Sheet Music: The Kalandar Prince

TitleThe Kalandar Prince
from Scheherazade
Alternate titlesThe Kalendar Prince
Opus numberOp. 35
ComposerNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyB minor
RangeB3–D7
Time signature4/4
Tempo112 BPM
Performance time1:40
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2020-05-28
Last updated2020-05-28
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Thursday 28 May 2020

Tune of the Day: The Kalandar Prince from Scheherazade

by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Today we present a transcription for solo flute of the themes from “The Kalandar Prince”, the second movement of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's 1888 symphonic suite Scheherazade.

The first part of the Andantino, played by a bassoon in the original, provides some excellent low-register practice. If your flute doesn't have a B foot, you can simply skip straight to the oboe reprise at measure 26, which is largely the same but one octave higher.

Thanks to Janset for suggesting this piece!

Other Movements from the same Work

2.The Kalandar Prince Flute solo
3.The Young Prince and The Young Princess Flute solo