Personalities | James Galway | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1939
British flautist

Galway studied in London and Paris before becoming an orchestral player, first in England, then with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra 1969–75. Since leaving Berlin he has been active as a soloist. He has enlarged the flute repertory by adapting works written for other instruments, and several composers have written pieces for him.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
Personalities | Emil Gilels | Contemporary | Classical


An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...


Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.

Rock, A Life Story

Rock, A Life Story

The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.

David Bowie

David Bowie

Fantastic new, unofficial biography covers his life, music, art and movies, with a sweep of incredible photographs.