Forbidden Flute

flute, piano (2004, revised 2012)

With a tempo marking of Trending Sultrily, “Forbidden Flute” begins life as a slowly descending four-note phrase played by the flute. Other musical events follow, until driving rhythms in the piano turn the initial phrase into a technically challenging tour de force that is not for the faint of lung. An absolutely smashing performance is available on The Third Highway.

forbidden flute