Mozart: 12 Variations on ’La Bergere Celimene’ (K. 359) for 3 flutes and alto fl.

Composer
W.A.Mozart (1756-1791)
Year of composition
1781
Year of arrangement
2010
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
12 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quartet of Flutes
Instrumental parts
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Originally for violin and piano; but Chris Raven of Dorking Flutes was captivated by it and asked for an arrangement for concert flutes plus alto flute. I have also uploaded an arrangement for 2 concert flutes, alto and bass flutes. Great fun, and a super concert piece.

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