This is the thirtieth study from 58 Esercizi per flauto (a.k.a. First Exercises for Flute, or Die ersten Übungen für Flöte) by Italian Romantic flutist and composer Giuseppe Gariboldi.
This lovely duet is the eighth piece from François Devienne's XXIV Duos faciles pour deux flutes à l'usage des commençans (24 Easy Duets for two flutes for use by beginners). It was first published in Leipzig around 1800.
This is the opening movement of Johann Joachim Quantz's Sonata in B-flat major for flute and continuo, QV 1:161. It is one of many works for flute that Quantz composed for his student and patron Frederick II, King of Prussia.
Today's tune was kindly contributed to our collection by its composer, piper Roddy Campbell from the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. About the title of the piece, he writes:
This was a 22-foot motor-boat we had on Loch Etive when we had a property in North Connel. Master mariners we were not!
This is the twenty-ninth study from 58 Esercizi per flauto (a.k.a. First Exercises for Flute, or Die ersten Übungen für Flöte) by Italian Romantic flutist and composer Giuseppe Gariboldi.
This Allegretto for two flutes is the third piece from Twelve Divertimentos for Two German Flutes by Matthias von Holst (1767–1854), the great-grandfather of Gustav Holst (of The Planets fame).
Today's piece was contributed to our collection by Australian composer Rosie Williams. This gentle solo for flute, written in the Impressionist style, features an interesting alternation of 6/8 and 3/4 meters.