Composed by Paul Patterson
For Wind Quintet
Published by Josef Weinberger
Duration: 12 minutes
Includes score and parts
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Horn in F, and Bassoon
1. Scrumpy Giles (Somerset) – to the tune of 'Farmer Giles'
2. Widecombe Jan (Devon) – to the tune of 'Widecombe Fair'
3. Lazy Lawrence (Dorset) – to the tune of 'Linden Lea'
4. The Looe Bar Lady (Cornwall) – to the tune of the Helston 'Floral Dance'
WESTERLY WINDS, commissioned by the Galliard Ensemble in 1999, is a recasting for wind quintet of the orchestral Four Rustic Sketches, Op. 80. It is essentially a sequence of four short fantasias based on West Country folk tunes. – Paul Patterson
A CD including this music can be found here.