A Year in the Catskills
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A Year in the Catskills (Naxos 8.559687):  The title piece recorded by the Blair Woodwind Quintet, along with other hard-to-find Peter Schickele compositions:  Gardens for Oboe and Piano, What Did You Do Today at Jeffey’s House for French Horn and Piano, Dream Dances for Flute, Oboe, and Cello and Diversions for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon.



bulletBlair Woodwind Quintet
bulletJane Kirchner, flute
bulletJared Hauser, oboe
bulletCassandra Lee, clarinet
bulletCynthia Estill, bassoon
bulletLeslie Norton, horn
bulletFelix Wang, cello
bulletMelissa Rose, piano

Track Listing

A Year in the Catskills for woodwind quintet (Peter Schickele)

[1]  Spring:  Fantasy

[2]  Summer:  Imitations

[3]  Fall:  Variations

[4]  Winter:  Lament

[5]  Finale

Gardens for oboe and piano (Peter Schickele)

[6]  Morning

[7]  Noon

[8]  Night

What Did You Do Today at Jeffey’s House? for French horn and piano (Peter Schickele)

[9]  First We Had a Parade

[10]  After Lunch Jeffey’s Mom Made Us Take a Nap

[11]  Then We Did a Carnival with a Haunted House and Dancing Bears

Dream Dances for flute, oboe, and cello (Peter Schickele)

[12]  Minuet

[13]  Jitterbug

[14]  Waltz

[15]  Gallop

[16]  Sarabande

Diversions for oboe, clarinet and bassoon (Peter Schickele)

[17]  Bath

[18]  Billiards

[19]  Bar



Audio Samples

Listen to short excerpts from A Year in the Catskills.

A Year in the Catskills
Gardens and What Did You Do Today at Jeffey’s House?
Dream Dances and Diversions

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