Orchestration #4 – Flute C

Use of the flute as texture and colour The combined attributes of agility and florid colour of the flute lend it well to textural moments. Gil utilizes the flute in these moments throughout it range, right from its fragile, breathy low register up to the silvery, brilliant high range. Audio examples below. Blues for Pablo … Continue reading Orchestration #4 – Flute C


Orchestration #4 – Flute B

This is part two in the posts about Gil's use of flutes. If you haven't done so already, read the first post about flutes here. In this post I will explore Gil's use of flutes in various combinations. Gil often combines and colours the brass instruments with the flutes, far more than is common in … Continue reading Orchestration #4 – Flute B