Arranged by Nicole Chamberlain
for Flute Quartet/Choir
Published by Spotted Rocket
Includes score and parts
Flute I (piccolo may also be suited for this part)
*The Flute III part may be used in the absence of the alto flute part or in order to help fill out the ensemble of a flute choir.
“Saltarello”, in this instance, is a 14th century lively dance from Italy. Originally, this piece is monophonic with a repeated 4 phrases seen in estampies. Estampies are believed to be the oldest surviving examples of purely instrumental music from Western Europe. The arranger fell in love with a recording of this Saltarello during Freshman Music History, and always wanted to arrange the piece for a larger ensemble. She found the opportunity when she was asked to be one of the conductors for the Atlanta Flute Club's 2015 Honors Flute Choir.