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The Only Reason I Hang Around is to See What Happens Next

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
4 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument + piano (Flute)
Instrumental parts

Open your ears to a few surprises in this modern piece for flute and piano - an unlikely musical discourse, in which articulations (legato, staccato, detache etc) play an important role. The main section was composed on a different, invented scale (or "mode"), which dominates the piece until the flute makes a special effect, a whistle, by closing all holes and blowing directly into the mouthpiece.

This can be heard at http://nandoflorestan.bandcamp.com/track/the-only-reason-i-hang-around.

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