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Feng (Score & Parts)-WW5

Composer: Yi, Chen

Publisher: Presser

Edition: 114-41052


for woodwind quintet
by Chen Yi (b. 1953)- Chinese violinist and composer
I. Introduction
II. Rondo
Feng was commissioned by the San Francisco Citywinds with a Chamber Music America commissioning award. The world premiere was on January 13th, 1999 at St John's Presbyterian Church in Berkeley, followed by a New York premiere on January 17th. 
The character "feng" in Chinese means "wind" or "the winds", and also "view, folk songs, style, and manner." I used the five standard Western wind instruments to sound the Eastern feeling of the winds in the quintet Feng
-Chen Yi
Duration: 12:00