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Krakowiak for wind quintet

By Mikhail Glinka

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Woodwind Quintet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857). Arranged by Bill Malcolm. Romantic Period, Classical Period. Score, Set of Parts. 36 pages. Published by Published by Bill Malcolm (S0.575007).

Item Number: S0.575007

This is the famous Krakowiak from A Life for the Tzar. The sound bite is of the first 30 seconds (SMP doesn't like anything longer) but the entire arrangement is 7 minutes and 24 seconds. The clarinet and horn parts are written with a key signature (Glinka wrote them without one). I took some liberty substituting trills for rapidly repeated notes in the strings (strings do them well but don't have the same effect with winds). Page turns are a problem, but the parts are only four pages each. This is fun to play.

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