This Allegro is the opening movement of a Flute Duet in C major by famous German flutist and composer Johann Joachim Quantz, first published in 1759.
This is the second movement of the seventh 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 (apparently arbitrarily named) polka is taken from Francis O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922.
This spirited tune was found among the [Chicago Police Sergeant James] O'Neill manuscript but without a title. With a view to its identification in the Index we have named it.
This study is the twenty-fifth piece from 30 Studi, Op. 32, by Italian flutist, composer and arranger Luigi Hugues.
This march is attributed to Hortense de Beauharnais, the stepdaughter of French Emperor Napoleon I and Queen consort of Holland. Though she did not have any known education in composition, it is said that she was a very talented singer and pianist, and an acclaimed amateur composer.
A knight-errant is a figure of medieval chivalric romance literature. The adjective “errant” (meaning “wandering”) indicates how the knight-errant would wander the land in search of adventures to prove his virtues, either in knightly duels or in the pursuit of courtly love.
The present arrangement for two flutes is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in Philadelphia in 1833.
This gigue is the fifth and last movement of Italian Baroque composer Arcangelo Corelli's Violin Sonata No. 5 in G minor, which was originally published in 1700 as part of his 12 Violin Sonatas, Op. 5.
This quadrille set is taken from Francis O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922. It cites as the source the manuscripts in the possession of his colleague, Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill.