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The “Flute Concerto,” by Peter Senchuk, of Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA), is in a standard three-movement form, with the first and third movements acting as fast, virtuosic bookends to the much gentler and more lyrical second movement. The work was commissioned as a gift for musician Pam Youngblood, of Texas Women’s University, and, according to Senchuk, incorporates the “jazz and modal inspired harmonies, rhythmic syncopation, and playful elements” that Youngblood enjoys about Senchuk’s work.
Flute Concerto (for Flute and Wind Ensemble), by Peter Senchuk, Forest Glade Music Publishing, www.forestglademusic.com.