Su Lian Tan is an inspired and inspiring flutist and composer whose Autumn Lute-Song was commissioned for the Vermont Symphony's autumn tour in 1995. Tan transforms the string orchestra into a
Three movements based on chant melodies, Ave Maria, Stabat Mater and Salve Regina, for this new duo for the pairing of flute and organ. Written for the 125th anniversary of the Basilica
Shulamit Ran has created many powerful and sparkling works for flutists, but none for Flute and Piano until the Chicago Flute Club commisioned this work to be premiered at the 2014 NFA convention in
Philadelphia's own marvelously talented Simpson family come together in Calvary for flute and piano. World-renowned mezzo-soprano Marietta Simpson and composer / organist / vocalist Evelyn
A three-movement salute to J.S. Bach, Schocker's Concertino Italiano is a fascinating combination of originality and the Baroque. The movements (Allegro, Andante and Presto) each
Zwilich's Concerto Elegia for flute and strings was commissioned by a consortium of 11 orchestras and premiered by flutist Trudy Kane at University of Miami's Frost School of Music. The work's
Liebermann is one of the most prolific of composers for the flute, having written three concertos for the instrument (including a piccolo concerto and a flute and harp concerto) and (one with piano
DC was commissioned by Nan Raphael (Solo Piccolo, US Army Field Band, retired) who premiered it in an all-Schocker concert at the 2015 NFA convention in Washington DC, with Schocker at the piano.
A ten minute sonatine in three movements, Diary of a Songbird was composed for Sarah Jackson to premiere at the 2014 NFA annual convention. Musically inspired by both the "song" and the "bird"
In Greek mythology, Daedalus was an inventor who created wings from feathers and wax, so he and his son Icarus could escape Crete by flying away. While Daedalus flew wisely, Icarus flew too close to the sun
Ewazen's A Night in New Orleans is a tour-de-force: a 12 minute work for solo flute which is a once a
This is a straightforward yet beautiful arrangement of the famous tune. It will require sensitive musicianship and good technique, but is such a fine piece, it practically plays itself.
Kozuch's Poem is a plaintive elegy, perfect for memorial concerts, in religious services, or as a lyric interlude in recital. Although composed with piano accompaniment, the music is also very
Darkly lyrical and mysteriously sensual, Harberg's Poem and Transformations is a two-movement recital work of beauty and exuberance. Commissioned by Susan Glaser who recorded the work for Koch
For flutist Jenny Cline, Schocker assembles a set of six descriptive character studies. The titles give a hint at the musical content: "Blind Optimist," "Incurable Romantic," "Keeping It Cool,"
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