These wonderful multi-parts arrangements were adapted from Jackson Berkey's unique Christmas carol settings. Making use of all flutes and each instrument's range creates a massive, full-bodied sound.
Flute OrchestraSolo Piccolo; Solo Flute; Fl I, II; Alto Fl I, II; Bass Fl I, II; Contra-Alto FL (or Bass Fl III); Contra-Bass FL; Harp (or Piano); Perc (Tambour); Dbl Bass4' SDG 09-600Based on Il est né, a traditional French melody, this arrangement also compares nicely with the old Normandy hunting tune's original appearance in 6/8 meter. The "tambour" is a drum similar to the snare drum but played without the snares engaged.
Flute OrchestraSolo Piccolo; Solo Flute; Fl I, II; Alto Fl I, II; Bass Fl I, II; Contra-Alto FL (or Bass Fl III);; Contra-Bass FL; Perc (mark tree, triangle); Harp (or Piano); Dbl Bass6'SDG 08-600$ 22.50This lyrical fantasy on The First Noel layers a slow melody over a mesmerizing ostinato. Idiomatic and soloistic oboe and harp writing are present throughout.
Flute OrchestraSolo Piccolo; Solo Flute; Solo Alto Flute; Fl I, II; Alto Fl I, II; Bass Fl I, II; Perc (mark tree, triangle); Harp (or Piano); Dbl Bass6' SDGS 01-600 WAS 01-200$ 22.50This work was commissioned in 1999 by Nancy Spidel for the Colorado Silver Winds Flute Orchestra. It is based on the composer's choral work, Still, Still Night ("Silent Night"). It is as unique as it is beautiful.
Mixed Chorus, Piano, Flute9' SDG 05-103 Chorus Score$ 2.10SDG 05-103P Flute part$ 3.50Christina Rossetti's famous poem, set for voices with piano and flute, is filled with soloistic and idiomatic writing throughout. It was commissioned for and performed by the University of Northern Michigan Singers, Dr. Floyd Slotterback, Conductor, in honor of the installation of Dr. Leslie Wong as President of the University in 2004.