Weait - 24 Very Short Woodwind Quintets

First full score page to Weait - 24 Very Short Woodwind Quintets
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24 Very Short Woodwind Quintets for musicianship, ensemble playing and sight-reading allows quintets to develope better musicianship, finer ensemble playing and a clearer understanding of musical notation.

The pieces, none longer than a minute-and-a-half in length, gradually increase the difficulty of rhythms, meters, dynamics and technical demands. Can be played by coached or uncoached ensembles. The full score contains a review of articulation and accent notation.


Weait - A Prelude & 2 Postcards for reed quintet (total time 5'15) PDF

First score page to Amusement Park, 3rd movement of Weait - Prelude & 2 Postcards for reed quintet.and
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Composed for the now delveloping reed quintet consisting of oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone and bassoon. Three movements allow this effective ensemble to shine. The music is moderately difficult.
1. Iowa Prelude (0'25) An introductory fanfare, perhaps for the Iowa State Fair. It was originally composed in Iowa for the double-reed quartet OBOHIO.
2. Postcard: Manhattan Broadway, 1947 (2'26) Inspired by a color postcard showing Broadway in heavy traffic with buses, colorful signs and bustling sidewalks


Weait - Reel and Hornpipe for woodwind quintet (3'45) PDF

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Two dances, “Buckley’s Favorite Reel” and the “Saratoga Hornpipe” can be found in early 19th century collections of American dance music. The setting recalls the jubilant, foot-stomping, rhythmical drive of the country fiddlers, banjoists and washtub-bassists who played the music.



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