Composer
BAILEY
Title
Flute Fugue #2
Instrumentation
2 piccolos, (or Eb flute and piccolo), flute, alto flute, bass flute
Publisher
Falls House Press
Grade
2+
Product Code
10F18000FCB2
flute choir: piccolo, E-flat flute (or piccolo 2), flute, alto flute, bass flute; parts and score David Bailey composed this Fugue as way of introducing the instruments of the flute choir to audiences unfamiliar with the extended flute family. It is similar to his Flute Fugue #1, except for the inclusion here of the E-flat flute. A second piccolo may be substituted for the Eb flute voice in the fugue if not E-flat flute is available.

David Hill Bailey

"Since many audience members are not familiar with flutes other than the C flute and the piccolo, [Bailey] wrote this piece to describe each of the instruments in the flute choir. Using the fugue theme, this piece demonstrates the piccolo, Eb flute, C flute, alto flute, and bass flute allowing the audience to follow as each voice is added to the ensemble. (An alternate second piccolo part is included if there is no Eb flute available). All members of the flute choir are included by the end of the piece so the audience will hear not only each individual flute but the full, rich sound of the entire flute choir as well."
-from the introduction by Linda True 

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