Chen Yi

About this work:
I. Introduction II. Zang Songs III. Miao Dances Commissioned by the Upper New York State’s Humanities Corridor through a Mellon Foundation grant and premiered by the Antara Winds on Sept, 20, 2008 in Kilbourn Hall as part of the “Music & Globalization” symposium at the Eastman School of Music, NY, the work Woodwind Quintet No. 3 is written in three movements for flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon. The authentic folk music from China West has amazed and inspired the composer to write this piece, which has the folk music elements drawn from the folk songs Du Mu and Amaliehuo of the Zang People; Ashima of the Yi People; and Dou Duo and the Lusheng ensemble music of the Miao People.
Version: Woodwind quintet
Year composed: 2008
Duration: 00:13:00
Ensemble type: Chamber or Jazz Ensemble, Without Voice:Woodwind Quintet

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