America the Beautiful (Lombardo) [SSSS, SSSSA, SSSSAB]
American Patriotic. Includes two different versions of piece. Version 1 is about 2'45" in length and is more traditional & straight forward. Version 2 is just over 5 minutes long, more majestic in style & adds a few interesting modulations. Composed for flute quartet, yet includes parts to expand to quintet & sextet. As the other instruments are added, they are used to expand the harmonic structure and/or introduce new countermelodies. Part 1 - flute; Part 2 - flute; Part 3 - flute; Part 4 - flute; Part 5 - alto or C flute; Part 6 - bass or C flute.