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Foote Arthur

Aitken, Robert

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A Night Piece for flute and piano

A Night Piece for flute and piano

By Foote Arthur

A. Foote: A Night Piece for Flute and Piano (also known as Nocturno) was written in 1918 as Nocturno & Scherzo for Flute and String Quartet and dedicated to The Chamber Music Society of San Francisco. Later "A Night Piece" for flute and piano was arranged by Arthur Foote himself at the request of Pierre Monteaux, the chief conductor of Boston Symphony orchestra at that time.

Mark Sparks

Clinton Adams (piano), 1998, Summit / Orchard

A Night Piece

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Foote Arthur

Arthur Foote (1853-1937) was an American composer, a member of the "Boston Six": a group of New England Classicists (J. Knowles Pain, A. Foote, G.W. Chadwick, A. Beach, E. MacDowell, H. Parker) who greatly influenced development of American classical music. Arthur Foote was recognized as the first American composer who had only American musical education (Harvard).

Besides composing Foot  served as organist at the First Church in Boston for 32 years and is known as a founder of the American Guild of Organists. Even though Foote is mostly known for his chamber music works: Piano Quintet (Op.38), Piano Quartet (Op.23),  the "Nocturne" remains as the most popular work of Arthur Foote