Composed by Alan Ridout (1934-1996)
Six middle-grade pieces for flute and piano
Published by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
This album contains six descriptive miniatures for flute and piano, pleasantly melodic and typical of Alan Ridout’s simple but colourful musical style. The titles of the pieces have been taken from Keat’s poem ‘To Autumn’.
1. The maturing sun: Andante | 2. Gathering swallows: Allegro vivace | 3. Season of mists: Andnate tranquillo | 4. Flowers for the bees: Lento ma energico | 5. The red-breast whistles: Allegretto | 6. Mellow fruitfulness: Lento