Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Peter Mennin

Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

The Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, com-missioned by the New York Philharmonic, was completed early in February, 1983.
The work is in one movement with a variety of sections.
It begins with the use of light percussion setting the mood by utilizing fragments of several of the major musical ideas that will later be expanded and developed. The opening entrance of the flute, after a few bars of preparation by the percussion, introduces two of the major musical ideas of the Concerto. After some expansion, the orchestra enters with a highly contrasting and darkly-hued musical idea that returns later in many dif

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Scores & Parts

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra - Score and Part(s)

Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by New York Philharmonic.
Composition Date 1983
Duration 00:22:00
Orchestration Solo flute; 2(Picc.) 3(E.H.) 3(B.Cl.) 3(Cbsn.) - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 3Perc. Str.
Premiere May 25, 1988. Jeanne Baxtresser with Zubin Mehta conducting the New York Philharmonic.