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The Prelude

for Flute Quartet Score

By Judith Weir

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Score Flute Quartet
For Flute Quartet Score. Composed by Judith Weir (1954-). Instrumental. Classical. Softcover. 28 pages. Duration 720 seconds. Chester Music #CH88068. Published by Chester Music (HL.50602258).

Item Number: HL.50602258

The composer originally intended to model this new work on her favourite flute piece, Bachs Second Suite, and started to write an Overture. Sensing great energy from this beautiful medium, though, she soon found that she had written over ten minutes worth of continuous music for the opening movement alone. She then decided to separate this music into five shorter sections, The Prelude, Waltz macabre, Aria, Menuet sauvage and Sicilienne/Berceuse.

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