Cellist, conductor, composer and musicologist, René Berthelot (1903-1999) was influential in leading the Orleans Conservatory to obtain a high profile reputation. HisPastorale Et Danse Rustique for Flute and Piano contributes to a significant catalogue of compositions by the composer.
Published in 1976, a typical performance of Pastorale Et Danse Rustique lasts around 5 minutes and 45 seconds. Characteristics include, complex rhythms, variation in time signatures and much contrast between the two movements. suitable for advanced flautists, Berthelot's Pastorale Et Danse Rustique also provides alternative scorings for more difficult passages. For all advanced flautists, this Berthelot provides an exciting, alternative performance work.