Sheet Music: Alpenglühen

Alternate titlesSunset on the Alps
Alpine Glow
Les Alpes roses
Coucher de soleil sur les Alpes
Opus numberOp. 193
ComposerTheodor Oesten (1813–1870)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyB-flat major
Time signature3/4
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time4:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2016-05-28
Last updated2016-05-28
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Saturday 28 May 2016

Tune of the Day: Alpenglühen

by Theodor Oesten, transcribed for solo flute

This piece was originally written for solo piano by German composer and music teacher Theodor Oesten, and first published in 1861. Its title literally means “Alpine Glow”, but it is often also translated as “Sunset on the Alps”.

Thanks to Sofia for suggesting this piece!