Composer
D'RIVERA
Title
Aires Tropicales(sc&pts)
Publisher
International Opus
Grade
3
Product Code
33I050000009
Woodwind Quintet

Currently in the repertoire of quintets worldwide, this exciting recital piece’s individual movements also work well for jobs and educational concerts. The seven movements are: Alborada, a slow introduction, Son with an ostinato Latin bass line, Habanera, similar to Ravel, Vals Venezolano, a lively Venezuelan waltz, Dizzyness, an homage to Dizzy Gillespie, Contredanza, an upbeat Cuban dance, and Afro, a rhythmic 6/8 dance over an African ostinato. Doubling on piccolo and English horn.

Duration: 24 minutes

I. Alborada
II. Son
III. Habanera
IV. Vals Venezolano
V. Dizzyness
VI. Contradanza
VII. Afro
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