4. Caught between a Music Box and a Calliope for flute quartet (3 Fl & Picc)

Composer
Year of composition
2008
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quartet of Flutes
Instrumental parts

The title, Caught between a Music Box and a Calliope says it all. As does the interpretative advice ’insipidly’ at the head of the score. This is deadpan humor at it’s best. Anyone who likes Bob Newhart’s or Steven Wright’s style of humor will love this! It can be played separately or as part of a suite featuring: C.S. Chaconne, Meditation, Tango and Caught between a Music Box and a Calliope, a humorous encore piece where the alto flute changes to piccolo. The different moods of each of the movements provides the audience with a voyage in various instrumental colors and expressions.

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