Composer
FAHRBACH
Title
Prima Fantasia Op78
Instrumentation
3 flutes
Editor
Maurizio Bignardelli
Publisher
Riverberi Sonori
Grade
3+
Product Code
06R190RS1062

Prima Fantasia su motivi dell'Aida di Verdi Op.78 composed by Joseph Fahrbach (1804-1883)
Revised by Maurizio Bignardelli for 3 Flutes
Includes score and parts

An Austrian composer of the 19th century, he was also a virtuoso on the guitar, flute and clarinet, along with being a military bandmaster.  He also wrote several flute concertos, along with operatic fantasies for two, three and four flutes without piano accompaniment.  This trio showcases the idea of salon music, along with showing the virtuosity of the flute in the celebration of Verdi's Aida.  Lines are passed between the voices, and solos are also shared. 

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