A Night in Greenwich for Solo Bass or Alto Flute
- Highly recommended
From the Publisher
A night in Greenwich was commissioned by Marion Garver in January 1997. It is a work for solo bass flute which was written to highlight the tonal qualities and agility of her bass flute made by Eva Kingma. It was premiered by Marion Garver at the National Flute Association convention in Chicago, August 1997.
Although written for the bass flute, A Night in Greenwich performs equally well on both alto or concert flutes.
The piece contains different moods, care should be taken to follow the tempo markings. Be sure to play the 'in tempo' sections at D and H very rhtyhmically with no rubato.
A solo work for Bass Flute which also works equally well on Alto or Concert Flutes. This solo tour de force lasts about 5 minutes. It includes easy harmonics, flowing melodies and a fast rhythmic section. Suitable for a solo recital on any flute.
Performance duration (approx): 5'00
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).