LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Suite de Ballet

by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Suite de Ballet Synopsis

This four movement work for flute, discovered among Vaughan Williams's manuscripts after his death, seems to have been composed in 1913 for the French flautist Louis Fleury. It shows the composer beginning to experiment with the bitonality that would flavour his later works. The flute part is by turn expressive and virtuosic, making it an excellent showcase for more advanced flautists, especially those looking for British repertoire. Scores and parts for the string orchestra accompaniment are available on hire.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780193851054
Publication date: 8th December 2005
Author: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Sheet music
Pagination: 20 pages
Categories: Music,

About Ralph Vaughan Williams

Vaughan Williams has come to be regarded as one of the finest British composers of the 20th century. He has a particularly wide-ranging catalogue of works, including choral works, symphonies, concerti, and opera. His searching and visionary imagination, combined with a flexibility in writing for all levels of music-making, has meant that his music is as popular today as it ever has been.

More About Ralph Vaughan Williams

More Books By Ralph Vaughan Williams

Cover for Symphony No. 9 by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Cover for Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Cover for Early in Spring by Ralph Vaughan Williams
View All Books By Ralph Vaughan Williams

Share this book