Composer
WATKINS
Title
Shankin' on a Rutabaga (sc&pts) (fl,ob,cl,hrn,bsn)
Publisher
Alry Publications
Grade
3-
Product Code
33A21000CM83

Composer: Mark Adam Watkins

For WIND QUINTET (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon) - Well, the title about says it all. This piece is quirky, jazzy, a lot of fun to play, and makes a great addition to the standard quintet repertoire. It is a hard piece to explain, so here are some words from the composer:

"Uniquely, this piece always makes me think I’m some British composer who was writing about rabbits vying for vegetables, frolicking in a forbidden garden... maybe I was channeling ‘The Tortoise & the Hare’ and the turtle finally gets a voice at ‘E’. The rabbit gets a tummy ache mistaking a rutabaga for a carrot, & has to play catch up...?"

-Mark Adam Watkins

Duration: 3:00

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