Composed by Daniel Luther Graves
For Woodwind Quintet
Published by Cimarron Music Press
Includes score and parts
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Horn in F, and Bassoon
One year, on the last day of school, the first eight measures of this exuberant tune burst into my head and insisted on being composed into a piece. I obliged. The layers I heard called for at least four instruments; I set it for five, allowing more flexibility to trade melodies among the players.