SS001 The Elephant - Saint-Saëns, C.


from The Carnival Of The Animals

This favourite from The Carnival of the Animals features, of course, a Bass Flute solo! As well as being great fun to play, this is also a good piece to demonstrate the bass flute's capabilities in a concert.

Grading: 2 to 6

Duration: 1'33

Composer: Saint-Saëns, C.

Arranger: Orriss, M.

Instrumentation: Flute Quintet: 3 Fls, Afl, Bfl.

Listen to a sample:


Played here with added contra by Adelaide Flutes