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The Art of Disappearing
The Art of Disappearing The Art of Disappearing
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

A musical setting of the poem, "The Art of Disappearing," by Naomi Shihab Nye. The music attempts to express the poet's shunning of company for more pleasant solitary pursuits and is humorous in parts. I... view details
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Flexible Instrumentation Ensemble 
MAMedium - Advanced
$15.00
Autumn
Autumn Autumn
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

The melodies are romantic. This piece won First Prize in the Composers Today Competition Adult Division Music Teachers Association of California 1999.Duration: 3 minutes.... view details
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Oboe Solo with Piano 
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Baroque Break Wind Octet Arranged for Piano, Four Hands
Baroque Break Wind Octet Arranged for Piano, Four Hands Baroque Break Wind Octet Arranged for Piano, Four Hands
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is a four-hand piano arrangement of my 3rd wind octet. It is lively and in baroque style. The octet has a bassoon cadenza which is included in this but it may be skipped if desired. Duration is 6... view details
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1Piano - 4 Hands
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Baroque Break for Wind Octet
Baroque Break for Wind Octet Baroque Break for Wind Octet
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is my third octet, written in a libvely Baroque style. It includes a nice bassoon cadenza. Duration: 6 minutes.... view details
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Woodwind Octet 
MAMedium - Advanced
$12.00
Blizzard
Blizzard Blizzard
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is a musical setting of a winter poem by Linda Pastan. The falling cold, crisp snow and the blowing winds are depicted in the piano accompaniment. For mezzo-soprano or contralto.Duration: 4 minutes ... view details
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Mezzo-Soprano Vocal Score 
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Chorale Interrupted
Chorale Interrupted Chorale Interrupted
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

3 1/2 minute wind quintet, chorale-like at the beginning and end, rhythmic 5/4 section in the middle. Audio is computer playback.... view details
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Flexible Instrumentation Quintet 
MAMedium - Advanced
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Elegy
Elegy Elegy
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

The quartet for English horn, bassoon, violin, and cello begins and ends with a very simple plaintive melody, which each instrument gets to play and to accompany. The middle section is relatively... view details
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Flexible Instrumentation Quartet  New Product
MAMedium - Advanced
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Flexible Instrumentation Quartet  New Product
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$4.95
Flute and Onions (Wind Quintet and Narrator)
Flute and Onions (Wind Quintet and Narrator) Flute and Onions (Wind Quintet and Narrator)
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

Musical setting of the poem, "Music" by Amy Lowell, which can be read on second page of the score. In brief, woman lying in bed hears beautiful flute playing at night imagines a handsome, well-dressed man,... view details
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Woodwind Quintet 
MAMedium - Advanced
$20.00
Fugue #2
Fugue #2 Fugue #2
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is my second fugue for four winds. It is lively like the first, but the players and listeners are provided some respite by a chorale-like passage in the middle. Three versions are provided: double-reed... view details
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Flexible Instrumentation Quartet 
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Fugue for Four Winds
Fugue for Four Winds Fugue for Four Winds
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This engaging fugue is fun to play and nice to listen to. It won Second Prize in the Composers Today Competition, Adult Division, Music Teachers Association of California, 1999. Groups that have performed it... view details
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Miscellaneous Quartet 
MAMedium - Advanced
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The Great Sea
The Great Sea The Great Sea
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is a musical setting of the poem by Elizabeth Spires. The horn passages and undulating piano accompaniment contribute to the oceanic feeling communicated by this haunting introspective poem. Year 2000,... view details
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Mezzo-Soprano Vocal Score 
MAMedium - Advanced
$10.00
Haydn Bassoon Chaconne
Haydn Bassoon Chaconne Haydn Bassoon Chaconne
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

A woodwind quintet arrangement based on a bassoon passage in the minuet in Haydn's Sixth Symphony. A longer version, Chaconne on Haydn's Sixth Symphony

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Woodwind Quintet 
MAMedium - Advanced
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Home Again
Home Again Home Again
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is the last of the series of nine wind octets that I wrote in 2008-2010. Gentle melodic beginning, lively middle, with a return of the beginning melody finished as a round. One of my best, I think. Year: ... view details
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Woodwind Octet 
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$12.00
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #1
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #1 Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #1
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

These six quartets were written for flute, oboe, clarinet and horn because there are so few pieces for this combination. If a woodwind quintet group assembles and the bassoonist is late or cannot attend, there... view details
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Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #2
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #2 Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #2
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

These six quartets were written for flute, oboe, clarinet and horn because there are so few pieces for this combination. If a woodwind quintet group assembles and the bassoonist is late or cannot attend, there... view details
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Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #3
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #3 Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #3
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

These six quartets were written for flute, oboe, clarinet and horn because there are so few pieces for this combination. If a woodwind quintet group assembles and the bassoonist is late or cannot attend, there... view details
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Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #4
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #4 Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #4
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

These six quartets were written for flute, oboe, clarinet and horn because there are so few pieces for this combination. #3 is a minuet. If a woodwind quintet group assembles and the bassoonist is late or... view details
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Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #5
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #5 Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #5
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

These six quartets (of which this is #5) were written for flute, oboe, clarinet and horn because there are so few pieces for this combination. If a woodwind quintet group assembles and the bassoonist is late... view details
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Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #6
Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #6 Horn (or Bassoon) Wind Quartet #6
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

These six quartets (of which this is the last) were written for flute, oboe, clarinet and horn because there are so few pieces for this combination. If a woodwind quintet group assembles and the bassoonist is... view details
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I Do Not Love Thee Three Ways
I Do Not Love Thee Three Ways I Do Not Love Thee Three Ways
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

When I happened across the 19th Century English poem, "I Do Not Love Thee," by Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton (1808-1876) I was charmed by its strong disclaimer of love accompanied by words revealing just the... view details
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Mezzo-Soprano Vocal Score 
MAMedium - Advanced
$10.00
Insistence
Insistence Insistence
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This is my fifth octet, with emphasis on rhythm. The performance that you can listen to was by Janet Popesco Archibald and Robin May, oboes, Jose Gonzalez Granero and Joanne Eisler, clarinets, Larry Ragent and... view details
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Woodwind Octet 
MAMedium - Advanced
$12.00
Kathie's Assortment
Kathie's Assortment Kathie's Assortment
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

This duet for oboe and bassoon, named after my friend, bassoonist Kathie Hammond, varies greatly in mood from serious to humorous. Both instrument staves are shown to each player but one part has a more... view details
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Oboe Duet 
MAMedium - Advanced
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The Man Who Hated Trees
The Man Who Hated Trees The Man Who Hated Trees
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

A musical setting of the poem, The Man Who Hated Trees, by Naomi Shihab Nye. The music attempts to depict a not-very-nice barber, who not only "spent years shaving the necks of cafeteria managers" but found... view details
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Mezzo-Soprano Solo 
MAMedium - Advanced
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Meanderings
Meanderings Meanderings
Gary Friedman - Gary Friedman

I started playing fairly regularly in a wind octet (two each of oboes, clarinets, horns, and bassoons) in 2007 and like very much both the large sound and variety of sound colors that this combination can... view details
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Woodwind Octet 
MAMedium - Advanced
$15.00