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A String of Thoughts

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“Bravo Tilmann!”

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

Tilmann Dehnhard is one of the most imaginative contemporary writers of music for the flute and this is another extremely good piece. The unifying factor is the note A for the piano which is constant throughout. Above this the flute weaves its magic with a mixture of elusive melodic fragments combined with a more rhythmic and jazz-influenced central section. All the required techniques are fully explained and it's all completely approachable and playable. The result is a piece that will be enjoyed by everyone - I've already bought my copy!

From the Publisher

Dear Flautist

This piece was written for an open-hole flute with a B foot. To play the glissandi, an open-hole flute is your only option. Although the fingering charts depict a B foot, it is not absolutely necessary: all fingerings can be played with a C foot.

Dear Pianist

The main structural frame of this piece is a constantly played a'. Performs this music with rhythmic precision, so the effect of a 'perpetuum mobile' - note appears.

Difficulty guide: 8
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Item Details

Instrumentation

  • Part 1: Flute
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Contemporary Flute and Piano (c1980 onwards)
Publisher: Universal Edition
Publisher's reference: UE36747
Our Stock Code: 1411416
Media Type: Paperback (15 pages [score])