CRY OF THE WINDS

 

(16:00) Professional Level Wind Ensemble. Copyright Fee: Score, Parts. Music Copyright 1981, Brent Michael Davids.

 

CRY OF THE WINDS is a professional level work for Symphonic Wind Ensemble depicting the four directions important to several American Indian lifeways. The work utilizes layering techniques, extended instrumental techniques, timbre and cluster effects, several solos and soloistic passages, and added instruments such as thunder sheet, stroke rods and ocarina.

 

"Cry of the Winds" was premiered by the Symphonic Band of Northern Illinois University with conductor Max Culpepper, DeKalb, IL in 1981.

 

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