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The High and the MightyItem #: HL.00228959
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Composed by Michael Daugherty.
for Piccolo and Piano. 9x12 inches. 24 pages. Published by Peermusic Classical. (HL.00228959)
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(2000) Commissioned by the National Flute Association, The High and the Mighty has become a staple of the piccolo repertoire. The work is inspired by the years following World War II in America (1945-1961), when air travel was considered luxurious and glamorous. The work is in two movements - the first features a soaring, lyrical tune that is flutter-tongued; the second begins with an angular cadenza that is followed by a robust high-altitude bossa nova.