Buss, Howard - Aquarius
For 3 flutes. (An alto flute part is included as an alternative to the third flute) This work showcases both the agility and the beautiful, sonorous tone of the instruments. The two movements are At the Glow of Dawn (3’5”) and Ocean Blue (3’50”). Aquarius explores a variety of sonic atmospheres and moods. The sophisticated musical language coupled with soaring melodies and intriguing rhythms makes this trio an accessible concert work as well as an impressive contest piece. Grade 5. Duration 7'.