German musician Hans-Martin Linde has generated impressive qualifications in a lot of fields of effort that it’s difficult to provide him an initial classification. Some biographers will contact him a flutist and recorder participant first, a conductor. He started his career like a flutist, but ultimately turned to performing, without, nevertheless, abandoning the flute or recorder. He in addition has performed in concert like a baritone vocalist; has drawn see like a composer, especially for his 1993 Concerto for recorder and strings; and offers authored many authoritative books on flute and recorder overall performance. Linde has made an appearance as conductor on the bigger portion of his recordings, frequently leading the ensemble he founded, the Linde Consort. He mementos Baroque and early music generally in his repertory options, hardly a shock taking into consideration his fondness for the recorder, transverse flute, and additional early devices. Linde has produced many recordings, many on EMI, Virgin, Sony Classical, Vanguard, Capriccio, and various other brands. Hans-Martin Linde was created in Werne, Germany, on, may 24, 1930. From 1947 to 1951 he examined music in Freiburg on the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, where his primary teachers had been Gustav Scheck (flute) and Konrad Lechner (performing). After graduation, Linde trained flute and freelanced being a choral conductor for quite some time. He started doing work for the Cologne-based Western German Radio in 1955, providing as flutist in the Cappella Coloniensis and showing up on many recordings. In 1957 he approved the post as flutist using the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, where he relocated. In 1971 he started providing as co-conductor of the ensemble. Linde trained music for 3 years (1976-1979) in the Musik Akadamie der Stadt Basel, while staying active like a conductor and flutist. By the first ’80s Linde as well as the Linde Consort frequently made an appearance on recordings, especially in the J.S. Bach cantatas for EMI. He also started performing Baroque operas: his 1989 reading of Vivaldi’s Griselda in Ludwigshafen was an excellent success. Through the entire 1990s and in to the fresh century Linde continued to be active both within the concert stage and in the documenting studio room. Among his newer recordings may be the 2006 Compact disc entitled Music for Recorder from Renaissance & Baroque, released by Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (written by Sony Classical). Among Linde’s better known books on flute playing may be the Handbuch des Blockflötenspiels, originally released in 1962 in German and in British in 1981.