- Worth the high price tag
Italian composer Ernesto Köhler studied flute with his father. He was first flute of the Court Orchestra at Modena, later at the Karl Theater in Vienna, and in 1871 of the Imperial Orchestra in St. Petersburg. Köhler wrote numerous works for flute, from educational studies to compositions for intermediate through virtuoso flutists. His Papillon (Butterfly) is one of many short character pieces for flute and piano.
Performance duration (approx): 3'00
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).