Tarantelle for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra

Camille Saint-Saëns

Tarantelle for Flute and Clarinet was Camille Saint-Saëns' first concertante piece. He wrote it in 1857 for the first flute and first clarinet of the imperial academy, and it was they who premiered the work at a private musical soiree organized by Gioacchino Rossini. This Tarantella is catchy from its opening notes: zesty rhythms and menacing dance music combine to create an amusingly creepy atmosphere.

Concert Band Grade 3 - 6:30 minutes

Published 2015 by Baton Music (BM636)

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