Five Poems for Wind Quintet
Bassoon, Flute, Oboe, B-flat Clarinet, Winds, Horn
Score and Parts. Composed by Karel Husa (1921-). Woodwind Ensemble. 46 pages. G. Schirmer #AMP8144. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50483459).
Item Number: HL.50483459
ISBN 079359975X. 9x12 inches.
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 and recently recorded by the Prague Wind Quintet. Duration ca. 19 minutes.