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Five Poems for Wind Quintet (score & parts)-WW5

Composer: Husa, Karel

Publisher: Associated Music Pubishers

Edition: 57764


Five Poems
for woodwind quintet
by Karel Husa (1921-2016) - Czech-born composer and conductor
I. Walking Birds
II. Happy Bird
- Interlude: Lamenting Bird
III. With a Dead Bird
IV. Fighting Birds
V. Birds Flying High Above

This striking suite of pieces by the contemporary Czech-American composer was inspired by birds, whose wordless poetry is expressed in flight and song. Premiered in 1995 at Carnegie Hall by the Quintet of the Americas.
Duration: 19:00