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Chill and Chirp! 17 Original Pieces for Solo Flute

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  • Staff Pick

Staff Pick

“Another lovely Taggart book!”

Chris Hankin Just Flutes staff member - [email protected]
HiIary Taggart writes so well for the flute!  As usual with her music, each piece tackles a specific technical issue, for example Hooves will improve 12/8 articualtion, Yellow Sand covers E flat fingering and hand position, and Promenade addresses evenness of fingers and tonal control. That these quite advanced concepts are introduced through imaginative music making rather than though intensive exercises will make this book so much more appealing to a less experienced player. It's therefore invaluable!
Difficulty guide: 5-7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  1. Intro: Develop tone with heroic proclamation of phrase
  2. Chill: Musical shaping
  3. Chirp: Trills
  4. Promenade: Even and consistant tone colours
  5. C is for Clock: Staccato
  6. Footsteps: Varied articulation
  7. Suzuki:Flexible tone
  8. Yellow Sand:E flat fingering and hand position
  9. Kimono: Control of fingers
  10. The Boating Lake: Intonation
  11. The Bright Side: Rhythmic articulation
  12. Hooves: Tonguing and dynamics
  13. Timely: 5/8 and 5 bar phrases
  14. Cradle Song: Middle C sharp control
  15. Capriccio:: Freely, with imagination
  16. Zapadeado: Articulation and tone colour
  17. Hassle: Difficult fingering

Item Details


  • Part 1: Flute
Category: Solo Flute Repertoire
Publisher: Spartan Press
Publisher's reference: SP1279
Our Stock Code: 1383959
Media Type: Paperback (20 pages [score])