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Andante in C major for Solo Flute and Flute Choir, K315

£24.99

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“A very useful arrangement if you have low flutes!”

Chris Hankin Just Flutes staff member - chrish@justflutes.com

It's always great to have useful arrangements of classic repertoire, especially ones as good as this. It will certainly teach the soloist  how to project as the low flute accompaniment is very rich in texture. The first flute part is sparse, leaving the moving semiquavers to Flute 2 and three alto flutes. The two bass flutes hold it all  together. The result is a beautiful new setting for Mozart's wonderful melody so if you don't have the right number of instruments start a crowd-funding scheme now!

From the Publisher

Mozart composed his Andante in C for flute and orchestra in 1778, and it is speculated that it was either an alternate slow movement for the G major concerto, or possibly the slow movement to a third flute concerto which was never completed. Here, arranged for solo flute and flute choir by Martin Melicharek, the solo part is intact, with the accompaniment arranged for a flute choir, mostly consisting of low flutes. A solo part, edited by Martin, is included, however, feel free to use any edition you like, as well as a different cadenza, or one of your own!

Performance duration (approx): 7 minutes
Difficulty guide: 5-7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Item Details

Instrumentation

  • Part 1: Solo Flute
  • Part 2: Flute
  • Part 3: Flute
  • Part 4: Alto Flute
  • Part 5: Alto Flute
  • Part 6: Alto Flute
  • Part 7: Bass Flute
  • Part 8: Bass Flute
  • Part 9 (Optional): Contr'alto Flute
  • Part 10 (Optional): Contrabass Flute
Category: Music for Flute Choir with Soloist(s)
Publisher: ALRY Publications
Publisher's reference: FC409
Our Stock Code: 1422351
Media Type: - Score and parts (9 pages [score])