Composer
BENNETT, RR
Title
Six Souvenirs
Instrumentation
2 flutes, piano
Editor
Janet Schlein and Park Mack Somers
Publisher
Maurice River Press
Grade
3-3+
Product Code
05P050003113

6 Souvenirs
Composed by Robert Russell Bennett (1894-1981)
For Two Flutes and One Piano
Edited by Janet Schlein Somers and Paul Mack Somers
Published by Maurice River Press (1948)
Duration: 14 minutes
Includes score and flute parts

Six Souvenirs for Two Flutes and One Piano were written in 1948 for, and premiered by John Wummer (1899-1977) and his wife Mildred Hunt Wummer with Bennett at the piano at Chamber Music Hall, City Center, New York. In it he honors his flute-playing friends, who just happened to be some of the most distinguished flutists of the twentieth century.

Contents:
I.   "Thinking of Brown Schoenheit"
II.  "Remembering Georges Barrere"
III. "At a Barndance with the Baxters"
IV.  "A Serenade for Billy Kincaid"
V.   "A Fontainebleau Evening with Quinto and Lamar"
VI.  "Trading Jokes with Verne and Eddie Powell"

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