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Rarescale (flute & harp)

Rarescale (flute & harp)
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  • AvP Number : 112
  • Composer : Sylvia Rickard
  • Composer Dates : born 1937
  • Canadian : Yes
  • Instrumentation : Alto flute (or C flute) and harp
  • Format : score and parts
  • Difficulty : Moderately difficult
  • Duration : 6:00
  • Pages (print) : 12
  • Pages (download) : 15

Sylvia Rickard based this piece loosely on an ascending middle Eastern scale and a descending minor mode. The two together make a chromatic scale, so that, although rare in linear looks and sound, the hidden chromatic scale is not at all rare. Originally for flute and piano (AvP #111).