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Flute Quartet No 1 in D major arranged for Flute and Piano, K285

£13.99

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Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus
Grades:
8
Trinity College exam syllabus
Grades:
6

From the Publisher

Of the three "Mannheim" flute quartets, that in D major K 285, is probably the best-known. Commissioned by the Dutch music-lover De Jean, it is concertante in character throughout: in the virtuoso opening movement, in the arioso central section and in the exuberant closing Rondeau the flute is treated as a solo instrument. The autograph manuscript has been classified as lost since 1945. According to the Köchel Catalogue it bore the original dating "Mannheim il 25 dec.1777". The dynamics and articulation provided by the sources are extremely sparse. In this respect the present edition for flute and piano largely follows the source material. The purpose of this arrangement is to enrich the flautist 's repertoire by a masterpiece from Mozart's chamber music.

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

Movements

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondeau

Item Details

Instrumentation

  • Part 1: Flute
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Classical Flute and Piano Music
Publisher: Universal Edition
Publisher's reference: UE18094
Our Stock Code: 1044317
Media Type: Paperback