Composer
NOURSE
Title
Peppermints,etc.from Candy Cane Suite
Instrumentation
4 piccolo, 4 c flutes, alto flute, bass flute, 2 piccolo (optional contrabass flute)
Publisher
Nourse Wind Publications
Grade
2+
Product Code
10N050000027
flute choir

Commissioned by Nancy Spidel and the Colorado Flute Orchestra, this suite chronicles the historical development of the candy cane from Cologne Cathedral in the seventeenth century.

With a pastoral bass flute melody in 5/8 time, this programmatic movement will sweeten up any Christmas time programme.  A challenging yet tuneful work with interest in all parts. Winner - National Flute Association 2000 Newly-Published Music Award. 

Needs a large flute choir of 4 piccolos, 6 C flutes, alto and bass flute. Also includes an optional contrabass flute part.

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