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searching pieces for flute solo

Post by desdemona.sams » Fri Sep 04, 2009 3:16 am

hello to all flute players,
i am planning to make a concert with only flute solo pieces. so..i am searching for piece suggestions.but, it should not be only the famous solos. i also need special suggestions for the classic and romantic flute pieces ( i already have some braoque and contemporary pieces).

i hope, someone can help me :D

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Post by fluteguy18 » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:29 am

Kuhlau has a few really nice Fantasies that aren't played very often. I would look into one of them for sure.

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Post by MissyHPhoenix » Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:01 pm

Donjon has a couple of really neat ones.
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Post by desdemona.sams » Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:12 am

thx for the advice!

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Post by Arianna » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:11 am

On my senior recital I did something like that (along with a couple flute w/ piano pieces). I played the Bach Partita in a minor, Debussy Syrinx, Varese Density 21.5, and Berio Sequenza. Seemed to go smoothly, even though the majority is modern. I loved all the pieces.

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Post by sidekicker » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:03 pm

I'm curious -- why only pieces for flute alone?

Another nice set to play are the Ferroud 3 pieces.

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Post by cflutist » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:06 pm

There is also the Bozza Image

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Post by Bo » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:25 pm

I am also always looking for solo flute pieces. I have most of the pieces you mention, and also a book called "Flute Classics" which has the most famous music. It also has a piano accompaniment, but I usually play the Solo part (a separate book).
http://search.barnesandnoble.com/The-Li ... 0825617072
Some of the pieces have been adapted though I think.
All in all, I found them pretty easy and rewarding at the same time. Some are a little bit TOO easy, but still nice.

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Post by Zevang » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:05 pm

See also "Piece", by J.Ibert. Really a "must play".

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Post by MathWizard » Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:23 pm

I still stick by my favorite flute solo, "The Carnival of Venice"
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Post by desdemona.sams » Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:21 am

I still stick by my favorite flute solo, "The Carnival of Venice"


isnt this piece played with piano?

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Post by desdemona.sams » Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:24 am

sidekicker wrote:I'm curious -- why only pieces for flute alone?

Another nice set to play are the Ferroud 3 pieces.

SK
beacause im going to make a concert with only solo pieces...people do not hear very often the solo flute, so i think it is interesting..
and i dont have stress with my piano player

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Post by desdemona.sams » Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:27 am

Arianna wrote:On my senior recital I did something like that (along with a couple flute w/ piano pieces). I played the Bach Partita in a minor, Debussy Syrinx, Varese Density 21.5, and Berio Sequenza. Seemed to go smoothly, even though the majority is modern. I loved all the pieces.
thank you for your advice...that are really famous pieces, but i am looking for not so famous pieces, cause i want to suprise people, and today we are listening always pieces that we already now, and it is not so exiciting anymore :(

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Post by Arianna » Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:55 am

Try this:
http://adamscottneal.com/nympholepsy.pdf
This is a composer I went to school with. I thought this piece was pretty cool. If I remember right, he used the same compositional technique as the Berio Sequenza. I loved it and performed it many times. This would not be known! :)
Also, if you don't want to bother with a pianist, have you thought about any flute and tape/cd stuff? That would leave you with more modern choices, if you are into that...I personally love modern music. Oh, and to throw out something else, Telemann Fantasies. I don't think they are quite as played as the Bach Partita. (could be wrong, just seems like that with most of the stuff I have listened to)

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Post by desdemona.sams » Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:26 am

I will check it out, thx arriana!
Telemann is in Vienna, where I am from, played very often, but I still like them, and probably will play 1-2 fantasies

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