This is a brilliant collection of pieces for the budding performer and they progress in difficulty from grade 6-8. As a teacher I have found this book invaluable for motivating advanced students. A 'must buy' for every advanced flautist!
Deanne - (Carshalton, United Kingdom)
Très beau recueil, qui fera plaira à ceux qui, comme James Galway, pensent que la flûte est aussi un instrument de plaisir sensuel, de spectacle et de "jeu", dans le sens ludique du mot. Une certaine virtuosité et de l'assurance technique sont nécessaire pour les aborder, mais aussi de l'humour, de la curiosité et de la joie de vivre. Anonymous
- (Paris, France)
I am playing the piano part on the harp with a flute-playing friend. There are some real favorites in the selection and the two pieces we have looked at so far have been good balanced arrangements. This new edition (IBSN 0-85360-245-X)is much better than the older one that my friend originally had which was hand written and difficult to read. I'm looking forward to trying some of the other pieces in the book. Anonymous
- (Ely, United Kingdom)
This set of sheets is ingenious! Galway has a brilliant sense of finding pieces that make us remember why we want to play the flute and keep doing so. There is lots of material to work with in "Showpieces" and some of it is very complicated. However, when
Jeppe - (Ballerup, Denmark)