premieres

Dorian Wind Quintet Premieres

In its history, the Dorian Wind Quintet has been honored to have premiered scores of new compositions for winds. Below is a complete listing of all works that were premiered by the DWQ.

KEY

W World Premiere
A American Premiere
NY New York City Premiere
* Commissioned by DWQ
** Written for DWQ
*** Dedicated to DWQ


Composer


Title


Premiere Date

Adolphe, Bruce-*W-NY Night Journey (1987) 4/21/87 – NYC
Alsina, Carlos-*W A Letter for Wind Quintet (1970) 4/20/75 – Hilversum, Holland
Adolphe, Bennett, Childs, Hoiby, Perle-*W-NY Anniversary Variations (2001) 10/28/01 – NYC
Asia, Daniel-*W-NY Woodwind Quintet (1998) 4/16/00 – NYC
Bach, J.S.-*W-NY Goldberg Variations, arr Brant (1973) 12/13/73 – NYC
Ballard, Louis-*W Ritmo Indio (1969) 3/8/69 – Santa Fe, NM
Beethoven, Ludwig van-*W-NY Quartet in c# minor, Op. 131, arr Brant (1970) 2/10/71 – NYC
Bennett, Richard Rodney-W-NY Concerto for Wind Quintet (1983) 10/16/84 – Washington, DC
Bennett, Richard Rofney-*W-NY Sonata for Woodwind Quintet and Piano (1986-7) 4/21/87 – NYC
Bergenfeld, Nathan-W The Dragon Fly Hunter (1970) 4/23/70 – Brooklyn, NY
Berger, Arthur-**W Quintet for Winds (1984) 10/18/84 – Boston, MA
Berio, Luciano-*W-NY Opus Number Zoo (1951;revised 1970) 2/10/71 – NYC
Bichsel, Michel-W Irrationelles (1975) 1/27/75 – Geneva, Switzerland
Blauvelt, Ralph-W/NY No. 3F – Woodwind Quintet (1971-8) 11/12/78 – NYC
Blauvelt, Ralph-W/NY No, 12 – Voice Instrument (1972) 11/12/78 – NYC
Blauvelt, Ralph-W/NY No. 25A – Trio (1977) 11/12/78 – NYC
Blauvelt, Ralph-W/NY No. 28 – Voice and Instrument (1978) 11/12/78 – NYC
Blauvelt, Ralph-**W/NY No. 29 – Quintet (1978) 11/12/78 – NYC
Borden, David-W Three Pieces for Woodwind Quintet (1961) 7/24/61 – Tanglewood, MA
Boziwick, George-W/NY Third Dance for Woodwind Quintet (1993) 12/5/93 – NYC
Boziwick, George-NY Woodwind Quintet (2002) 3/22/03 – NYC
Boesch, Rainer-W Espaces 2 (1979) 3/14/79 – Geneva, Switzerland
Brahms, Johannes-*W-NY Quartet in c minor, Op. 51, arr. Brant (1971) 3/22/72 – NYC
Brant, Henry-*W-NY Prevailing Winds ( 1974) 10/5/74 – Brooklyn, NY
Brant, Henry-NY Requiem for Summer (1934) 2/16/83 – NYC
Brant, Henry-**W-NY Secret Strings and Prevailing Winds (1976) 2/16/77 – NYC
Brant, Henry-*W-NY Windjammer (1969) 5/21/69 – NYC
Cage, John-W Music for Wind Instruments (1938) 2/17/62 – Ann Arbor, MI
Chadabe, Joel-**W For Woodwinds (1974) 10/2/74 – Albany, NY
Childs, Billy-*W-NY A Day in the Forest of Dreams (1997) 9/25/97 – Berea, KY
Childs, Billy-**W-NY Fugue in Perpetual Motion (1999) 10/23/99 – Spring Valley, NY
Cohen, Steven-W Theme and Variations for Woodwind Quartet (1970) 4/23/70 – Brooklyn, NY
Colgrass, Michael-W/NY Wind Quintet (1962) 3/21/62 – NYC
Comman, Robert-W Variations with Flourishes & Final Excursion (1979) 3/14/79 – Geneva, Switzerland
Cortes, Ramiro-W/NY Capricco for Woodwind Quartet (1971) 9/26/72 – Albany, NY
Cortes, Ramiro-*W-NY Three Movements for Five Wind Instruments (1967) 4/28/68 – NYC
Davidovsky, Mario-*W Synchronisms No. 8 for WWQ and Tape (1974) 4/17/75 – Minneapolis, MN
Deaderick, Joan-W A Quartet for Winds (1970) 4/23/70 – Brooklyn, NY
De Jong, Conrad-NY Variations on the Spanish La Folia (1987) 2/5/89 – NYC
Del Tredici, David Belgian Bliss (2012) 1/18/13 – NYC
Downing, Joseph-W Concerto for WWQ and Orchestral Winds (1988) 10/2/95 – Terre Haute, IN
Druckman, Jacob-*W-NY “Delizie contente, che l’alme beate” (1973) 12/13/73 – NYC
Dvorak, Anton-W/NY Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 51, arr. Jolley 4/14/86 – Hunter College, NYC
Epstein, Douglas-W/NY Commitments (1974) 3/10/75 – NYC
Faberman, Harold-**W-NY Quintesence (1962) 3/3/65 – Mt. Vernon, IA
