From the Publisher
The Swiss Shepherd is designed to feature a top level flute soloist with your band.This is a theme and variation piece moving back and forth from G minor to G major. Double and triple tonguing is demonstrated along with brief cadenzas, arppegiated runs, and brief interludes by the band accompaniment.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).