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Five Dances (2011)

for 3 bassoons and contrabassoon
duration: 12 minutes


Five Dances is a set of short pieces for bassoon quartet (3+contra). It was premiered on February 15, 2013, in Goodwin Hall at Peabody Conservatory by bassoon students of Phillip Kolker. A new recording of the piece will be released in 2017. Here’s a performance at Peabody from January 30, 2014, featuring Dillon Meacham, Hanul Park, Jonathan Nitz (bassoons) and Alex Carlucci (contrabassoon). The complete score follows beneath.

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