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5 Piece Combo: The Complete Suites for Wind Quintet by Don Gillis (1912-1978) / Madera Wind Quintet

Album Summary

>Gillis, Don : Suite for wind quintet no 1 ("The Fable of the Tortoise and the Hare")
>Gillis, Don : Suite for wind quintet no 2 ("Three Sketches")
>Gillis, Don : Suite for wind quintet no 3 ("Gone with the Woodwinds")
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Notes & Reviews:

A unique figure in contemporary American music, Don Gillis, the prolific composer, conductor, and educator had a catalog of more than 150 works including ten symphonies and six string quartets. On this release, the Madera Wind Quintet presents the debut recording of these delightful works creating discovery in one of America's forgotten musical narratives. Madera Wind Quintet: Amy Thiemann, flute; Jason Paschall, oboe; Rachel Yoder, clarinet; Jorge Cruz Jr., bassoon; and Angela Winter, horn.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: The University of North Texas' Voertman Hall in Denton (07/18/2014-07/21/2014).



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>Gillis, Don : Suite for wind quintet no 1 ("The Fable of the Tortoise and the Hare")
  • Ensemble: Madera Wind Quintet
  • Notes: The University of North Texas' Voertman Hall in Denton TX (07/18/2014-07/21/2014)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Gillis, Don : Suite for wind quintet no 2 ("Three Sketches")
  • Ensemble: Madera Wind Quintet
  • Notes: The University of North Texas' Voertman Hall in Denton TX (07/18/2014-07/21/2014)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Gillis, Don : Suite for wind quintet no 3 ("Gone with the Woodwinds")
  • Ensemble: Madera Wind Quintet
  • Notes: The University of North Texas' Voertman Hall in Denton TX (07/18/2014-07/21/2014)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern