Soapstone Prairie Quintet
Instrumentation: Woodwind Quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon)
Duration: 12 minutes
Year of Composition: 2016
Premiere: August 2016, Classical Revolution Northern Colorado Woodwind Quintet. Fort Collins Museum of Discovery; Fort Collins, Colorado.
Notes: I When the Land Belonged to God, II Windswept Winter, III Old Stomping Grounds
The Soapstone Prairie Quintet was commissioned by Classical Revolution Northern Colorado for the Melody of Our Landscape series at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery in Fort Collins, Colorado. This piece was commissioned to celebrate the release of genetically pure bison into the nearby Soapstone Prairie Natural Area in Northern Colorado.