(1879-1941) was a distinguished performer on the Flute. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that his compositions for the instrument are at the forefront of the Flute's repertoire, his Divertissement Grec
being no exception.
After a prominent career as a flautist with the Paris Opéra, Gaubert
was appointed as professor of Flute at the Paris Conservatoire as well as principal conductor of leading orchestras. It was during this time that Gaubert
composed, including his Divertissement Grec
for 2 Flutes and either a Harp or Piano accompaniment. Suitable for intermediate to advanced level flautists, this Gaubert
work conveys many technical features, including flourishing semiquaver passages, a wide range, lyricism, intervals, chromaticism and complex rhythms. Divertissement Grec
is a challenging yet exciting piece for aspiring flautists. More