Rumors is an unusual and adventurous collection of four pieces, composed 1998-2000, for solo Flute player on various instruments. The first movement, Trapset, is for Alto Flute. The second movement, The Heaven of Animals, is for C Flute. Focus Group, the third movement, is for Piccolo. The fourth movement, Bel Canto, is for Bass Flute. Award-winning composer Harold Meltzer (b. 1966) is artistic director of Sequitor, a New York new music ensemble.