French Pieces for Flute and PianoIncludes Online Audio
- Highly recommended
From the Publisher
Parlez-vous Francais? This collection of popular compositions for flute illustrates French musical styles at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century. Written information about the composers and French musical styles is included as well as keyboard accompaniments. The pieces include popular and enjoyable pieces by Debussy, Satie, Faure, Boisdeffre, Saint-Saens. On the audio recording, a native French speaker introduces all of the works in the book, helping you learn correct pronunciation of the composers' names and performance markings. Play along with the piano accompaniment tracks for all pieces in the book. Accompaniment tracks reflect nuances in tempo, phrasing and articulation used by professional performers. All works are set at a performance tempo and can be used in the practice, studio or recital setting. Includes access to online audio.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
- Orientale, Op.31 no.2 (Boisdeffre)
- Romance, Op. 37 (Saint-Saens)
- Sicilienne (Faure)
- Le Petit Berger (Debussy)
- La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin (Debussy)
- Pavane (Faure)
- Gymnopedie I (Satie)
- Le Cygne (The Swan) (Saint-Saens)
- Clair de Lune (Debussy)
- Reverie (Pessard)