Four Stories for Wind Quintet
for wind quintet
duration: 18 minutes
2007

Izinganekwane¬†was commissioned by Ann Cowie on the occasion of Bob Cowie’s 70th birthday. In preparation to compose the piece I talked to Ann about Bob and their history. All those thoughts stirred in my mind and came out as the piece you hear today. Ann and Bob are from South Africa, so you will hear an influence of Zulu music in the final movement. The other movements were sparked emotionally by what Ann had told me about Bob.

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Instrumentation

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet in Bb
Bassoon
Horn in F