span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;} span.GRAME {mso-gram-e:yes;}

CRYSTAL RECORDS   Moran Woodwind Quintet

All of our CDs are now available for ordering on-line, through our associate CCNow.  If the item says ORDER NOW click on those words and go to our shopping cart.  You are still able to order via e-mail, info@crystalrecords.com., or place your order by phone at 360-834-7022 or on our 24-hour fax line at 360-834-9680.  See information on our main page.  Price of all CDs is $16.95. U.S. shipping is FREE. Canada shipping US$7 per order. Other countries US$14 per order.

Our 4 for 3 offer is now available on-line. When you order 4 CDs, what you need to do is place the order for the first 3 CDs using the Order Now buttons. Before checking out you will be given an opportunity to write a comment to go with your order.   In the "other notes or instructions" space, write FREE CD with the catalog number of the one you want. In that way, you will receive the 4 CDs and only be charged for 3.

One of the most active and visible quintets in the Midwest, the Moran Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty woodwind quintet of the University of Nebraska School of Music. Formed in 1986 and named for the late John Moran, Director of the School of Music, the Quintet has toured extensively and they have also performed at conventions of the College Music Society, the International Double Reed Society and the International Horn Society.

 

CD753: WIND CHAMBER MUSIC OF THEODOR BLUMER. Quintett, Op. 52; Sextett (Originalthema mit VerŠnderungen), Op. 45; Tanz-Suite, Op. 53. Moran Woodwind Quintet. "I found this disc quite refreshing and enlightening. [Blumer's] lush, late romantic style reminds me of Richard Strauss." American Record Guide. 
UPC 009414775320  ORDER NOW

Sound samples (uses RealPlayer)Click on the link to hear up to one minute of the movement shown.
Quintett Op. 52:  Mvt 1(Sehr frisch)  Mvt 2(Romanze)   Mvt 3(Leicht fliebend)   Mvt 4(Finale)   Sextett: Mvt 1(Thema)  Mvt 2
(Improvisation)   Mvt 3(Capriccio)   Mvt 4(Pastorale)   Mvt 5(Slavischer Tanz)   Mvt 6(Romance)   Mvt 7(Humoreske)   Mvt 8(Finale)    Tanz Suite: Mvt 1(Rigaudon)   Mvt 2(Sarabande)   Mvt 3(Menuett)   Mvt 4(Ungarischer Tanz)   Mvt 5(Valse Boston)   Mvt 6(One Step)



CD754: POSTCARDS FROM THE CENTER. Moran Woodwind Quintet. Katherine Ann Murdock: Postcards from the Center; Bernhard Heiden: Woodwind Quintet; Peter Lieuwen: Savannah; Jennifer Higdon: Autumn Music. The Moran Quintet is in residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
UPC 009414775429  
ORDER NOW

Sound samples (uses RealPlayer)Click on the link to hear up to one minute of the movement shown.
Lieuwen: Savannah   Murdock Postcards: Mvt 1(Prairie Sentinal)  Mvt 2(Interstate 70)  Mvt 3(Kansas Winter)   Mvt 4(Punching Cattle)  Mvt 5
(Fireworks)    Higdon: Autumn Music    Heiden: Quintet  Mvt 1(Variations)  Mvt 2(Capriccio)  Mvt 3(Intermezzo)  Mvt 4(Finale)

 


CD755: WOODWIND MUSIC BY THEODOR BLUMER. Performed by the Moran Woodwind Quintet. Theodor Blumer's Schweizer Quintett; Kinderspielzeug, op. 64; and Sextett, op. 92, with pianist Paul Barnes. Theodor Blumer (1881-1964) writes in a Romantic style. He is a German composer who lived most of his life in Dresden, Leipzig, and Berlin. The music is extremely attractive and recently has drawn much interest to American audiences. "Once again the Moran woodwind Quintet...splendidly brings these substantial works into our ears, with brilliance, effervescence and sophistication." The Clarinet, June 2005. "The Moran Woodwind Quintet...play Blumer's music with superb attention to phrasing and ensemble finesse. The performances overflow with purposeful expressivity." Gramophone. UPC 00941475528  ORDER NOW

Sound samples (uses RealPlayer) Click on the link to hear up to one minute of the movement shown.
Schweizer Quintett: Mvt 1 (Prelude)   Mvt 2 (Gavotte)   Mvt 3 (Arietta)   Mvt 4 (Introduktion)   Mvt 5 (Thema) Variation 1   Variation 2   Variation 3   Variation 4   Variation 5   Variation 6   Variation 7    Kinderspielzeug:  Mvt 1 (Ball) Mvt 2 (Teddybar) Mvt 3  (Puppe) Mvt 4  (Aufmarsch der Puppen) Mvt 5 (Alte Spieluhr) Mvt 6 (Schlitten)    Sextett:  Mvt 1 (Allegro ma no troppo) Mvt 2 (Scherzo: Presto)  Mvt 3 (Andante sostenuto) Mvt 4 (Rondo, Molto vivace)


CD757: THEODOR BLUMER Woodwind Music, Vol. 3.  John Bailey, Flute, Mark Clinton, Piano, Moran Woodwind Quintet. Serenade and Theme and Variations, op. 34 for Woodwind Quintet. Ten Waltzes (Hausmusik), op. 56 for Flute and Piano. From the Animal Kingdom, op. 57a for Flute and Piano. From the Plant World, op. 57b for Flute and Piano. Theodor Blumer (1881-1964) was director and principal conductor of the Dresden Radio Orchestra and the Middle German Radio Orchestra in Leipzig. ŇBlumerŐs lush, late-romantic style reminds me of Richard Strauss. [His music] is refreshing and enlightening.Ó American Radio Guide.   UPC 009414775724  ORDER NOW

Sound samples (uses RealPlayer) Click on the link to hear up to one minute of the movement shown.
Serenade   Theme and Variations  Waltz 1  Waltz 2  Waltz 3  Waltz 4  Waltz 5  Waltz 6  Waltz 7  Waltz 8  Waltz 9  Waltz 10    From the Animal World:  Mvt 1  Mvt 2  Mvt 3  Mvt 4  Mvt 5  Mvt 6      From the Plant World:   Mvt 1  Mvt 2  Mvt 3  Mvt 4  Mvt 5  Mvt 6

PLEASE CALL, FAX, OR EMAIL  CRYSTAL RECORDS TO ORDER.  Or use the "Order Now" button to order on-line. THANK YOU. 
Phone 360-834-7022,  fax 360-834-9680,  email: order@crystalrecords.com.

Use your browser's Back button to return to previous page.

Woodwind recordings

Return to the main page.