Fennelly, Brian-W-NY Wind Quintet (1967; rev. 1972) 1/28/74 – Carnegie Recital, NYC
Foerster, Josef-A Quintet, Op. 95 (1909) 8/10/61 – Cummington, MA
Fortner, Wolfgang-W/NY Funf Bagatellen (1960) 8/11/61 – Lenox, MA
Foss, Lukas-*W-NY Cave of the Winds (1972) 12/14/72 – NYC
Garrido-Lecca, Celso-W Divertimento (1957) 8/12/61 – Lenox, MA
Gerhard, Roberto-W/NY Wind Quintet (1928) 7/7/61 – Lenox, MA
Gibson, David-W/NY Ligatures (1974) 10/24/75 – Albany, NY
Goldenthal, Elliot-W/NY Jabberwocky (1981) 5/10/82 – NYC
Gros, Axel-W/NY QuS (1975) 3/10/75 – NYC
Gros, Axel/Hall, Jan-W/NY Electrophony (1975) 3/10/75 – NYC
Herbst, Cynthia-W/NY Time (1975) 3/10/75 – NYC
Hoffer, Bernard-W Divertimento for Octet (1988) 8/9/88 – Northeast Harbor,ME
Hoiby, Lee-W/NY Diversions for Wind Quintet (1954;revised 1989) 6/28/92 – Woodstock, NY
Hoiby, Lee-*W/NY Sextet for Woodwind Quintet and Piano (1975) 2/3/75 – London, England
Holcomb, Dorothy-W/NY Woodwind Quartet (1963) 2/19/71 – NYC
Husa, Karel-NY Two Preludes (1966) 4/9/72 -Hunter College, NYC
Ilori, Solomon-**W Epo Mbe Ewa Mbe (1964) 11/5/63 – Elizabethville, Congo
Johnson, Roger-**W/NY Wind Quintet (1970) 4/14/71 – East Orange, NJ
Kraft, Leo-*W/NY The Five Winds (2002) 10/17/02 – Queens, NY
Lewis, Peter Scott-NY Serenade for Winds (2002) 11/23/03 – NYC
Meier, Roger-W “Du Bout des Bois au Bout des Levres” (1979) 3/14/79 – Geneva, Switzerland
Morton, Lawrence-**W/NY Traditional Winds Quintet (1971) 5/7/71 – NYC
Moss, Lawrence-W/NY Auditions for Woodwind Quintet and Tape (1971) 1/28/73 – Baltimore, MD
Nicholson, Gordon-W Impression III (1972) 10/16/72 – Calgary, Alberta
Nilsson, Bo-A Zwanzig Gruppen (1958) 2/17/62 – Ann Arbor, MI
Perle, George-W/NY For Piano and Winds (1988) 5/6/92 – Oakdale, NY
Perle, George-***NY Wind Quintet No. 1 (1959) 4/5/66 – NYC
Perle, George-*W/NY Wind Quintet No. 4 (1984) 10/2/85 – NYC
Pocaro, Paul-W Chamber Symphony 4/23/70 – Brooklyn, NY
Pollack, Alan-W Octet 4/23/70 – Brooklyn, NY
Porter, Cole-W/NY Love Songs Without Words, arr. Smit 8/3/75 – Woodstock, NY
Pourfarrokh, Massoud-W/NY Colors (1975) 3/10/75 – NYC
Riley, John-W Suite for Woodwind Quintet (1957) 10/27/71 – Auburn, AL
Sampson, David-W IN MEMORIAM: Nightmare Begins Reality (1981) 5/4/81 – Morristown, NJ
Sawyer, Betty-W/NY Woodwind Quintet (1963) 4/20/63 – NYC
Schickele, Peter-W A Walk At Briones (1988-90) 9/2/90 – Woodstock, NY
Schifrin, Lalo-*W/NY La Nouvelle Orleans (1987) 2/5/89 – NYC
Schwartz, Marvin-W Threes and Twos for Three (1971) 3/28/71 – Queens, NY
Schuler, Craig-W/NY Vista-Rhapsody of Joy for WWQ and Vibraphone (1979) 5/19/79 – NYC
Shapey, Ralph-W Movements for Wind Quintet (1961) 2/17/62 – Ann Arbor, MI
Stancarone, Michael-**W/NY Four Textures for Woodwind Quartet (1971) 5/7/71 – NYC
Starer, Robert-**W The Last Lover – A Musical Morality Play (1975) 8/2/75 – Katonah, NY
Stewart, Robert-W/NY Three Pieces for Woodwind Quintet 2/7/62 – NYC
Subotnick, Morton-*W/NY Misfortunes of the Immortals (1969) 12/6/69 – Washington, DC
Tchaikowsky, Peter-*W/NY Theme & Variations from Suite No. 2, arr. (1987) 2/8/88 – NYC
Tower, Joan-*NY Island Prelude (1989) 12/18/89 – NYC
Trythall, Richard-*W/NY Variations on a Theme by Haydn (1975) 4/23/76 – Rome, Italy
Weir, Judith-A Aires from Another Planet (1986) 11/20/88 – New Haven, CT
Whitenberg, Charles-**W/NY Woodwind Quintet (1961) 4/11/62 – NYC
Willey, James-**W Variations (1968) 3/13/68 – Geneseo, NY
Verdi,Giuseppe-**W/NY Quintet in e minor, arr. Rechtman (1993) 12/5/93 – NYC
Veyvoda, Gerald-*W/NY Into the Articice of Eternity(1971) 5/7/71 – NYC
Veyvoda, Gerald-*W/NY Through the Looking Glass (1972) 5/2/72 – NYC

NYSCA The Dorian Wind Quintet is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.