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Malagueña arranged for Flute Choir

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“Get those castanets out!”

Chris Hankin Just Flutes staff member - [email protected]
This is a great flute choir piece by the 'Cuban Gershwin'. It's Flamenco in style with driving bass lines and familiar themes. Mini cadenzas punctuate the form with soloists in dialogue with the rest of the group. Anne Cameron Pearce has arranged this wonderfully (as usual) so it really works. You can use all C flutes but the addition of the piccolo and at least some lower instruments will obviously lift the texture. The only thing missing is a part for castanets!

From the Publisher

Known as the Cuban Gershwin, 20th century composer Ernesto Lecuona wrote “Malaguena” as the sixth and final movement of his Suite Andalucia for piano, referring to the southern Spanish port city of Malaga. A flamenco piece, Ann Cameron Pearce’s arrangement of Malaguena is a delightful study in contrasting tempi and styles, with impish themes, driving basslines, frivolous arpeggios and a dramatic flair. For advanced ensembles.

*2012 NFA Newly Published Music Competition Finalist

Performance duration (approx): 4'30

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: Piccolo
  • Part 2: Flute
  • Part 3: Flute
  • Part 4: Flute
  • Part 5: Flute or Alto Flute
  • Part 6: Flute or Bass Flute
  • Part 7: Flute or Contrabass Flute
Category: Flute Choir Music: 7 Mixed Flutes
Publisher: Falls House Press
Publisher's reference: FH0406
Our Stock Code: 1026498
Media Type: Paperback - Score and parts