Folk Songs: Set No. 15
LKMP X653302/ HL 121571
Flute(d AFl, Picc), Clarinet (d Eb Clar, Bass Clar), Percussion, Violin, Cello
This mixed quintet for winds, percussion and strings comprises the fifteenth work in Vali's series of folk songs which combine Persian and Western influences. The blending of near-east modality with European classical harmony and form has become a hallmark of the composer's uniquely poignant voice. Commissioned and recorded by the Seattle Chamber Players, Albany Records.