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.
This is a selection of 20 of the most popular Christmas Carols, arranged for woodwinds in a variety of keys; some with traditional harmonies, some more unusual. Perfect for busking on wintery evenings
This suite of 3 jazzy pieces is designed to make the quartet sound as rich and full as possible. "Pork Pie" is straight ahead swing, oozing with syncopation and reminiscent of the big bands and TV
Celebrate your Christmas season with a jazz-infused medley of three beloved Christmas songs: Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas! Each song in the
A flexible arrangement of this beautiful movement from the Serenade for Winds "Gran Partita". The piece features 3 solo lines and an accompanying ensemble, as listed, (minimum 8 players). A score
Originally for clarinet and 3 basset horns. Mozart seems to have based the main theme of this piece on that of his famous Ave Verum Corpus.
The sublime second movement from Mozart's Clarinet Concerto K.622, (used to great effect in Out of Africa). The tune passes seamlessly between the parts, with the alto flute even getting a short
Selected pieces from Tchaikovsky's Opus 39 for piano. Although the original collection is "for the Young" these are charming miniatures which make satisfying and enjoyable pieces for a fairly advanced
The first, and most famous movement from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik makes a charming and impressive concert piece for advanced flute trio or quartet.
A simplified and shortened version of the famous Vivaldi movement, ideal for concerts and weddings. At its full length it would suit a bride with a long aisle and a bit of composure time, but there are
The most varied movement of the three, this piece allows great contrast of colour, texture and articulation and each of the instruments has plenty to get their (chattering) teeth into!
The first movement from Concerto No. 4 in F minor: l'inverno for 3 flutes and alto. Vivaldi string music seems to work remarkably well on flutes, and there is real scope for exploring a
This is an advanced, original arrangement of Meacham's classic, which incorporates a number of different and challenging styles. Every instrument gets a chance to shine, either by playing the tune, or by
A Sax favourite, based on the version by the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
This exquisite Renaissance chanson is a true gem and was originally written for four Renaissance Flutes by Nicolas Gombert. It was first published by Pierre Attaingnant in Paris, 1533. Typical of many
This arrangement of the famous and charming Andante from Haydn's Symphony No. 94 is perfect for a mixed ability group. The simple tune is shared between the easier parts whilst the more advanced
Add a contemporary arrangement to your Christmas programme with this reimagined version of Angels From the Realms of Glory. Featuring jazz harmonies and rhythms along with 5/4 and 3/4 time
This chirpy dance is one of Grieg's most famous pieces and comes from the first Peer Gynt suite. It features chromatic harmony, and is mostly staccato - a great workout for all the clarinets.
The most well known song from Faure's "Trois Melodies". This arrangement shares lyrical the tune between 2 flutes and alto, with the gentle accompanying quavers shared between the other players. Score and
This piece was inspired by the harmonies and rhythms of the Aragonaise from Bizet's Carmen - but they were turned into a jazz waltz for saxophones. It features a driving groove in the lower