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Tuesday 16 July 2019

Tune of the Day: Allegro vivace by Paul Merkus

 for flute and piano

Today's piece is the third and final movement from the three-part “Sonata per flauto e pianoforte” by our guest composer Paul Merkus from the Netherlands.

The playful flute melody with many staccato notes is mostly accompanied rhythmically by the piano, whose part contains, towards the end, more and more answers to the flute's motifs. This way, both instruments proceed towards a festive high point, that is closed by a remarkable cadence referring to the one that concluded the first movement of the sonata.

Categories: Contemporary Sonatas Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Monday 15 July 2019

Tune of the Day: The Pigeon On The Gate

 Traditional Irish reel

This popular session tune is at least as old as the mid-19th century, for it was entered into the large music manuscript collection of County Cork uilleann piper Canon James Goodman.

In Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody (1922), Francis O'Neill remarks: “Altho' this splendid reel does not appear in the Bunting, Petrie or Joyce Collections, it was pretty generally known to the pipers and fiddlers of Chicago, hailing from the west, and south of Ireland and always by the same name.”

Categories: Reels Traditional/FolkDifficulty: intermediate
Sunday 14 July 2019

Tune of the Day: Study in D minor by Prill

 from “24 Technical Studies”

This trill-filled etude is the eighteenth piece from 24 Technische Studien für Flöte (24 Technical Studies), Op. 11, by German flutist Emil Prill. It was first published in Leipzig in 1911.

Categories: Etudes Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Saturday 13 July 2019

Tune of the Day: March by Boieldieu

 from “La dame blanche”, arranged for two fllutes

This march is part of the 1825 opera La dame blanche (The White Lady) by François-Adrien Boieldieu, an opera composer who has been nicknamed “the French Mozart”.

The present arrangement for two flutes is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in 1833.

Categories: Classical Marches Opera excerptsDifficulty: intermediate
Friday 12 July 2019

Tune of the Day: Largo by Boismortier

 from Flute Sonata No. 6 in A minor

This is the opening movement of the sixth sonata from Sonates pour la flûte traversière avec la basse, Op. 19 by the prolific French Baroque composer Joseph Bodin de Boismortier. These sonatas were originally published in Paris in 1727.

Categories: Baroque Sonatas Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Thursday 11 July 2019

Tune of the Day: The Cottage in the Grove

 Traditional Irish reel

One of the earliest appearances of this reel is in the music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman, who obtained the tune from the music manuscripts of 19th-century bookseller John O'Daly. The same melody also appeared, with minor differences, in the Rice-Walsh manuscript.

Categories: Reels Traditional/FolkDifficulty: easy
Wednesday 10 July 2019

Tune of the Day: Study in B-flat major by Terschak

 from “Exercices journaliers”

Today we propose the nineteenth piece from Exercices journaliers pour la flûte (or Tägliche Studien in German, i.e. “Daily Exercises”) by Austro-Hungarian composer Adolf Terschak. It was first published in 1867.

Categories: Etudes Romantic Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate