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These birds are having a party! They use Latin rhythms to give a feel-good factor and fly around all over the place. Best played with an easy technique, including nifty fingers and neat articulation, plus a real sense of humour this would make a fantastic encore. Difficulty Guide: 8
Eleven is a very atmospheric piece which draws on the middle-European folk song tradition that inspired Bartok. McDowall uses these folk melodies to great effect with inflections grace notes and glissandi to enhance their character. It’s extremely unusual and would be a perfect foil for all the other great flute pieces that you might choose to play in a recital. Difficulty Guide: 8
Michael Torke’s music has been described as “optimistic, joyful, and thoroughly uplifting” which is a great description of this piece. Syncopated rhythms drive the music forward from the bass while the flute dances above. It’s all supposed to be ‘very fast, light and effortless’ – tricky to achieve but great fun to try! Difficulty Guide: 8
The back story of The Flute Voice is a Sidney Lanier poem of the same title and the words are printed throughout the flute part to forge a strong musical link. The opening line ‘ a velvet flute note fell down pleasantly’ is enticing and the music reflects this with a beautifully crafted flute line over rich supportive harmony, a feature of the writing throughout. This makes it so rewarding to play. This is a very beautiful and expressive piece which would be great in any situation. Difficulty Guide 7-8
If you love a good tune, look no further than this stunner from Amanda Jane Fox. This is easy listening at its best – a glorious melody and flowing accompaniment which wows audiences instantly. It’s not too difficult either so a winner on every level. Buy it now! Difficulty Guide: 7