Composer
DEBUSSY
Title
Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
Instrumentation
3 flutes (one doubles on piccolo), alto flute, bass flute
Arranger
Gudrun Hinze
Publisher
Alry Publications
Grade
2+
Product Code
10A2100FC311
score and parts

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faune) by Claude Debussy
Arranged for Flute Quintet by Gudrun hinze
Scored for 3 C Flutes (Flute 2 doubles on Piccolo), Alto Flute Bass Flute

One of the most famous flute solos ever written, here is your chance to play it in a totally different way. Gudrun Hinze has masterfully arranged this for a flute quintet consisting of three C Flutes, Alto Flute and Bass Flute. The second flute doubles on Piccolo, and the third flute has the option to double on a Schnarrkopf-Flöte (or buzzing headjoint), which is explained further in the notes. A variety of timbres are explored throughout this masterwork and it has been recorded by Quintessenz, the Leipzig Flute Ensemble, of which Gudrun is a member.

 

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