Russian Sailor's Dance
Composed by Reinhold Gliere (1875-1956)
Arranged by Ricky Lombardo for Flute Choir
Published by Lombardo Music Publications
Includes score and parts
4 C flutes, Alto flute (or C flute), C flute (or Bass flute), and Contrabass flute
“Russian Sailor's Dance” is a composition from the ballet “The Red Poppy”. It is a dramatic and entertaining piece that is suitable for a wide variety of performance situations. The familiar melody starts out “Marcato” and finishes with its furious accelerando at the end making several tempo changes along the way.