"I have worked closely with the members of the Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet in various activities. Each one of the musicians is a virtuoso of his particular instrument, and through many years of dedication and work they have formed a truly remarkable ensemble. For me, it is one of the finest groups of its kind."
~ Pablo Casals photos
for October, 2015
Spotlight on a less-known masterpiece - from the Archive page:
Schafer, R. Murray (b. 1933) "Minnelieder" , love songs from the medieval German (1956) for soprano and wind quintet. With guest Carmen Pelton, soprano
Verwirrung; Gefunden; Einsam; Herzenschlüzel; Der Falke; Minne stets die Alte;
Des Dichters Grabschrift download mp3
Also featured on the Archive page are other recorded performances by:
FLUTE; Felix Skowronek
OBOE: Laila Storch, James Caldwell, Alex Klein, Rebecca Henderson
CLARINET: William McColl
BASSOON: Arthur Grossman website
HORN: Christopher Leuba, David Kappy,
and many guest artists performing on various instruments.
A complete discography is now available, Thanks are owed to Megan Lyden, flutist and historian, author of "The Story of the Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet". This book is now available for purchase in a variety of formats. book
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