WAGNER - STARR; Ride of the Valkyries, for 2 flutes and piano

Richard Wagner
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This is an outrageous transcription for 2 flutes and piano (with optional part for dramatic soprano) of Wagner’s famous orchestral piece. It was intended to finish off a flute recital by highly qualified performers. At the first performance of this transcription, the vocal part (which is only 24-bars long) was performed by the pianist’s page-turner, who happened to be a dramatic soprano.

At the end, the pianist is invited to sing along with the words of Elmer Fudd – as he chased Bugs Bunny in the immortal Merry Melody "Kill the Wabbitt."

All public performances or commercial recordings of this transcription must be licensed by Noteworthy Music (noteworthy@zasu.us).

Score ID
Richard Wagner
Year of composition
Mark Starr
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Solo Flute + piano
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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