Christopher Norton Concert Collection
Arranged by Christopher Norton
From the Publisher
The creator of Microjazz expands his hugely popular Concert Collection series with music for flute and piano - once again in his own unique style. The fifteen entertaining and inventive pieces, based on well-known spirituals, folk tunes, Classical themes and songs by Stephen Foster, encompass a whole range of styles and moods. This stunning music for solo flute and piano for intermediate to advanced-level players includes many brand new vintage Norton compositions. There is also a spectacular playalong CD featuring backing tracks and amazing performances from Nicola Hunter on the flute and the composer at the piano.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
Improvisation on Spirituals
- Nobody Knows
- Swing Low
- Were You There?
- Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?
Improvisations on Folksongs
- All through the night
- Barbara Allen
- Drunken Sailor
- John Peel on Holiday
Inventions on best-loved Classical themes
- A Latin Musical Joke (Mozart)
- Seville Stomp (Rossini)
- The Young Huntsman (Schumann)
- Dream of Love (Liszt)
Improvisations on songs by Stephen Foster
- Susanna at the hoedown
- Beautiful dreamer
- I Dream of Jeannie