The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by G.F. Handel
Arranged for Flute Sextet by Mel Orriss
Instrumentation: 4 c flutes (flute 1 and 2 doubling on piccolo), alto flute, bass flute
Score and parts
A large and lively arrangement of the famous opening from Act 3 of Handel’s Oratorio Solomon. The inclusion of two Piccolos as the piece progresses gives extra brightness and an organ-like quality to the sound.