"Saltarello", in this instance, is a 14th century lively dance from Italy. Originally, this piece is monphonic with a repeated 4 phrases as seen in estampies. Estampies are believed to be the oldest surviving examples of purely instrumental music from Western Europe. The arranger fell in love with Saltarello during Freshman Music History, and always wanted to arrange the piece for a larger ensemble. She found the opportunity when she was asked to be one of the conductors for the Atlanta Flute Club's 2015 Honors Flute Choir.
* Can be combined with the clarinet version for a larger woodwind choir