New Composition for Flute and Cello: Elements

This is my third composition this year. It is a suite of four duet pieces for the standard “C” concert flute and cello, with optional B footjoint, lasting about 14 minutes in total, so a fairly substantial piece.

All the pieces should be regarded as true duets, rather than a set of flute pieces with cello
accompaniment. The suite borrows quite a lot from the baroque genre of instrumental suites, and should retain that flavour in performance; but with a modern twist, as they use some contemporary special techniques for the flute such as air sounds and tongue pizzicato.
The four movements are named for the mediaeval concept of the four elements of air, earth, water and fire, which fortuitously each capture something of the nature of the movement.

You can find it here, on Sheet Music Plus.

Suite for Flute and Cello

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