A sensitive arrangement of this beautiful piece. Melody begins with the oboe and is later passed to the flute, oboe and horn. All instruments share the repeating triplets. Includes an optional cut if necessary for a performance. Clarinet in Bb. Score & parts. -AP
(score sample page)
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 063599 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $18.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Romantic. Originally for solo piano, Schumann composed this piece (meaning "Butterflies") to represent a masquerade in one of his favorite novels. Each movement portrays a different character at the ball. Includes the 6 measure introduction followed by 12 movements. An excellent arrangement for a good high school ensemble with a large range and solid technique. Clarinet in Bb. Score & parts. -AP
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 062108 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $20.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. Humorous work that can also be used as an introduction to the instruments of the woodwind quintet. The porcupine theme around which the work is based was written by the composer's five year old daughter. For quintet, piano and narrator.
Category: Woodwind Quintets w/Piano Item: 073993 Grade: Price: $45.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
21st Century (2014). "I teach at the USC /Thornton School of Music and wanted to write a short concert piece for our excellent Scholarship Woodwind Quintet. The premier was on campus at the Fisher Museum of Art on March 6, 2015. The musicians were Yoon-hee Jung, Flute, Marissa Honda, Oboe, Edgar David Lopez, Clarinet, Katelyn Benedict, Horn and Jayson Heubusch, Bassoon. Vignettes (as the title implies) is comprised of several small sections in contrasting rhythms. The bassoon starts a fast intro ...
20th Century. A challenging piece for any ensemble to put together due to complex rhythms and constant meter changes. The composer has tried to help by adding in a separate notation of the rhythms in the middle of the score for some sections. All instruments play into their extended ranges and have many large interval jumps. Entire second movement is to have a feeling of floating, while staying rhythmically accurate without any sense of pulse or bar lines. Movements include: Tuttis; Solis; S...
A short, swing-oriented piece for woodwind quintet, and is meant primarily for use as an encore. The piece started out as a piano sketch, later surfaced as a big dance band chart, and then was put into this form when the composer's quintet needed a closing piece. Clarinet has the option of playing a notated solo or improvising. Score & parts. Clarinet in Bb.
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 040981 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $10.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
20th Century. This famous parody of a Polish polka with abundant 'wrong' notes (dissonances), wide melodic leaps, and sudden dynamic changes is a sterling example of contemporary music with high educational and entertainment value. In print since 1973, this quintet setting has become a popular contest and recital standard. Duration 2:10 Score & parts. -the publisher (score sample pages)
Based on the groovy rhythms of Cuba, Jeff Smallman has created a brilliant showpiece for interchangeable woodwind ensemble. Energetic writing has all players flying and all parts are interesting. This difficult work is suitable for more advanced ensembles and should be well received by audiences. --the publisher
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 071623 Grade: Intermediate Price: $25.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
Dodge City is an exuberant piece, arranged here for interchangeable woodwind ensemble, designed to take you back to the time of the old west. As the title implies, this is a work that will bring to mind stagecoaches and sagebrush, cowboys and cactus, sheriffs, and showdowns. Quick and lighthearted, the opening and closing sections frame a lyric middle section. Dodge City has captured the atmosphere of a bustling city from the old west and is sure to captivate performers and audiences alike. -the ...
20th century: Tonal. Based on the play of the same name by Karel Capek. Each movement portrays different insects and situations that they encounter in their everyday lives. Piece was popularized by the Prague Woodwind Quintet and requires solid technique. Movements include: Dance of the Bees; March of the Ants; The Enamored Beetle; Fugue of the Fleas. Clarinet in Bb. Score & parts. -AP
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 065700 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $27.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
These six short melodies are easily within reach of junior high students and are a good introduction to chamber ensemble playing. Balance and intonation are easily taught as instruments play in pairs, threes, fours as well as all five. Rest counting is included as too many young players are not very adept at this musical task. A variety of keys and meters should keep the student's interest with a ltittle humor thrown in for good measure. Includes: KABALEVSKY: Old Dance; MCBRIDE: Stray Cat; BARTOK...
American Patriotic. 19th Century (1896). The official march of the United States of America. Arranged for piccolo, oboe, Bb clarinet, bassoon and horn. Includes optional 2nd Bb clarinet part and full piccolo solo. Score & parts.
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 064399 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $10.00 Availability: Ships in 14 to 21 Days
This short, upbeat encore piece was composed by Cape Town Philharmonic clarinetist Becky Steltzner in the style of the popular South African Pennywhistle Tune known as the kwela (originally from the country of Malawi). A four minute piece, this is suitable for encores, gigs and recitals and is a fine example for multicultral with music from a woman composer.
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 113616 Grade: Price: $22.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century. For standard wind quintet. Subtitled "Quintet no 3," this work is a collection of seven semi-related movements collected by the composer and set into a suite. Some movements may be performed as standalone works. Includes some glissandi and tone bending along with some technically challenging runs throughout the range of the instruments. Fourth movement includes a jazz improv solo for either flute, oboe or bassoon. Parts only. Score sold separately as item 70736. Clarinet in B...
21st Century. For standard wind quintet. Subtitled "Quintet no 3," this work is a collection of seven semi-related movements collected by the composer and set into a suite. Some movements may be performed as standalone works. For a set of performance parts, see item 70737.
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 070736 Grade: Advanced Price: $30.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
For standard wind quintet. Aired on N.P.R.'s Performance Today and performed at the Kennedy Center, the five contrasting movements display a variety of Afro, Anglo, Latino and Native American musical styles; I Ride An Old Paint (Cowboy Song - USA), Adolorido (Mexico), Jesus Is A Rock In The Weary Land (Spiritual, bluesy clarinet solo - USA), Yaravi (Peru) and A Frog Went A-Courtin' (USA).
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 066392 Grade: Intermediate Price: $26.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Romantic. Possibly Strauss' most famous piece, this march was composed in 1848 and dedicated to an Austrain Field Marshall. Piece is more light and festive than military sounding and is a definite crowd pleaser if you can finish it in under 3 minutes! Clarinet in Bb. Score & parts. -AP
Category: Woodwind Quintets Item: 066015 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $18.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days