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MOZART,W.A.: Quartets for Four C Flutes from Early Piano Pieces. (4fl)

Composer
W.A.Mozart (1756-91)
Year of composition
1765
Year of arrangement
2014
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
9 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quartet
Instrumental parts
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I have already uploaded a version of these early piano sketches for Flute Choir (2fl, afl, bfl). They are mainly, with only a couple of exceptions, from the London Sketchbook (KV 15). As before, the pieces may be played consecutively, as a suite, or separately. The adaptation for C flutes works well, and I have had to make only one key change - the Larghetto, originally in Eb, is here transposed to F.

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