Andy Findon

Andy is Europe's most recorded flautist, having appeared on countless albums, film and TV scores. He has been involved in just about every genre of performance from serious orchestral work to rock bands and the world of London's West End theatre. As well as his enviable reputation as a master performer on the flute, he has been Michael Nyman's baritone saxophonist since 1980, and has transcribed and recorded Michael's "Yamamoto Perpetuo", a 37 minute solo flute work. Andy is a "Pearl Flutes International Artist" as well as being the proud owner of Geoffrey Gilbert's 1950 platinum flute. www.andyfindon.com

Title Track Length Description Composers Controls
Carmen Interlude No 3 (Bizet) 2:02

The lyrical melody from Carmen played on solo flute and clarinet, with a gentle orchestral backing. Mellow and calming. Laying on the grass making daisy chains and blowing dandelion puffs. 65bpm

Andy Findon
Carmen Interlude No 3 (Bizet) V2 2:02

The lyrical melody from Carmen played on solo folk whistle, with a gentle orchestral backing. Placid, rustic and calming.   Birds high in the sky swooping and swirling in the warm evening breeze. 65bpm

Andy Findon
Adagio in g minor (Albinoni) 2:32

Folk whistle version of Albinoni's famously elegant theme. Stately, graceful, flowing melody. The emotional journey to be by the side of a loved one at a time of loss and sadness. 60bpm

Andy Findon
Messe Breve (Delibes) 2:32

Gentle penny whistle melody over a calming flute choir backing. Religious, churchlike theme. A formal meeting in the sculptured gardens of a country house. 100bpm

Andy Findon
Prelude Opus 11 in b minor (Liadov) 2:13

Haunting flute melody performed with an eerie low flute accompaniment. Beautifully serene. Elegance and mystery intermingle in strangely unsettling surroundings. 50bpm

Andy Findon
Old French Song (Tchaikovsky) 1:46

Naive, day-dreamy, simple penny whistle melody with gentle guitar. Alone walking high up in the hills with twisting streams and snow capped peaks for company. 75bpm

Andy Findon
Valse Melancolique Opus 2 No 3 (Rebikov) 1:36

Elegant, flowing waltz melody on solo flute with an uncomplicated guitar. An unexpected visitor arrives who is charming but also has an air of mystery about them. 85bpm

Andy Findon
Cantique De Jean Racine (Faure) 2:13

Beautiful expressive chorale-like melody. Quintessentially French. Gentle flute ensemble texture. An old stone church sitting peacefully in a sleepy country village. 80bpm

Andy Findon
Theme from Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky) 1:24

Famous melody from Swan Lake played on a delicate penny whistle with orchestral backing. A calm tenseness. A passionate show of emotion in the struggle with impending sorrow. 84bpm

Andy Findon
The Swan from Carnival Of The Animals (Saint-Saens) 2:24

Flowing bass flute line under a haunting melodic solo flute piece from The Carnival Of The Animals. Swirling eddies sweeping up all sorts and sending them spinning in a merry dance. 75bpm

Andy Findon
Sarabande from Partita (J S Bach) 2:57

Gentle, melodic unaccompanied flute with delicate moving passages. A great sense of compassion and understanding from someone with the wisdom of experience. 62bpm

Andy Findon
To A Wild Rose Opus 51 No 1 (Macdowell) 2:12

Simple understated melody played by a flute chorale. Youthful love tune. Warm carefree days shared at the end of a beautiful summer that will long be remembered. 80bpm

Andy Findon
Air On A G String (J S Bach) 3:03

Soaring Bach melody played on the penny whistle in a serene folk style with gentle flutes. Dreamily drifting on a river being brushed by low hanging weeping willow fronds. 65bpm

Andy Findon
O Bone Jesu (Palestrina) 1:27

Cathedral-like polyphonic pan-pipe choir creating an evocatively sacred atmosphere. Exploring the tranquil ruins of an abandoned old abbey with all of its hidden history. 68bpm

Andy Findon
Serenade in d minor (Schubert) 2:22

Schubert's charming melody performed on penny whistle and flutes. Placid and thoughtful. Soaring over the craggy outcrops and dramatic drops of a mountain range. 65bpm

Andy Findon
Lullaby (Brahms) 1:14

Music box style version of this child's lullaby played on penny whistles. Lilting and mellifluous. Storybook images of cute baby animals doing cute adorable things. 80bpm

Andy Findon
Lullaby (Brahms) V2 1:13

A soothing version of this famous child's lullaby played on solo low whistle. Simply rocking a baby closely wrapped in your arms into a peaceful happy sleep. 80bpm

Andy Findon
Animal Crackers 1:06

Low and high brass interplay creating a playful comedy routine. One comic character exasperated with his inept and bemused partner.

