Composer
VON SUPPE
Title
Light Cavalry Overture
Instrumentation
6 flutes, 2 alto flutes, 2 bass flutes, contrabass flute (flute 2 doubles piccolo)
Arranger
Shaul Ben-Meir
Publisher
Megido Music Publications
Grade
3
Product Code
10M060MEG004
flute choir

Light Cavalry Overture by Franz von Suppe
Arranged for Flute Orchestra by Shaul Ben-Meir
For 6 C Flutes (with Flute 2 doubling on Piccolo), 2 alto flutes, 2 bass flutes and contrabass flute
Includes score and parts

The Light Cavalry Overture is one of Suppé's most popular compositions and has achieved a quite distinct life of its own. Heroic fanfares and eastern Hungarian melodies can be heard, making it a perfect overture to a grand adventure. Many orchestras around the world have the piece in their repertoire, and the main theme of the overture has been adapted numerous times by various musical ensembles, cartoons and other media.

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