- Instrumentation: 6 flutes (or 5 fls & alt.fl.)
- Composer: RABADAN, Marin (b. 1978)
- Difficulty Level: advanced [ UK grade 8 ]
- Duration: c. 4:00"
- Genre: jazzy, blues style
An opportunity to display that jazzy side to your playing and a popular edition to the concert programme.
Composed in 2007, Six Sweets is a tribute to Brian Setzer and his 1996 album 'Guitar Slinger'. It is heavily influenced by the Blues master and intended to be played in a jazzy style. It can be played by 6 C flutes or by 5 flutes plus an alto flute.
It has been performed many times, notably by the Croatian flute sextet La Merle Noir [YouTube video].
Marin Rabadan was born in 1978 in Split, Croatia. He is a trombone player with a Master's degree from Zagreb University of Music and is a member of the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra.