Herdsmaiden's Dance arranged for Solo Flute and Flute Choir
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“A show-off piece for a star!”
From the Publisher
Swedish composer Hugo Alfvén (1872—1960) was born in Stockholm and studied at the Royal College of Music (Kungliga Musikhögskolan) from 1887 to 1891. The “Herdsmaiden’s Dance” (“Vallflickans Dans”) is part of the music from his three-act ballet “Bergakungen,” which was premiered in 1923. The idea for the story behind this ballet can be traced back to his friendship with Swedish illustrator John Bauer. In 1915, Bauer presented Alfvén with the idea to compose a ballet based around the character of the herdsmaiden. As a result, “Bergakungen” was created, and from that ballet, we have this delightful dance, arranged here for solo flute and flute choir.
Performance duration (approx): 4'
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
- Part 1: Flute
- Part 2: Flute
- Part 3: Flute
- Part 4: Flute
- Part 5: Alto Flute or Flute
- Part 6: Bass Flute or Contrabass Flute or Contr'alto Flute
Publisher: ALRY Publications
Publisher's reference: FC392
Our Stock Code: 1456912
Media Type: Paperback - Score and parts (9 pages [score])