“Little” Fugue in G Minor — J.S. Bach/arr. Roger Stevens
This brilliant arrangement is the cornerstone of Calico Winds, reflecting our aesthetic goals: interesting and beautiful material, artfully performed to reveal a full array of blended tone colors. Recorded on All In One.
An Old Love Story
Fireside Tales, Op. 61
Edward MacDowell/arr. Ronald Hess
Calico’s commission of the arrangement of this American piano masterpiece results in remarkably innovative wind writing, both tenderly expressive and dazzlingly virtuosic. Recorded on Vintage America.
Daniel Gregory Mason
A New World composer whose composition echoes the great Old World Romantics. Recorded on Vintage America.
Miniatures and Folk Suite
William Grant Still/arr. Adam Lesnick
Melodious vignettes highlighting the music of the many peoples of the Americas. Recorded on Vintage America.
Yeo ho ho! Three kinds of chanteys display a magical variety of sound textures. Recorded on Vintage America.
An original “Flight of the Bumble Bee” for wind quintet.
An animated work by a great American composer, this piece is pleasing to both the performers and the listeners.
Quintet, op.88, No. 2
Highly virtuosic both for the individual player and the ensemble this quintet illustrates why Reicha is so well-loved for his wind writing.