Giulio Briccialdi was an Italian flautist and composer. Briccialdi was born in Terni. His contributions include inventing the B-flat thumb key for the Boehm flute. He died in Florence. Briccialdi, known as “the Paganini of the flute,” was a remarkable virtuoso who toured Europe as a soloist and was responsible for several technical improvements to the flute—now standard features on the instrument. He ultimately settled in Florence and taught at the Florence Conservatory.
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Fantasia on 'La Traviata', Op.76 Carnevale di Venezia, Op.78 Wind Quintet No.1, Op.124 Danza delle Streghe di Paganini, Op.138 Pot-Pourri on 'La Straniera', Op.37
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