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Piano accompaniment backing tracks

Messiaen: Le Merle Noir


Price:  4.50 / ($5.45 / €5.22 )


Messiaen: Le Merle Noir
Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version

Practice version (optional)




Olivier Messiaen composed Le Merle Noir for flute and piano in 1952. The title translates as 'the Blackbird' and as with many of his works Messiaen seeks to incorporate bird song into this 5 minute piece.


These piano accompaniment tracks help make practising more effective and enjoyable! They are recorded by a professional accompanist and can help you keep in tune and in time, as you listen to the piano part for this work. Many customers have found them a cost-effective alternative to hiring a pianist in the early stages of learning a new piece, whether that be for an exam, recital, audition or simply for fun!




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Messiaen: Le Merle Noir

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Before each Presque Lent section there are 8 seconds of silence in the piano part.


Other short works for flute



Le Merle Noir (practice)


This practice version slows down the quicker sections of the 'performance' track above, by around 15-20%. It is included for free with that version if selected.

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