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Pie In The Face Polka for Flute Choir

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By Henry Mancini

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Flute, Woodwind Choir or Ensemble, Flute Choir - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
By Henry Mancini. Arranged by Lisa Ochoco. Score, Set of Parts. 34 pages. Published by Lisa Ochoco (H0.758947-SC001246994).

Item Number: H0.758947-SC001246994

This absolutely fabulous song comes from the 1965 slapstick comedy film, The Great Race. I first heard it on James Galway's album, In the Pink, which features Galway playing 13 of Henry Mancini's songs.

This piece just screams fun in the middle of a gazillion notes just flying by. Filled with arpeggios, this is a workout for the fingers and requires quite a bit of precision for the song to sound really good. As with most of my arrangements, I have tried to give every part something interesting to play, with the exception of the contrabass flute and optional upright bass, which could also be played by any C instrument in the bass clef range. These lower parts are important in helping maintain good downbeats.

Scored for 5 C flutes, alto, bass, contrabass, and optional upright bass. There are 2-part divisis in flutes 1 - 4. This piece is for the more advanced flute choir and would be a great opener or encore for your recitals.

Duration: 2.75 minutes

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