Southwestern Sketches for Expandable Flute Choir by Ricky Lombardo
Score and parts
Instrumentation: piccolo, 7 C flutes or piccolo, 4 c flutes, 2 alto flutes, bass flute, contrabass flute (includes optional c flute parts to substitute for alto and bass flute parts)
II. Cactus Flower
III. Coyote Chase
This composition was written and dedicated to the Tucson Flute Club for their 50th Anniversary. It was premiered at the celebration concert on March 8, 2020 to a standing room only audience. Each movement portrays a vision of the “Great Southwest”. There is calmness, beautiful lyrical lines, expressive harmony, animation and excitement throughout the composition. This work is sure to become a favorite with your flute choir.