6 Tunes for the Instruction of Singing-Birds by Richard Rodney Bennett, is written for solo flute, and was first performed by Susan Milan in August 1981. The duration of the work is 8 minutes. The individual pieces are entitled, For the Starling, For the Woodlark, For the Canary-Bird, For the Garden Bull-Finch, For the East India Nightingale, and For the Starling.