Dr. Emerson Eads's particularly lush, contemporary tonal language brings the flute choir to life in the three movements of his tone poem Summer Tern. The three movements - Summer Tern, Season's Turn, and The Tern Returns - allow Eads to luxuriate in both solo voices supported by gorgeous harmony and in shining masses of sound as the entire ensemble moves as a cohesive voice, spread across the octaves.
- 2 C Flutes
- 2 Alto Flutes
- Bass Flute
- Contrabass Flute (or Contralto Flute in G)