Fantasia on Land of the Silver Birch – a setting of an old Ontario folk song arranged for flute choir by Nancy Nourse.
Scored for 2 Piccolos, 6 Flutes (3 parts, divisi), Alto Flute, Bass Flute, and optional Contrabass Flute.
Land of the Silver Birch is a well-known, well-loved traditional song sung widely around campfires across the Canadian province of Ontario. In this fantasia setting the colors of the alto and bass flutes as well as those of the two piccolos are particularly featured.
Performance notes are included as a preface to the score.