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Nielsen
Wind Quintet

Carl Nielsen, Denmark’s greatest and most frequently performed composer, had always been fascinated by woodwind instruments.

The colorful Wind Quintet of Carl Nielsen is arguably his most characteristic work. The quintet is a relatively late work that reveals the personalities of all the instruments and of the players, sometimes alone, more often in conversation or argument.

The work is cheerful and entertaining, often filled with fantastical playfulness.

Spring

2021

Releasing spring 2021

Exclusively on SCSO.LIVE

The
Program

Carl Nielsen

Wind Quintent, Op. 43 (1922)
I. Allegro ben moderato
II. Sarabande (Andante)
III. Praeludium. Adagio - Tema con variazioni (I-XI)

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What You'll
Hear.

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