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Golliwogg's Cakewalk [Flute Choir]

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From the Publisher

Winner - National Flute Association 1996 Newly-Published Music Award. Romp through this complete transcription of Debussy's ragtime classic. 

In 1908, fourteen years after composing the Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un faune, Claude Debussy completed the piano suite, Children’s Corner, which was dedicated to his daughter “Chouchou.” The sixth and final movement, Golliwogg’s Cakewalk, is a delightfully clever miniature that demonstrates Debussy’s recognition of two major trends in late nineteenth century music: the innovative ragtime rhythms of American culture, and a "tribute" to Richard Wagner by including a quotation from the famous opera, Tristan and Isolde.

Performance duration (approx): 3'00

Difficulty guide: 6-7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Item Details


  • Part 1: Piccolo
  • Part 2: Flute
  • Part 3: Flute
  • Part 4: Flute
  • Part 5: Flute
  • Part 6: Alto Flute
  • Part 7: Bass Flute
  • Part 8 (Optional): Contrabass Flute
Category: Flute Choir Music: 7 Mixed Flutes
Publisher: Nourse Wind Publications
Publisher's reference: FC730NW
Our Stock Code: 967853
Media Type: Paperback - Score and parts (8 pages [score])