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Wind Quintet

Year: 1983, rev. 1992

Duration: 12’

Personnel: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn

Dedicated to Laura George
Premiered 24 October 2004
St, John’s Church - Altoona, PA
Pennsylvania Wind Quintet

Winner - 2008 Aeros Quintet Composers Competition

Reviews for Pennsylvania Wind Quintet’s CD “Recent American Works for Winds” (2002):

Steve Cohen’s Wind Quintet will appear on the new compact disc. The work was one of great harmony and drive.

— Bob Cole, Centre Daily Times (State College, PA)

The three-movement Wind Quintet (1982-3, rev. 1992) by Steve Cohen get the CD started off in fine fashion. The expanded tonal neo-classical style of the composer is readily accessible to any listener’s ears, especially with its sparkling, contrapuntal; tarantella/saltarello finale. I was very impressed with the light, witty spirit of the work.

The Double Reed

Movement 1 - Vivace: Audio Clip

Movement 2 - Andantino: Audio Clip

Movement 3: Presto: Audio Clip

Sheet music available from AMAZON.COM

CD Available from AMAZON.COM