Suite From China West

For Wind Ensemble

Chen Yi (composer)
Piccolo, Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe 1, Oboe 2, English...


A wonderful piece from the new Wind Band Select series.Commissioned by the Metropolitan Wind Symphony in 2005, Suite From China West for Wind Ensemble is written in four movements, and was premiered on May 18, 2008, conducted by Lewis J. Buckley at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington, MA. The authentic folk music from China West has amazed and inspired the composer to write this piece, which has folk music elements drawn from the folk songs Gadameilin and Pastoral of the Meng People; Ashima of the Yi People; Du Mu and Amaliehuo of the Zang People, and Dou Duo and the Lusheng ensemble music of the Miao People. Duration: 13'
SKU: 115-40201
Ensemble: Concert Band
Duration: 13:00
Tempo: Calmly (q = 50)
Commission Notice: Commissioned by the Metropolitan Wind Symphony (Lawrence Isaacson, Music Director)
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Product Type: Score and Parts
Page count: 354
Weight: 2.55 lbs.
UPC: 6-80160-58272-3
ISBN: 978-1-4911-0222-0
I. Introduction
II. Meng Songs
III. Zang Songs
IV. Miao Dances
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