Habanera from Carmen by Georges Bizet and Francoise Borne
Arranged for Solo Flute and Concert Band by Matt Johnston
This arrangement was written for Lynne Stukart and the Geneseo High School Concert Band. The famous Habanera from Carmen has been extracted from the ever-popular Carmen Fantasy and crafted into a solo piece with concert band, perfect as an encore! The work opens with a fanfare and cadenza, followed by a statement of the Habanera, followed by the second variation from original. Suitable for bands of all ages, this arrangement features a colorful, yet light accompaniment to this flute solo. A great piece to feature your first chair flute player, or perhaps a guest soloist.
Instrumentation: Solo Flute; Flute 1, 2; Oboe; Bassoon; Clarinet 1, 2, 3; Bass Clarinet; Alto Saxophone 1, 2; Tenor Saxophone; Baritone Saxophone; Trumpet 1, 2; Horn 1, 2; Trombone 1, 2; Euphonium (BC and TC); Tuba; Timpani; Castanets/Snare Drum; Triangle