IO

for brass quintet



IO was composed for brass quintet in 1991 in commission of the Belgian Brass Soloists.

In 2004 the composer made an arrangement of this work for BRASS AND PERCUSSION and later that year for WOODWIND QUINTET.

IO is a moon of the planet Jupiter, which has an enormous volcanic explosive quality.
This work has a powerful, dynamic atmosphere, in which the utter of the instruments’ possibilities are explored.

The structure of this composition contains the following 3 parts :
1. agitato
2. misterioso
3. feroce




RECORDINGS

IO Cd 'From Io to Dandi'
With IO by Wim Henderickx
for brass and percussion
Belgian Brass (2008)

SCORE

Norsk Musikforlag (publisher)

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INSTRUMENTATION / EXTRA INFORMATION

for brass quintet
commissioned by the Belgian Brass Soloists
(+/- 12’)
first performance: March 22, 1992 in Haacht (BE)
Belgian Brass Soloists







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