Sheet Music: Allen-a-Dale

ComposerCharles H. Gilfert (1787–1829)
InstrumentationFlute duet
KeyG major
Time signature6/8
Tempo76 BPM
Performance time0:45
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2019-10-29
Last updated2019-10-29
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Tuesday 29 October 2019

Tune of the Day: Allen-a-Dale

arranged for two flutes

“Allen-a-Dale” was originally a song in Rokeby, a 1813 narrative poem in six cantos by Sir Walter Scott. American pianist and composer Charles Gilfert, a contemporary of Scott, set some of the poems from Rokeby to music shortly after its publication, including “Allen-a-Dale”.

The present arrangement for two flutes appeared in Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in Philadelphia in 1833.