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Staff Pick

“An interesting combination!”

Chris Hankin Just Flutes staff member -

If you are lucky enough to have access to a Contrabass flute you will obviously really enjoy this piece! The pairing of a such a large instrument with the agile Allegro Vivo music of Fucik is interesting, and although the rest of the ensemble takes the lion's share of the semiquaver writing, there is quite a lot of running around for the solo as well. Problems with balance are solved by thinning out the texture when the contrabass plays, and as the solo passages are in short sections, the interplay between the instruments adds good textural structure. If you don't have a contrabass you could aways try it on the piccolo!

From the Publisher

Featuring the mighty contrabass, this piece is a fun ensemble piece for larger flute choirs.

Our Description

An arrangement for solo contrabass flute and flute choir

Difficulty guide: 6-8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Item Details


  • Part 1: Solo Contrabass Flute
  • Part 2: Piccolo
  • Part 3: Flute
  • Part 4: Flute
  • Part 5: Flute
  • Part 6: Flute
  • Part 7: Alto Flute
  • Part 8: Bass Flute
  • Part 9 (Optional): Contr'alto Flute
  • Part 10 (Optional): Contrabass Flute
  • Part 11 (Optional): Sub-Contrabass Flute in G
Category: Flute Choir Music: 8 Mixed Flutes
Publisher: Forton Music
Publisher's reference: FM299
Our Stock Code: 1350524
Media Type: Paperback - Score and parts