1.7.16 was commissioned by The Hamilton Flute Band to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, and was premiered in St Columb’s Cathedral, Londonderry on 1st July 2016.
A Sax favourite, based on the version by the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Butterworth based The Banks of Green Willow on two folk song melodies that he noted in 1907 - "The Banks of Green Willow" and "Green Bushes". This lush textured Idyll is set here for advanced high
Based on the Northumbrian song "Bonny at Morn", this large scale piece is scored for various flute ensembles. After a restless introduction, the tune is heard as a a slow air passed between the parts. This
Basse Danse, Pieds-en-l'air and Mattachins from Peter Warlock's most well-known work. These pieces reflect the colourful life of their composer and feature energetic rhythms and unexpected
A chance to replicate those Glen Miller saxes whilst getting to grips with jazzy rhythms. This engaging arrangement (which includes an optional train whistle and acme siren!) is popular with the
This well known miniature from the ballet La Fille Mal Gardée is danced by the Widow Simone (and accompanying ballerinas) as she is enraptured by a pair of clogs presented by her daughter.
"Cloudscapes" was commissioned by the Indiana State University flute ensemble. A piece was requested that would challenge all the players, with especial attention to the alto and bass flutes.