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Monday 8 February 2016

Tune of the Day: The Rose of Allandale

  Traditional English tune, arranged for flute trio

“The Rose of Allendale” is an English song, with words by Charles Jefferys and music by Sidney Nelson, composed in the 1840s. Many people, however, mistakenly believe it to be a traditional Irish song, as it has been sung by many prominent Irish folk singers. Sometimes it is also believed to be a Scottish song.

The song lyrics are about a maiden from the town of Allendale, Northumberland; in love songs, a rose, regarded as a beautiful and romantic flower, is often the fairest maiden of a region or village.

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

Categories: Celtic Music Love songs Traditional/FolkDifficulty: easy
Sunday 7 February 2016

Tune of the Day: Hungarian Dance No. 6

 by Johannes Brahms, transcribed for solo flute

Today's tune is the sixth of Johannes Brahms's Hungarian Dances (Ungarische Tänze in German), a set of 21 lively dance tunes based on Hungarian themes. Even if originally written for piano four-hands, each dance has been arranged for a wide variety of instruments and ensembles. Our arrangement for solo flute is in the key of D major, like the version for orchestra by Brahms himself; the original version for piano four-hands, however, is in D-flat major.

Thanks to Karolina for suggesting this piece!

Categories: Dance tunes RomanticDifficulty: intermediate
Saturday 6 February 2016

Tune of the Day: Shaun Truish Willichan

 Traditional Scottish tune

With this popular hornpipe air is associated a special Highland dance, commonly referred to as “Sean Truis”, but occasionally as “Willichan”. The tune first appears in print in Robert Bremner's A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances, published in 1757.

Categories: Celtic Music Hornpipes Traditional/FolkDifficulty: intermediate
Friday 5 February 2016

Tune of the Day: Study in C-sharp minor by Boehm

 from “24 Etudes for solo flute”

This Allegro in C-sharp minor is the eighteenth piece from a collection of 24 Etudes for the flute by Theobald Boehm, the German inventor who perfected the modern Western concert flute and improved its fingering system.

Categories: Double tonguing Etudes Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Thursday 4 February 2016

Tune of the Day: Allegro moderato by Jensen

 from Flute duet No. 5

This gorgeous “Allegro moderato” in G is the first movement of the fifth flute duet from Six duos faciles et brillants by Danish flutist and composer Niels Peter Jensen.

Categories: Romantic Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Wednesday 3 February 2016

Tune of the Day: Scherzo in B-flat major by Schubert

 transcribed for solo flute

This spirited piece is the first of two scherzos for piano that Franz Schubert wrote in 1817. Here the composer adopts the usual ternary ABA form of such pieces, where the B section is known as the trio.

Not long ago, Doritos used this piece as the soundtrack for one of their commercials (played on the flute!), so, in case you're wondering, that's where you may have heard it.

Thanks to David for suggesting this tune!

Categories: RomanticDifficulty: intermediate
Tuesday 2 February 2016

Tune of the Day: Butcher's Row

 Traditional American tune

This reel is taken from Harding's All Round Collection, published in 1905. A slightly different tune appears under the same title of “Butcher's Row” in the 1867 collection Howe's 1000 Jigs And Reels.

Categories: Reels Traditional/FolkDifficulty: intermediate