Paul Hindemith is an important composer of the 20th century. Hindemith, who is also conductor, performer and educator, contributed to the establishment of a music school in Ankara by taking part in the development of Turkish contemporary music. Adhering to traditional forms of music, the composer also has a unique musical approach. As a pioneer of the “Gebrauchsmusik” movement, the composer is also an important composer of the Neo Classicalis. He composed works for all age and level groups including amateur musicians. The composer also used this approach for the “Flute” instrument. The composer's works for flute range from beginner to professional. Hindemith used the flute of the 20th century according to its technical capacity and made significant contributions to the flute literature. In this study, the contributions of the composer to the flute literature were examined.
Paul Hindemith, Hindemith, Flute, Flute Literature