Wind Quintet No. 2, "Birds of Guandu"

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

2011

Instrumentation : 

Flute (dbl pcc), oboe, clarinet in Bb, French Horn in F, Bassoon

Movements-Titles: 

1. Chorale: Sunrise Invocation
2. Aviary
3. Sunset Blessing

First Performance: 

May 5, 2012, Hartford New Music Festival

Ensemble Type: 

solo audio or video fixed media
woodwind quintet

Each player has a MaxMSP patch which can be run from a laptop in Runtime; this is used in the second movement, providing recordings of birdsong that each player mimic, as heard through headphones (not heard by audience). There is also a brief fixed media soundfile of birdshong that plays at the end of the third movement.

Place a print order or inquire about this work