Philippe Gaubert (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, Sicilienne being no exception.
First performance pieces for clarinet with piano accompaniment.
Published in 1924 as 'revised and edited' by violinist Samuel Dushkin, Maria Theresia Von Paradis' Sicilienne is the most famous of her works.Arranged for Violin or Cello with Piano accompaniment.
This set of pieces for young players has been a perennial favorite since its first publication in 1848.