This website is using cookies. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

Solo repertoire

Baroque

Classical

Romantic

20th century

21st century

Solo repertoire

Piccolo

Alto flute

Bass flute

Persichetti Vincent

Aitken, Robert

Arnold, Malcolm

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Berio, Luciano

Bozza, Eugène Joseph

Brown, Elizabeth

Carter, Elliott

Clarke, Ian

Colquhoun, Michael

Dahl, Walter Ingolf Marcus

Debussy, Claude

Desenne, Paul

Dick, Robert

Dohnányi, Ernő

Donatoni, Franco

Erb, Donald

Feld, Jindřich

Ferroud, Pierre-Octave

Françaix, Jean

Fukushima, Kazuo

Heiss, John

Heith, David

Higdon, Jennifer

Hindemith, Paul

Honegger, Arthur

Hoover, Katherine

Hovhaness, Alan

Ibert, Jacques

Ichiyanagi, Toshi

Ittzés, Gergely

Jacob, Gordon

Jemnitz, Sándor

Karg-Elert, Sigfrid

Kuhlau, Friedrich

La Montaine, John

Liebermann, Lowell

Loeb, David

Marais, Marin

Martino, Donald

Mercadante, Saverio

Muczynski, Robert

Offermans, Wil

Pärt, Arvo

Pattillo, Greg

Persichetti, Vincent

Piazzolla, Astor

Price, William Roger

Ran, Shulamit

Saariaho, Kaija

Sciarrino, Salvatore

Sollberger, Harvey

Somma, Victor

Takemitsu, Tōru

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Varèse, Edgar

Vasks, Pēteris

Weigl, Vally

Parable for Alto Flute solo Op. 100

By Persichetti Vincent

V. Persichetti: Parable for Alto Flute (regular or alto) solo, Op. 100 was written in 1965 as part of overall 25 Parables composed over period of 20 years. 

Leonard Garrison

2012, Albany Records / Orchard

Parable

00:00
YouTube icon

Persichetti Vincent

Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987) was an American composer. Born in Philadelphia, he early developed his musical talent by playing piano, organ, double bass and tuba at early age, complemented by composition studies. At the age of 16 he was appointed as organist and choir director at the Arch Street Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.

In 1941 he was appointed the head of theory and composition departments at the Philadelphia Conservatory, right after receiving Doctor of Music diploma there. In 1947 he joined the faculty of Juilliard School of Music and became a chairman of composition department in 1963.
His compositional style has been described as eclectic. Among his most noteworthy compositions: 25 Parables and 15 Serenades for various instruments, over 100 works for orchestra, works for organ, and three collections of songs.