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Old Birds (Oiseaux Anciens)


From the Publisher

The beauty and elegance of Gary Schocker's neo-baroque inspirations, and the charming French influence on his language come together in this ravishing suite. Schocker's picturesque movements are presented as: 1. Chatty Birds, 2. Depressed Birds and 3. Happy as Finches, while the Old Birds (composers of the Frencn and Italian Baroque) watch.... and occasionally tweet.

Honorable Mention, Flute and Piano category, National Flute Association (USA) Newly Published Music Competition 2017

Difficulty guide: 8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Chatty Birds (Bavards)
  • Depressed Birds (Deprimes)
  • Happy As Finches (Gais commes les Pinsons)

Item Details


  • Part 1: Flute
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Contemporary Flute and Piano Music
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Publisher's reference: 114-41794
Our Stock Code: 1392029
Media Type: Paperback (16 pages [score])