Flute Repertoire Inspired by Myth/Legend|
Collected and Compiled by Michelle Cheremy
Notes in parentheses are from those who contributed information.
Notes in square parentheses are from Michelle Cheremy.
- Mouquet, "La Flute de Pan"
- Jolivet, "Chant du Linos"
- Fukushima, "Mei"
(based on the legend that the sound of the flute can reach the dead)
- Hoover, "Kokopeli", "Winter Spirits"
- Charpentier, "Pour Syrinx"
- Debussy, "Afternoon of a Faun"
(arranged in International edition)
- Debussy, "Chansons de Bilitis"
(flute and narator, maybe harp too--but apparently the poetry is a bit risque, at least in the original French)
- Dukas, "La plainte, au loin, du faune"
(I think that this is the one that has the snippet from Afternoon of a Faune at the end)
- Roussell, "Joueurs de flute" (Krishna...)
- Reinecke, "Sonata"
- Debussy, "Syrinx"
- Musgrave, "Narcissus"
- Gluck, "Dance of the Blessed Spirits" from "Orpheus"
- Faure, "Sicilienne" from "Pelleas et Melisande"
(I'm not sure if Maeterlink's story was based on a myth, but the setting and plot sounds very mythological as does the sicilienne)
- Donjon, "Pan - Pastorale"
- Matsudaira, "Somaksah"
(written in 1962 and dedicated to Gazzelloni). It's published by Subini Zerboni (5868). Somaksah is, the tale runs, a spirit of a mountain who suddenly begins dancing under the spell of a flute played by a monk.
- John H. Thow, "To Invoke the Clouds"
(based on the Hopi flute melody to invoke rain)
- Alan Ridout, "The Emperor and the Bird of Paradise" [uses narrator. Is not strictly speaking based on an existing myth/legend]
- Herbert Lindholm,
"Many of my works are in touch with mythologie. You can find them on my site: Herbert Lindholm in Finland"
- Charles Camilleri, "Song of Olympus" for solo flute
- Jon Kimura Parker, "Pan Dreams" for Flute and Piano
- Michael Colgrass, "Wild Riot of the Shaman's Dream" for solo flute
- Bergh, "Pan"
- Bourdin, "Le Chanson de Pan"
- Bourdin, "Pan Blesse"
- Boyle, "Pieces of Pan"
- Cherney, "Doppelganger"
- Delaney, "Hymn of Pan"
(on a poem of Shelley)
- DeLorenzo, "Suite Mythologique, Op. 38"
(I. Pan; II. Marsyas; III. Apollo)
- Genzmer, "Pan"
- Kaiser, "Pan"
- Loeb, "Four Japanese Legends" (solo picc)
- Lourie, "Flute of Pan"
- Nein, "Narcissus"
- Pettigrew, "Legends
- Pritsker, "Pan(ic)"
- Schnebel, "Pan"
- Singer, "Legend"
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