Sheet Music: Gavotte

TitleGavotte
from 25 Romantic Studies
Opus numberOp. 66, No. 24
ComposerErnesto Köhler (1849–1907)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE-flat major
RangeD4–F6
Time signature4/4
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time1:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2011-10-28
Last updated2011-10-28
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Etudes, Gavottes, Romantic, Written for Flute

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Friday 28 October 2011

Tune of the Day: Gavotte by Köhler

from “25 Romantic Studies”

This is the second-to-last étude from Ernesto Köhler's 25 Romantic Studies, Op. 66. It is titled “Gavotte”, like the French folk dance it takes inspiration from. The main technical difficulty of this piece resides in its unusual broken chords, and in the ever-changing accidentals, that require a wise use of the B-flat lever. Also make sure not to hold the eighth notes too long when they are followed by a rest.

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