Arabesques (1991) for Flute and Percussion by Adolphus Hailstork
Instrumentation: Flute and Percussion (1 player – xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, tom-toms, claves, medium gong)
Duration: 11-12 minutes
A very unique recital piece by the leading African-American composer Adolphus Hailstork, showcasing both performers. In five contrasting movements, including solos for flute and vibraphone, and two movements with rhythmic patterns of 5 and 10, common to Arabic music.