Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble

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Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble
(for 2,3,4 or more)
arr. Phyllis Avidan Louke
pub. ALRY Publications       

The music in Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble was arranged specifically to provide maximum flexibility in the number of parts required to provide a successful ensemble experience and an effective performance.  These arrangements work well for ensembles of mixed abilities, as well as student ensembles.  Flute Descant is included for more advanced players.

These arrangements can be performed as a

  • Duet—use Flute 1 (melody) & Flute 2
  • Trio—use Flute 1, Flute 2, & Flute 4
  • Quartet—use Flute 1, Flute 2, Flute 3, & Flute 4
  • Flute Choir—use Flute 1, 2, 3, 4, Alto Flute and/or Bass Flute
  • Flute Descant can be added to any of the above combinations.

The music in Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble is effective with multiple players on each part, as well as with only one on each part.  With larger groups, a piccolo may be added to Flute 1 and/or Flute Descant, if desired.  More advanced groups can perform these pieces successfully with minimal rehearsal time.

Each piece approximately 1:30
Level 2 to 3

Description

Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble (for 2,3,4 or more)
arr. Phyllis Avidan Louke, pub. ALRY Publications       

The music in Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble was arranged specifically to provide maximum flexibility in the number of parts required to provide a successful ensemble experience and an effective performance.  These arrangements work well for ensembles of mixed abilities, as well as student ensembles.  Flute Descant is included for more advanced players.

These arrangements can be performed as a

  • Duet—use Flute 1 (melody) & Flute 2
  • Trio—use Flute 1, Flute 2, & Flute 4
  • Quartet—use Flute 1, Flute 2, Flute 3, & Flute 4
  • Flute Choir—use Flute 1, 2, 3, 4, Alto Flute and/or Bass Flute
  • Flute Descant can be added to any of the above combinations.

The music in Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble is effective with multiple players on each part, as well as with only one on each part.  With larger groups, a piccolo may be added to Flute 1 and/or Flute Descant, if desired.  More advanced groups can perform these pieces successfully with minimal rehearsal time.

Each piece approximately 1:30
Level 2 to 3

Music includes:

  1. Brian Boru’s March
  2. Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)—air
  3. The Irish Washerwoman—jig
  4. The Last Rose of Summer—air
  5. The Lark in the Morning—jig
  6. Give Me Your Hand—air
  7. The Rakes of Mallow—march
  8. The Star of the County Down—waltz
  9. The Maid Who Sold Her Barley–jig
  10. Rosin the Bow—waltz
  11. The Kerry Dance—march
  12. The Minstrel Boy—air
  13. The Wearing of the Green—march
  14. When Irish Eyes are Smiling–waltz

Additional information

Weight 7 oz
Dimensions 9 x 12 x .25 in

2 reviews for Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble

  1. phyllisadmin

    Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble (2,3,4 or more)
    arranged by Phyllis Avidan Louke, ALRY Publications

    “… clearly marked with appropriate dynamics, articulations, and ornaments..”.

    “… While these traditional songs and dances are not difficult, they are enjoyable by players at all levels and audiences as well.”

    -Diane Boyd Schultz
    Flute Talk, September 2005

  2. phyllisadmin

    Irish Music for Flexible Flute Ensemble (2,3,4 or more)
    arranged by Phyllis Avidan Louke, ALRY Publications

    “…well-known melodies, simply and satisfyingly arranged. Each (of the fourteen pieces) has an optional descant part for the more advanced player. Very useful teaching material and excellent for informal playing.”

    -Liz Goodwin
    Flutewise – Summer 2005

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