SAINT-SAENS: Danse Macabre, Opus 40, for Flute Choir (3fl, afl, bassfl)

Composer
Camille Saint-Saens
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Saint-Saens’s familiar waltz here makes its appearance in yet another form, in an arrangement for flute choir (3 concert flutes, alto flute, bass flute). I have kept as closely as possible to the original score, though flute 1, which can be played by a strong soloist, has more to play than the solo violin of the original. All instruments have a share of the fun.


Score ID
103380
Composer
Camille Saint-Saens
Year of composition
1880
Year of arrangement
2010
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
9 minutes
Instrumentation
Quintet of Flutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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