LA Rhapsody (Piccolo and Flute Ensemble)
Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Flute Ensemble
Instrumentation: Piccolo, Flute 1, Flute 2, Flute 3, Flute 4, Alto Flute 1, Alto Flute 2, Bass Flute, Contrabass Flute (opt). Scored for solo piccolo, 4 C flutes, 3 alto flutes, bass flute, contrabass flute (*If three alto flutes are not available, an optional Flute 5 part is included to take the place of the Alto 1 part. The contrabass Flute part is optional.) LA Rhapsody, composed by Peter Senchuk for the 2014 National Flute Association Professional Flute Choir
LA Rhapsody is a highly energetic and rhythmic piece that is meant to capture the vitality, diversity and creativity of Los Angeles. The solo piccolo often functions as part of the ensemble, as well as soaring above the group as a solo voice.