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Woodwind Quintet-New Mexico By Gene MilfordFor flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoonDuration: 7:18Score and PartsThe quintet is a rhapsodic setting of five melodies collected by John Donald Robb (1812-1989) from the Hispanic communities of New Mexico. The opening measures (m. 1-18) introduce the melody Leupta, beginning a series of melodies in a light, compound meter including Al Pie de la Ladera (m. 19-60) and Mi Unico Bein (m. 62-84). The beautiful, plaintive cancion, Palomita Que Vienes Herida (m. 94-136), provides a striking contrast. Guanajuato is introduced at measure 141 and followerd by six variations (m. 153-252). The work concludes with a reprise of the opening two melodies.