This is the last study from 40 Esercizi per Flauto (40 Exercises for Flute), Op. 101, by Italian flutist, composer and arranger Luigi Hugues.
Today we propose an arrangement for flute trio of the second of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Three German Dances, K. 605, composed in 1791.
Thanks to Leighton for suggesting this piece!
Johann Sebastian Bach composed the Partita No. 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV 1002, in 1720. What we present today is a transcription for solo flute of the third movement (or second movement, depending on whether you count the doubles as separate movements) of this Partita, the corrente. In order to fit the range of the flute, the piece has been transposed from B minor to E minor.
The earliest appearance of this tune in print is in Francis O'Neill's Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in 1922. The reported source for this melody is one of O'Neill's collaborators, Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, originally from County Down, Ireland.
Today we propose the very first 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.
This short duet is taken from the Nouvelle Méthode théorique et pratique pour la flûte by the French flutist and composer François Devienne.
This gavotte is the third movement of the second 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.