Various: Bühne frei – Quartets

(Arranger: Barbara Gisler-Haase)

  • for four flutes
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    4th flute
    alto flute
  • Composer: Various
  • Arranger: Barbara Gisler-Haase
  • Table of contents:
    Gastoldi Giovanni Giacomo: Amor vittorioso
    Volkslied: Sommerkanon
    Lechner Konrad: Grün ist der Mai
    Widmann Erasmus: Wohlauf, ihr Gäste
    Schumann Robert: Tamburinschlägerin
    Brahms Johannes: Fragen
    Reger Max: Im Himmelreich ein Haus steht
    Reger Max: Abendgang im Lenz
    Kodály Zoltán: Túrót eszik a cigány
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Diverse: Curtain Up! - Quartets for four flutes with CD | UE36692

Easy to intermediate arrangements

  • Edition type: score and parts
  • Series: Magic Flute on Stage
  • Grade: 2-4
  • Edition info: Finalist "The National Flute Association Award" 2017
  • Format: 23.2 × 30.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7347-1
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08677-9
€22.50
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Description

The present booklet contains a sheet music collection of pieces from the chorale literature of the Renaissance and the Romantic period and is intended for group instruction. Concerted vocal music is particularly well suited for the flute ensemble, since when playing the flute the melodic quality is - similar to singing - essentially based upon breathing. This enables the flutist to maintain a natural flow during his performance.
Since there is very little original literature for the flute ensemble, a pedagogue is often required to draw on arrangements in which the lowest voices are frequently comprised of non-flute accompanying motifs. In chorale music, all voices are equally employed in a voice-leading manner. The phrasing slurs depend upon the text. The breathing signs in some cases only serve to clarify the musical line in general and are not to be used for strong breathing. The arrangements are created for flute ensembles with four voices. In each case the lowest voice can also be performed with an alto flute as an alternative. An according part is attached to the edition.

  • Ideal for group teaching
  • Choral music from the Renaissance and Romantic eras arranged for four flutes
  • All parts are melodic and are musically equal
  • Practice at home using the Play-Along CD which includes all parts

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Contents

  • Gastoldi Giovanni Giacomo: Amor vittorioso
  • Volkslied: Sommerkanon
  • Lechner Konrad: Grün ist der Mai
  • Widmann Erasmus: Wohlauf, ihr Gäste
  • Schumann Robert: Tamburinschlägerin
  • Brahms Johannes: Fragen
  • Reger Max: Im Himmelreich ein Haus steht
  • Reger Max: Abendgang im Lenz
  • Kodály Zoltán: Túrót eszik a cigány

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