Chamber music

by Fran Griffin

Original works

  • Once there were birds...

    Three movements for clarinet quartet (three Bb clarinets, bass clarinet).

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    Restless wings    |   Where birds no longer fly    |   Wind and sky remember

  • Seven Moments of Sorrow

    This is a set of seven miniatures for flute, clarinet and bassoon, based on text by Australian writer Linda Johnston.

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    Movement I    |   Movement II    |   Movement III    |   Movement IV

       |   Movement V    |   Movement VI    |   Movement VII

  • Fragile Peace

    an exploration of the interplay of tensions from the point of view of innocents engulfed by conflict, for flute quartet (three concert flutes, alto flute), expert players

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  • Storm Frogs

    a reminiscence of a stormy night during which hundreds of little frogs invaded the house, only to have vanished by morning, for flute duo, expert players

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Arrangements and transcriptions

  • Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) - Giacomo Puccini

    transcribed for flute quartet

    two concert flutes, alto flute, bass flute, suitable for advanced players

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  • My Funny Valentine - Richard Rogers

    arranged for flute quartet

    two concert flutes, alto flute, bass flute, suitable for advanced players

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  • Scarborough Fair

    arranged for flute quartet

    four concert flutes, early intermediate level players

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  • Variations on an Icelandic Lullaby

    The hauntically tragic Icelandic lullaby Sofðu unga ástin mín is arranged here as a set of variations for Flute Quartet - two flutes, alto flute and bass flute, expert players

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  • As Time Goes By - Hermann Hupfield

    arranged for clarinet quintet or clarinet choir

    four Bb clarinets and bass clarinet, intermediate level players

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  • Oblivion - Astor Piazzolla

    arranged for clarinet quintet or clarinet choir

    four Bb clarinets and bass clarinet, advanced intermediate level players

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    arranged for flute quintet

    two C flutes, two altos and bass, advanced intermediate level players

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    arranged for sax quintet

    soprano, two altos, tenor and baritone, advanced intermediate level players

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