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555-5555 (wind quintet and CD)

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
5 minutes
Modern classical music
Wind quintet
Instrumental parts
Not available

555-5555 is a phone number that doesn’t work. This wind quintet is based on the number five and a phone call to that number. The recorded operator tells the quintet to hang up, but the flutist keeps picking the phone up after the clarinetist hangs it up. They feud over the phone for awhile until reaching an apparent truce after about five minutes.

Premiered 11/11/07: Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI mp3 is its live premiere

CD accompaniment available upon approved request.

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