BALLYGOWAN FLUTE BAND

CLASSICAL COMPOSERS/WORKS

Here are some examples of test pieces we have been set - click the composer's name (if underlined) for more information: - this is work in progress, so call back from time to time. The years refer to the World Championship and apparent duplications occur when there were two test pieces.

Ball

Swiss Festival Overture (1978)

Beaver

Sovereign Heritage (1993)

Beethoven

Leonore No. 3, 7th Symphony

Berlioz

 Judges of the Secret Court (1986), Roman Carnival (2013), Beatrice & Benedict Overture (1981), Le Corsaire (1979)

Binge

Elizabethan Serenade

Britten

Soirées Musicales (2006)

Brahms

Academic Festival Overture (2012)

Copland

Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo (2000)

De Falla

The Three-cornered Hat (2010)

Delibes

Entry of the Huntresses

Dukas

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2007)

Dvorak

Carnival Overture (1985), In Nature’s Realm (1997), Hussite Overture (2001)

Franck

Le Chasseur Maudit (1980)

Glinka

Capriccio Brilliante (1992)

Hérold

Zampa (1985)

Lalo

Norwegian Rhapsody (1987), Le Roi Dys Overture (1982)

Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (1984), Les Préludes (1983)

Mancini

Speedy Gonzales (2011)

Mascagni

Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Mendelssohn

Fingal’s Cave (1991), Nocture from a Mid-summer Night’s Dream (2005)

Mozart

40th Symphony

Mussorgsky

Pictures at an Exhibition (2008), Night on the Bare Mountain

Offenbach

La Belle Hélène (1998)

Reznicek

Donna Diana (1998)

Rimsky-Korsakov

Capriccio Espagnol (1989), Russian Easter Festival Overture (1995)

Rossini

William Tell, Thieving Magpie, Barber of Seville, Turk in Italy (1988),  Italian in Algiers

Saint-Saens

Danse Macabre, Marche Militaire Française (2015), Bacchanale (2015)

Schubert

5th Symphony

Sibelius

Andante Festivo

Smetna

Ma Vltava (2005)

Shostakovich

Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2 (1996)

Suppé

Light Cavalry (1984), Poet & Peasant, Pique Dame

Taneyev

Theme & Variations (2009)

Tchaikovsky

Capriccio Italien (1977 & 2004), Marche Slave (2015), Andante Cantabile

Verdi

I Vestpri Sicilani, Un Giorgno di Regno (2014)

Wagner

Tannhaüser Overture (1990), Rienzi Overture (1999), Das Liebesverbot (2011)

Weber

Der Freischutz (1994), Oberon

Wilby

Paganini Variations (2002)