Mazurka Op. 31 by Alphonse Hasselmans (Flute & Piano)

Books | Flute, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: Spartan Press
Composer: Alphonse Hasselman
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
This Mazurka, with its characteristic emphasis on the second beat of the bar, consists basically of a rondo theme separated by episodes in (mostly) related keys. When I first heard it, it occurred to me that it would work particularly well for the flute, accompanied by piano (or indeed, harp). The harp's basic key is Cb major, making flat keys more natural for the instrument. The key here is Bb minor which has a warmth well-suited to the flute, although the piece does touch on Db major, F minor and C major, before ending triumphantly in Bb major.

The first performance was given by Philip Tinker in March, 2006.
ISBN: 9790579996989
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Language: English
Catalogue No: SP698

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        I like the piece very much. The piano score is legible.
        The printing of the flute part has been reduced to fit on two pages, making it very difficult to read. The publishers should rethink their cost-cutting approach - it doesn't suit the musician.
        Confirmed purchase: 06 December 2013
        Published on: 22 June 2014

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