'Rigaudon' from 'Le Tombeau de Couperin' by Maurice Ravel, arranged for Flute Orchestra by Shaul Ben-Meir
Scored for 6 C Flutes, 2 Alto Flutes, Bass Flute, Contrabass Flute
“Le tombeau de Couperin” was originally composed as a suite for solo piano by Maurice Ravel. It was written between 1914 and 1917 and consists of six movements based on the movements of a traditional Baroque suite. The Rigaudon movement, arranged here for flute choir, is in a lively duple meter with a contrasting middle section.