Product card Recordings  Classical
Performer
BEN-MEIR
Title
Music For Flute
Product Code
M6MECD00002
Composer(s)
Karg-Elert; Petrassi; Burton; Widor; Hindemith; Hue; Krantz; Ben-Haim; Ganne

A flutist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for more than 30 years, Shaul Ben-Meir studied with Geoffrey Gilbert, Joseph Mariano and Jean-Pierre Rampal.  Before commencing his long tenure with the Detroit Symphony, he served as Principal Flutist of the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, after which he served as visiting Professor at Ithaca College and later as Artist in Residence at University of Buffalo in New York.  As a 21 year old, he was awarded the Silver Medal in The International Wind Instrument Competition in Helsinki, Finland. Ben-Meir is well-known in the international flute community for his prolific adaptations of symphonic works for flute orchestra.   

Karg-Elert - Sonata Appassionata (solo flute)
Petrassi - Dialogo Angelico (2 flutes - with Torkil Bye, flute)
Burton - Sonatina (flute, piano)
Widor - Suite, Op34 (flute, piano)
Hindemith - Sonata (flute, piano)
Hue - Fantasie (flute, piano)
Hue - Petite Piece (flute, piano)
Krantz - Whirlwind (flute, piano)
Ben-Haim - Three Songs Without Words (flute, piano)
Ganne - Andante and Scherzo (flute, piano)

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