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Rondo from "Music For Springtime" (Score & Parts)-WW5

Composer: Gregorio, Joseph

Publisher: Imagine Music

Edition: BCMW163


Rondo from "Music for Springtime"
for woodwind quintet
by Joseph Gregorio (b.1979)- American composer

Music for Springtime was inspired in part by Samuel Barber's woodwind quintet Summer Music, a staple of the repertoire written in 1956. Music for Springtime is not an homage to Barber's work but does reflect and touch upon some of the moods and character changes heard in Summer Music. Music for Springtime was also shaped by the circumstances and timing of its composition. It was written in the year after the composer moved from California back to his native Pennsylvania, shortly after the birth of his daughter, and mostly in the springtime. Thoughts of rebirth and rejuvenation, but also of the uncertainty of transition, were undoubtedly present while composing. 

Winner of the 2015 BCMCC Competition. To view the Youtube video of the premiere at the BCMCC 2016 Concert, please click here. 

This title is only one movement of the full work. The entire piece may be found at the following link: