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20 February 2019

Press release by Schott Music

New Release for Flute from Kapustin





op. 125

Nikolai Kapustin


• for advanced players

• contemporary composition

• jazz music in a classical style


Nikolai Kapustin, born in 1937, is regarded as pioneer of the Soviet jazz scene. In his music he combines typical jazz idioms with classical forms

The Sonata Op. 125 for flute and piano was written in 2004 at the request of Immanuel Davis, flute professor at the University of Minnesota. This is a difficult piece, about 20 minutes in length.