This Adagio is the fourth movement of Italian Baroque composer Arcangelo Corelli's Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, which was originally published in 1700 as part of his 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 5.
This jig is taken from O'Farrell's Pocket Companion for the Irish or Union Pipe, first published around 1805. Helvick Head (Ceann Heilbhic in Irish) is a promontory stretching out from the coastline of County Waterford. The tune was printed in O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody (1922) under the corrupt title “Melvin Head”.
This is the twenty-second piece from 24 Tägliche Studien (24 Daily Studies) by German flutist and composer Anton Bernhard Fürstenau, first published in Berlin in 1839.
This duet is taken from the celebrated Méthode de flûte by French flutist Jean-Louis Tulou, published in Paris in 1835.
This is the opening movement of the eleventh sonata from Sonate a flauto solo con cembalo, o violoncello (“Sonatas for solo flute with harpsichord or cello”) by Italian Baroque composer Paolo Benedetto Bellinzani, originally published in Venice in 1720.
This playful cumulative song (where verses get longer and longer) is traditionally sung at the end of the Passover Seder, the Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. The melody, which is believed to have its roots in Medieval German folk music, first appeared in a Haggadah (a text that sets forth the order of the Passover Seder) printed in Prague in 1590.
Thanks to Elan for suggesting this tune!
Today's piece is the eighteenth study from 40 Nuovi Studi, Op. 75, by Italian flutist, composer and arranger Luigi Hugues.