Andy Findon
Faux Pas 1:40

Low wind 'parps' and zany goonish melody on assorted saxophones. Strange and silly goings on in a quaint olde English country village.

Andy Findon
Cat And Mouse 1:19

High camp chase on woodwind instruments with a Regency feel. Coquettish playfulness in the manicured gardens of a country house.

Andy Findon
Merry-go-round 1:18

High and low woodwind give a swirling fairground atmosphere. Spinning round on the funfair rides reaching dizzying, giggling heights.

Andy Findon
Animal Crackers 30 0:30

Low and high brass interplay creating a playful comedy routine. One comic character exasperated with his inept and bemused partner.

Andy Findon
Faux Pas 30 1 0:31

Low wind 'parps' and zany goonish melody on assorted saxophones. Strange and silly goings on in a quaint olde English country village.

Andy Findon
Faux Pas 30 2 0:30

Low wind 'parps' and zany goonish melody on assorted saxophones. Strange and silly goings on in a quaint olde English country village.

Andy Findon
Cat And Mouse 30 0:30

High camp chase on woodwind instruments with a Regency feel. Coquettish playfulness in the manicured gardens of a country house.

Andy Findon
Merry-go-round 30 0:30

High and low woodwind give a swirling fairground atmosphere. Spinning round on the funfair rides reaching dizzying, giggling heights.

Andy Findon
Animal Crackers sting 0:06

Low and high brass interplay creating a playful comedy routine. One comic character exasperated with his inept and bemused partner.

Andy Findon
Faux Pas sting 0:04

Low wind 'parps' and zany goonish melody on assorted saxophones. Strange and silly goings on in a quaint olde English country village.

Andy Findon
Cat And Mouse sting 1 0:05

High camp chase on woodwind instruments with a Regency feel. Coquettish playfulness in the manicured gardens of a country house.

Andy Findon
Cat And Mouse sting 2 0:06

High camp chase on woodwind instruments with a Regency feel. Coquettish playfulness in the manicured gardens of a country house.

Andy Findon
Merry-go-round sting 0:05

High and low woodwind give a swirling fairground atmosphere. Spinning round on the funfair rides reaching dizzying, giggling heights.

Andy Findon
Fragile Planet 4:22

A shimmering landscape. Airy atmosphere.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Bamboo Forest 3:13

Mysterious weaving textures. Stealthy tension.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Origins 3:15

Hovering atmospheric layers with flute statements.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Plainsmen 4:29

Slowly undulating rhythms. Pastoral. Nomadic.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
In For The Kill 3:37

Steady dramatic tension. Stalking. A hunt.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Ice Floes 3:55

Jangling synth swells and haunting atmospheric flute.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Shoals Of Light 3:23

Lightly dancing blooms and textures. Bursts of life.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Shoals Of Light V2 3:25

More spacial version. Ebbs and flows.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Arctic Wind 4:34

Spirits in the air. Chilly wilderness. Enigmatic.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Midnight Sun 4:28

A slowly moving journey. Peaceful exploration.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Desert Crossing 4:31

Loping percussion with whispering flute. Hot and solitary.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Desert Crossing underscore 2:59

Shimmering flute. The sun at it's zenith.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Overlanders 4:06

A journey's steady progress. Trekking.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Tender Land 4:20

Majestic. Fragile. Under the stars. Serene.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
A Timeless View 4:10

Open spaces. Wide ranging vision. South American.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Fragile Planet 30 0:30

A shimmering landscape. Airy atmosphere.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Bamboo Forest 30 0:30

Mysterious weaving textures. Stealthy tension.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Origins 30 0:30

Hovering atmospheric layers with flute statements.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson
Plainsmen 30 0:30

Slowly undulating rhythms. Pastoral. Nomadic.

Andy Findon, Simon Benson

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