiklänge
  8. Septimakkorde
  9. Terzen
  10. Gebrochene Akkorde
  11. Quarten
  12. Gebrochene Akkorde
  13. Sexten
  14. Gebrochene Akkorde
  15. Septimen
  16. Gebrochene Akkorde
  17. Oktaven
  18. Gebrochene Akkorde
Technical studies including a practising concept, chromatics, harmonies, intervals and so on.

Vingt Études D´Apres Kreutzer (Etüde)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 17 461
Rating: difficult

Zwölf Virtuosen-Etüden nach Chopin (Etüde)
edition on
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 17 462
Rating: very difficult

Literature von/über Marcel Moyse

Last edit 24.02.2013