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BitterSweet for Flute and Piano

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Chris Hankin Just Flutes staff member - [email protected]

This atmospheric piece really holds your interest. Each section is a voyage of discovery leading you onto the next which is just around the corner. This is all held together by two contrasting themes representing the conrasting natures of the title. There is plenty of interaction between the flute and piano and some note bending which add interesting textures, and the flexibility in the  performance directions means there is plenty of scope to set your imagination free. Enticing!

From the Publisher

BitterSweet for Flute and Piano by Ken Benshoof was commissioned by the Seattle Flute Society in celebration of their 40th anniversary. Take a pair of themes, which are to each other as Bitter is to Sweet: The first — a whimsical, quizzical, searching Flute, with commentary from the Piano. The second — soft modal tonalities in the Piano, with lyrical thoughts in the Flute.

Performance duration (approx): 8'00

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

Item Details


  • Part 1: Flute
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Contemporary Flute and Piano Music
Publisher: ALRY Publications
Publisher's reference: FP158
Our Stock Code: 1497144
Media Type: Paperback (13 pages [score])

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