Sheet Music: Chaconne

Opus numberOp. 8
ComposerCécile Chaminade (1857–1944)
InstrumentationFlute duet
KeyD-flat major
Time signature2/4
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time3:00
Difficulty leveladvanced
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Date added2016-07-08
Last updated2016-07-08
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Friday 8 July 2016

Tune of the Day: Chaconne by Chaminade

Arranged for two flutes

We all know Chaminade's Concertino for flute, but sadly her piano works are rarely performed anymore. That includes the beautiful Chaconne for piano, Op. 8, composed in 1878. It is one of Chaminade's earliest works, written when she was just 21. She dedicated it to Madame Chéné, a professor at the Paris Conservatory.

Many thanks to Lily for contributing this arrangement for two flutes!