Bass Flute part from Ravel:La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin for Flute Quartet

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Maurice Ravel arranged by Darrell Goforth
2 minutes
Classical music

Ravel's iconic piano piece, "La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin" (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair) is presented here as a Quartet for flutes. I have included an optional cello part which reinforces or replaces the Bass Flute part. This is one of my personal favorite pieces.  Offering a reflective mood, it is the epitome of French Romanticism. It lends itself especially well to the timbre of the flute. Comments and questions are always welcome at: "Like" me on Facebook at and visit my YouTube channel at

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