How can I find out what books have been published about the flute? How can I find out what music has been published for flute?
You can perform the same searches as recommended under the Books or Recordings tabs above, but search OhioLINK instead of just MaagNET. That will find you the vast majority of materials. You can also use WorldCat or one of the books listed below.
3-volume dictionary/encyclopedia of musical instruments. The entry on "flute" is a little more than 18 pages and is divided into the following sections: (1) General, (2) The Modern Flute, (3) Other Members of the Family, (4) History, and (5) Repertory and Its History. At the close of the flute entry is a list of hundreds of other flute types, from "a" to "Zwerchpfeiff," with entries found throughout the dictionary. Photos and illustrations. Bibliography of approximately 30 instruction books and 80 books and articles.