Premier CD recording of Cecilia McDowall's chamber works for flute, piano and wind ensemble. Features: Emma Williams (flute), Richard Shaw (piano) and Ensemble Lumière (wind quintet).
Piper's Dream contains McDowall's fresh and witty flute and piano works, three evocative piano solos and her complete works for wind ensemble, including the wind quintet Winter Music and the specially commissioned piano sextet, Arctic Circle. Renowned for the charm and spontaneity of her music, McDowall's striking compositions are given inspired and beautiful performances in these premier recordings.
Playing time 78 mins.
A Russian Encounter from Soundtracks
Arctic Circle wind quintet, piano
By the River from Seven Impressions
Cafe Anglais from Seven Impressions
Cantilena from Seven Impressions
Chromatic Waltz from Three Concert Studies
Comic Song from Six Pastiches
Gospel Song from Seven Impressions
Grounded from Soundtracks
Hornpipe 5 Romantic Song 6 Menuet
Hornpipe from Six Pastiches
Le Temps Viendra oboe/cor anglais, clarinet/bass c