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       A Nightingale Sang in Berkely Square featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Adagietto from L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    A slow lyrical melody played by the string section.

       Annie Laurie featuring Flute

1    Annie Laurie

       Aragonaise from Le Cid (Massenet) featuring Flute

1    Aragonaise from Le Cid

       Away in a Manger featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Begone Dull Care featuring Flute

1    Begone Dull Care

       Blue Tango (Anderson) featuring Flute

1    Hit tango tune of the 50s, with its characteristic 'blue' counter-theme

       Canon on Ravenscroft's Psalter (Tallis) featuring Flute

1    Canon on Ravenscroft's Psalter

       Cape Cod Girls featuring Flute

1    Cape Cod Girls

       Carillon from L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    The french horn plays a sort of bell-like ground, which becomes the backdrop for the violin theme.


2    This is the main tune of the carillon, played on the violin.

       Casta Diva, from Norma (Bellini) featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Castillane from Le Cid (Massenet) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Che Farò Senza Euridice from Orpheus and Euridice (Gluck) featuring Flute

1    Che Farò Senza Euridice from Orpheus and Euridice

       Cherry Ripe featuring Flute

1    Main tune for chorus

       Cockles and Mussels featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Colonel Bogey March featuring Flute

1    The piccolo plays a brief introductory passage.


2    This is the main theme, still played on the piccolo, but later taken up by the trumpet, then joined by the clarinet.


3    This counter theme is played on the trombone, alone at first, then it continues in counterpoint with the main theme taken up by the trumpet.


4    This dramatic new tune appears on the tuba, accompanied only by the side-drum.

       Dance of the Blessed Spirits - from Orpheus and Euridice (Gluck) featuring Flute

1    Dance of the Blessed Spirits - from Orpheus and Euridice

       Dance of the Hours, from La Gioconda (Ponchielli) featuring Flute

1    Flutes, glockenspiel, and violins shimmer in the "Hours of dawn" (Le ore dell'aurora)


2    " Danza delle ore del giorno" (Dance of the hours of day). This is the tune everyone knows, on flutes and 1st violins.


3    "Sortano le ore della sera" with flutes and oboes playing a minor tune against pizzicato strings.

       Divertimento in Bb major 'St Anthony Chorale'. 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Flute

1    main theme

       Divertimento in Bb major 'St Anthony Chorale'. 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Flute

1    The 'chorale' tune (Haydn's own work).

       Divertimento in Bb major 'St Anthony Chorale'. 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Flute

1    Main theme, a minuet.

       Divertimento in Bb major 'St Anthony Chorale'. 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    A fortissimo orchestral tutti starts up this enegetic theme in D minor


2    Second theme of the farandole is a fast flute dance tune accompanied by drums.

       Flute and Harp Concerto K299 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Flute and Harp Concerto K299 1st Movt

       Flute and Harp Concerto K299 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Flute and Harp Concerto K299 2nd Movt

       Flute and Harp Concerto K299 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Flute and Harp Concerto K299 3rd Movt

       Flute Concerto in D or Oboe in C K 314, 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Flute Concerto in D or Oboe in C K 314, 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    First theme

       Flute Concerto in D or Oboe in C K 314, 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Flute Concerto in G K313 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    main theme

       Flute Concerto in G K313 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Flute Concerto in G K313 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Flute Quartet in D K285 1st movement - Allegro (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    main theme, played on the flute


2    Second theme played on the violin, then the flute.


3    Third theme, played on violin at first, then on flute.

       Flute Quartet in D K285 2nd movement - Adagio (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Flute Quartet in D K285 2nd Movt

       Flute Quartet in D K285 3rd movement - Rondeau (Mozart) featuring Flute

1    Flute Quartet in D K285 3rd Movt

       Fountains of Rome - the Fountain of Valle Giulia at Dawn (Respighi) featuring Flute

1    Fountains of Rome - the Fountain of Valle Giulia at Dawn

       God Rest You Merry Gentlemen featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Greensleeves featuring Flute

