Balkanika (Four Scenes From The Balkans For Brass Quintet). Composed by Eric Ewazen. For 2 Trumpets, Horn in F, Trombone, Tuba. Contemporary. Score and parts. Standard notation. 80 pages. Duration 18 minutes. Theodore Presser Company #114-41525. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.114415250).
ISBN 9781598063912. With standard notation. Contemporary.
Written for the Simply Brass quintet from Zagreb, Croatia, Eric Ewazen's newest quintet celebrates the composer's love of Eastern European music, dance, and food, with inspirations ranging from his father's Ukrainian dancing to a favorite restaurant in New York City. The movement titles are: I. Crkva (The Roof of St. Marks - Zagreb) referring to the church shown on the publication's cover, II. Lullaby and Lament, III. The Falls of Rastoke, and IV. Burek Dance (A Rustic Dance), named after a Balkan pastry. Dur.: 16'.