Flight of the Bumble Bee [rec flute]

Nikolay Andreyevitch Rimsky-Korsakov. 1844-1908
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument + piano (Soprano Recorder)
Instrumental parts
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Performed by a pupil by the name of Sarah Fawcett (aged c.14 yrs) on the descant recorder. Lungs like an Ox are needed for this piece - as well as 6 well-lubricated fingers on each hand! Definitely a music festival winner!


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