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Windweaver Flute Trio
Written in the K'au District on the Island of Hawai'i, this piece for flute trio captures the sound of the wind rising in the distance off the ocean and whispering through the old growth, ohia trees. There is a gentle 'whoosh' as the wind brushes past your ears. A careful listener will hear that wind from old Hawai'i. Written in 2007, "Windweaver" has become a favorite of flutists and audiences at the Alaska Flute Studies Center in Anchorage, Alaska. 6:00 minutes
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Solace, written by Scott Joplin in 1909, is subtitled "A Mexican Serenade." This is the only piece Joplin wrote using the tango rhythm. It is based on the contradanza or habanera rhythm which was popular in Mexico in the 18th century. The ending of Solace is recognizable as the theme music from the movie"The Sting." This arrangement is scored for five flutes with optional alto, bass and contrabass flute parts.
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The Mysterious Barricades by François Couperin was written in 1717 for harpsichord. It
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December Dawn is a flute quartet for 4 c-flutes that is written for elementary ensembles. It is a tone poem miniature evoking the feeling of waking early on a winter morning after heavy snowfall. Everything is still and quiet before the light gradually emerges.
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Calendar Suite - April Snow
April Snow is a flute quartet for 4 c-flutes that is written for elementary ensembles. It was composed in Alaska where snow in April is not uncommon. It is a light, fluffy snow that no one takes too seriously.
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Merrily Mary is a Flute Quartet for beginners. It is scored for 4 C-Flutes with optional Alto and Bass flute parts. This quartet includes a hidden "Mary Had a Little Lamb" since it is inevitable that every beginning student plays that melody.
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