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Music for 5 Winds / Atea Quintet


Release Date: 07/21/2017 
Label:  Coviello Classics   Catalog #: 91714  
Composer:  Claude Paul TaffanelAlexander von ZemlinskyMike MowerEugčne Bozza,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atea Quintet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Since the Atéa Quintet won the Nielsen competition in Copenhagen in 2015, the ensemble became one of the most sought-after chamber music ensembles in England. All five musicians themselves are excellent soloists, but together their music always sounds as if from a single entity. On their first release for COVIELLO, works by Taffanel, Bozza, Francaix and others are heard. The Atéa Quintet is the foremost British Wind Quintet of their generation. As the Associate Ensemble in Residence at the Birmingham Conservatoire and Quintet in Residence at the Purcell School, they mentor some of the finest up and coming musicians in the country. Since its formation in 2009, the Atéa Quintet has performed in some of the finest halls in Read more the world. Highlights include a critically acclaimed Friday night recital at the Wigmore Hall, performances at the Cheltenham, Brighton and Lake District Summer Festivals and concerts in St. Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall and St. Johns Smith Square. Brought together by their communal love of wind chamer music, members of the Atea Quintet have individually received several prizes in international competitions and played with all of the country’s leading orchestras. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Winds in G minor by Claude Paul Taffanel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atea Quintet
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
2.
Humoreske for Wind Quintet by Alexander von Zemlinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atea Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
3.
Jazz Suite by Mike Mower
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atea Quintet
Period: Contemporary 
4.
Pičces (3) pour une musique de nuit by Eugčne Bozza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atea Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; France 
5.
Quintet for Winds no 2 by Jean Françaix
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atea Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; France 

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