Friday 18 March 2016
Tune of the Day: Anadolia by Foster
for solo flute
This piece is the last solo from The Social Orchestra, a collection of various instrumental arrangements by Stephen Foster, the “father of American music”. The collection, published in 1854, mainly consists of arrangements of popular airs of the day, melodies of well-known operas, and arrangements of Foster's own songs, but some of the pieces, such as “Anadolia”, are entirely new works.