Sheet Music: Scherzo

from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Alternate titlesScherzo from Ein Sommernachtstraum
Opus numberOp. 61, No. 1
ComposerFelix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
InstrumentationFlute duet
KeyB-flat major
Time signature3/8
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time4:50
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2014-08-12
Last updated2014-08-12
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Tuesday 12 August 2014

Tune of the Day: Scherzo by Mendelssohn

from “A Midsummer Night's Dream”, transcribed for two flutes

Today we propose an arrangement for two flutes of the Scherzo from Felix Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream. This transcription is part of the 26 Selected Studies for the flute by French flutist and composer Joseph-Henri Altès.

Many thanks to Peter for contributing this piece!

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1.Scherzo Flute duet
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