1    Greensleeves

       Intermezzo from Act III of Jewels of the Madonna (Wolf-Ferrari) featuring Flute

1    First theme, very high on the flute.


2    Second theme, on violins and cellos.

       Introduction et Allegro (Ravel) featuring Flute

1    Intro, 1st theme-A, flute, then later by violins


2    Intro, 1st theme-B, violins, then flute


3    Intro, 2nd theme, cello


4    Allegro, 1st theme, harp.


5    Allegro, 2nd theme, low register of flute

       John Brown's Body featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       John Peel (Do you ken John Peel) featuring Flute

1    John Peel (Do you ken John Peel)

       La Paloma (Yradier) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       L'Après-midi d'une Faune (Debussy) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Les Bicyclettes de Belsize featuring Flute

1    First theme (verse)


2    Second theme (chorus), This is the better-known bit.

       Let's Call The Whole Thing Off. (Gershwin) featuring Flute

1    Chorus theme from "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off."

       Lincolnshire Poacher featuring Flute

1    Lincolnshire Poacher

       Memory from 'Cats'. (Lloyd-Webber) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Menuet from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    A lovely tune by the flute accompanied by the harp

       Minstrel Boy (The) featuring Flute

1    Minstrel Boy (The)

       Minuetto from L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    The first section of the minuet is a sprightly tune in C minor


2    the second section is a slow melody in Ab major

       My Bonnie lies over the Ocean featuring Flute

1    My Bonnie lies over the Ocean

       O Little Town of Bethlehem featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Pastorale from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Pavanne in F# Minor for orchestra Op 50 (Fauré) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor (Borodin) featuring Flute

1    Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor - introductory theme on flutes


2    The first main theme (and most well-known fragment 'Stranger in paradise') is the Gliding Dance of the Maidens, introduced by the oboe, with the harp in the background, then joined by clarinets and bassoons, then taken up by the strings.


3    The second theme is the Wild Dance of the Men, a sort of dervish, with extremely rapid clarinet passages, later joined by oboes and bassoons, then by violins.


4    The third theme is a General Dance, dramatically introduced by the timpani, then tutti. At this point in the opera, a chorus sung praises to the tribe's Glorious Khan.


5    The fourth theme is a slow chromatic tune on the strings, which later acts as a counter-melody to the General Dance.

       Portsmouth featuring Flute

1    A hornpipe tune on flute.

       Prelude or Overture to L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. (Bizet) featuring Flute

1    The overture/prelude opens with an energetic tutti in C minor


2    It is followed by a lyrical calm tune in Ab major.

       Prometheus Overture Op 43 (Beethoven) featuring Flute

1    Slow introduction


2    Fast energetic high passage in the dominant key, G.

       Rakoczy March (Berlioz) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Ring-A-Roses featuring Flute

1    Ring-A-Roses

       Sicilienne Op 78 (Fauré) featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Skye Boat Song featuring Flute

1    Chorus


2    Verse

       Spanish Lady featuring Flute

1    Spanish Lady

       Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and strings, 8th movement 'Badinerie'. (Bach) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Swing Low Sweet Chariot (Wallis) featuring Flute

1    Swing Low Sweet Chariot

       The Bells of Aberdovey (Dibdin) featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       The Harp that Once through Tara's Halls (Stevenson) featuring Flute

1    main tune

       There is a Tavern in the Town featuring Flute

1    Main tune

       Three Blind Mice featuring Flute

1    Three Blind Mice

       Three-Part Invention No.12 in A (Bach) featuring Flute

1    Main theme

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 1st movement, Allegro (Weber) featuring Flute

1    First theme, on cello


2    Second theme, piano then violin

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 2nd movement, Scherzo. (Weber) featuring Flute

1    First theme, G minor, piano bass clef (LH) then treble clef (RH)


2    Second theme, cheery G major tune on flute with piano waltz accompaniment.

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 3rd movement. (Weber) featuring Flute

1    First theme, a slow expressive melody on the flute. "Schafers Klage".

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 4th movement. (Weber) featuring Flute

1    First theme, quietly introduce by the solo piano.


2    2nd theme, introduced briefly on the cello.


3    Bright 3rd theme in the major, on the flute.

       When Daisies Pied (Arne) featuring Flute

1    When Daisies Pied

       Where Are You Going My Pretty Maid? featuring Flute

1    Where Are You Going My Pretty Maid?

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