John B Hedges

composer & musician

Two Spirituals for woodwind quintet (2003)


flute, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon

Duration: 8'

Program Notes:

Two Spirituals is a pair of arrangements or fantasies on the Spirituals 'I Wanna Die Easy' and 'Nobody Knows the Trouble'.  Though the forms and melodies of the songs are intact there are periods of diversion or seeming improvisation.

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