Composer
BUSS
Title
Aquarius
Instrumentation
3 c flutes or 2 c flutes, alto flute
Publisher
Brixton Publications
Grade
3
Product Code
06B1800B440F

Aquarius for Flute Trio (or Ensemble) by Howard J. Buss
Written for 3 C flutes or 2 C flutes and Alto flute
Includes score and parts 
Duration: 7 minutes

This piece showcases both the agility and the beautiful, sonorous tone of instruments. It was written during the spring of 2013 and is the second in a series of works by the composer inspired by aspects of the signs of the Zodiac. The two movements are At the Glow of Dawn (3’5”) and Ocean Blue (3’50”). Aquarius explores a variety of sonic atmospheres and moods. The sophisticated musical language coupled with soaring melodies and intriguing rhythms makes this trio an accessible concert work as well as an impressive contest piece. (7’) An alto flute part is included as an alternative to the third flute

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