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In The Sun - Fourteen pieces for solo flute

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These study-pieces were written to address some of the problem areas of flute playing. The need to gain subtle control of tone and dynamics, yet maintain accurate intonation is a challenge that faces all players. Expressive tonal colours can also be explored in this music, and fluent and agile tonguing is a further aim.

The subject and mood of each of these pieces is associated with the warmth of sunshine, the feeling of relaxation that sunshine brings and the imagery of holiday places and pursuits. It is hoped that these associations with sunshine will bring warmth and expression to phrasing, and convey the life affirming sense of well-being that comes from simply being IN THE SUN.

Contents

  • Blossom
  • Blue Skies
  • Butterflies
  • Centre Ville
  • Highland Summer
  • Hillbilly Holiday
  • Ocean Tide
  • Palm Sway
  • Sundown
  • The Alphorn
  • The Monastery Garden
  • The Rock Pool
  • The Water-Lily Pond
  • Winter Sun
Syllabus info
Trinity College London: Woodwind Syllabus 2017-2020   (until Dec 2020)  

Flute - grade 5 ( Blossom )
Flute - grade 5 ( Butterflies )
Flute - grade 6 ( Winter Sun )
Cat No. HE79
Price £6.95
ComposerHilary Taggart
ArtistHilary Taggart
CategoryFlute Studies
PublisherHunt Edition
Difficulty level3 - 6
ISMN 979-0-708002-79-6
EAN-13 9790708002796
Weight 82 grams
Published 17th January 2005
Availability 42 in stock

Reviews

This is a very nicely presented collection of study pieces based on holiday themes. The book has an attractive cover and the pieces are clearly set out. Each piece has a different flavour and intent as defined at the start of each one. Some of them are lyrical whilst some are whimsical.

The Association of Woodwind Teachers

Hilary Taggart is an experienced teacher of flute players of all ages and abilities and she knows what they need and enjoy...A graet book for exploring your flute...

Flutewise Magazine

...a collection of 14 study-pieces designed to tackle specific problems such as dynamics and articulation with a musical rather than technical approach...Recommended.

Ann Cherry for Music Teacher Magazine