French flautist, Marcel Moyse (1889-1984) studied at the Paris Conservatoire before becoming a renowned performer on the instrument. He was also responsible for training a brilliant generation of Flute players and his combined experience and expertise created the well-informed compilation, 50 Melodic Studies by Demersseman, for Flute.
With notes in French, English, German and Japanese, Moyse''s studies are accessible and versatile. Focus in the second volume is given to fingering, phrasing, tempo, breath control, articulation, intervals, range, and ornamentation, among other musical aspects. 50 Melodic Studies for Flute, based on studies by flautist, Jules Demersseman (1833-1866) is essential to the technical progress of advanced flautists.