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JRV-11Fantaisie pour la Flûte, Op.65, by Eugène Walckiers

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Flute Part and Piano Score, PDF $19.50

A student of Jean-Louis Tulou, Eugène Walckiers (1793-1866) was a flutist and an exceptionally talented composer.  His Fantaisie pour la Flûte Sur la Ronde du Postillon de Lonjumeau is a delightfully engaging and challenging work based on emblematic material from the comic opera by the French composer Adolphe Adam (1803-1856).  The famous Ronde du postillon appears at the end of Act I of Le Postillon de Lonjumeau (The Coachman of Lonjumeau), which premiered in Paris in 1836.   

Piano score, 19 pages; Flute part, 8 pages; Total, 32 pages.