Mot d'Amour (Love's Word) was written for violin and piano by the English composer Edward Elgar, who conceived it as a companion piece for his earlier work Salut d’Amour. Both pieces are light, charming, and highly romantic, and both works have now been adapted by NSM for alto flute. Check out our new edition of Mot d'Amour for alto flute and piano duet..
John Pratt has now completed his series of arrangements of Bartók’s For Children folksongs for winds, with publication today of his adaptations of seventeen Book 2 Slovakian songs for wind quartet. Visit the common listing article to learn more about For Children and all the duo, trio, and quartet wind arrangements created from Books 1 and 2, view preview pages of the scores, and listen to audio clips.
Elgar composed this piece in 1888 as an engagement present for his fiancée. Its huge popularity has since led to the creation of arrangements for a wide variety of instruments. We provide here our new edition of the very romantic Salut d’Amour transcribed for alto flute and piano.
The second movement of Haydn's Symphony No.24 is a gorgeous Adagio for flute solo accompanied by strings. The string parts are simple, and easily adaptable for corresponding members of the flute family. Check out John Pratt’s new flute choir edition, scored for solo flute accompanied by flutes 1 and 2, alto flute, bass flute/contrabass flute.