This hornpipe is taken from the 1922 collection Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody by Francis O'Neill, who cites as a source for the tune the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind Irish fiddler, notated by his student.
This study in triplets is the fifth piece from 30 Etüden in allen Tonarten für Flöte (“30 Studies in All Keys for Flute”), Op. 6, by German flutist Emil Prill. It was first published in Leipzig in 1894.
“John Anderson, My Jo” was originally a bawdy ballad, which Robert Burns turned into a charming verse about the continuing love of an old married couple. The Scottish national poet adapted the song in 1790 for inclusion in James Johnson's Scots Musical Museum.
The present arrangement for two flutes appeared in Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in Philadelphia in 1833.
This Allegro is the final movement of the fourth of 12 sonatas for flute and continuo that Italian composer Pietro Antonio Locatelli published in Amsterdam in 1732.
Thanks to Maria for suggesting this piece!
This hornpipe is taken from O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922. The source for the tune was Patrick Stack, a Chicago fiddler originally from County Kerry, Ireland.
Today we propose the sixth study from Twenty-Four Etudes for Flute, Op. 21, by Danish flutist Joachim Andersen. It was first published in 1886.
Today we propose an arrangement for four flutes of one of Johann Sebastian Bach's most famous pieces, the Little Fugue in G minor, BWV 578.
We have previously published an arrangement for two flutes of the Little Fugue, which you can find here.