MCX24 Score and parts
Áskell Másson (*1953)
Played by the best orchestras, ensembles and soloists, his music reflects a powerful sense of drama. The variety of rhythms and sounds, the combination of lyrical and percussive moments, give to his compositions a unique intensity.
Áskell Másson (b. 21. November 1953) is amongst Iceland´s leading composers. With a varied background as a woodwind player and percussionist, he was...
About Woodwind Quintet
The musical material includes quotations from two ancient Icelandic folk melodies, and the work’s three movements are strongly linked internally, although resuming a contrasting character in texture.
- flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
- Editions Bim