Chen Yi

About this work:

The creative inspiration of my Woodwind Quintet came from the booming tide of the Chaoyin Cave in the Putuo Mountain located in southeastern China; the dull chanting from the Buddhist nunnery; the reciting of tunes played by Xiao, a Chinese traditional woodwind instrument; and the rude, primitive roaring by Changjian, a Tibetan low-range wind instrument. The first performance was given by The Composers Conference Ensemble, directed by Efrain Guigui, at Wellesley College, MA, on Aug. 5, 1987.

Version: Woodwind quintet
Year composed: 1987
Duration: 00:09:00
Ensemble type: Chamber or Jazz Ensemble, Without Voice:Woodwind Quintet
Instrumentation: 1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 Horn in F
Instrumentation notes: fl, ob, cl, hn, bn

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