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CHAMBER ENSEMBLE OF MINNESOTA

  Making a Musical Difference

 

 Chamber Ensemble of Minnesota, Inc. publishes Baroque chamber music arranged/edited by Don Werdick at MusicaNeo (full score plus parts) , Sheet Music Plus (full score plus parts)  and IMSLP 

 

Originally organized in the Twin Cities, 1963, by Oboist Don Werdick as the Metropolitan Wind Ensemble, with instrumentation comprised of oboe/English horn, flute and clarinet trio, is now based in northeastern Minnesota and incorporated as the Chamber Ensemble of Minnesota™. The Ensemble’s musicians are from the region performing small to moderate sized chamber orchestra repertoire recapped below.
 

REPERTOIRE

String & Wind Ensemble

Concerto in Bb, C, D, F, G ~ Albinoni

Oboe Concerto in Gm ~ Handel

Octet in F, D72 ~ Schubert

Brandenburg Concerto #2 ~ Bach

Arrival of the Queen ~ Handel

Sonata in Bb ~ Schubert

Concerto in A, Cm ~ Bach

Concertante ~ Haydn

Oboe & Sting Quintet ~ Stamitz 

Concerto in Dm (1063) ~ Bach

Grand Air de Guerre ~ Lully Sonatas: 1, 5, 7 & 8 ~ Stoeltzel

Overture No. 1 in C ~ Bach

Concerto in D major & Cm ~ Marcello 

Concerto in A, F  ~ Telemann

Wind Octet, Op. 103 ~ Beethoven

Divertimento # 11 (K251) ~ Mozart

Overture in F ~ Telemann

Trio No. 1 ~ Besozzi

Quartet in F, KV370 ~ Mozart

Quintet in C ~ Telemann

Symphony No. 1, Bb ~ Boyce

Quintet in F ~ Mozart

Trio Sonatas in Bb, Em ~ Telemann

Serenade for Winds ~ Dvořák

String Quartet KV421 ~ Mozart

Quartetto ~ Toeschi

Agrippina Overture ~ Handel

Sonata in F ~ Preprush

Concertante ~ Vivaldi

Concerto in Bb minor ~ Handel

Romance in Bb K33 ~ Rosetti

Concerto in Dm ~ Vivaldi

Concerto No. 8 in Bb ~ Handel

Ancient Airs & Dances ~ Respighi

The Christmas Collection - Trio

Concerto Grosso Op 3, G ~ Handel

Allegro K89 ~ Scarlatti

The Wedding Collection - Trio 

Concerto in F - Krommer 

Gabriel's Oboe - Morricone Concerto in Eb - Quantz

Quintet - Woodwind

Andante ~ Bach

Morris Dance ~ Edw. German

Magic Flute ~ Mozart

In Dulci Jublio ~ Bach

Quartet ~ Goepfart

Menuet ~ Mozart

Prelude-Fugue (St. Anne’s) ~ Bach

Divertimento ~ Haydn

Quintet in Eb, K407 ~ Mozart

Suite #2 in Bm-Selections ~ Bach

Menuet ~ Haydn

Rondo ~ Mozart

Two Gavottes-3rd Suite ~ Bach

Menuetto & Trio ~ Haydn

Quintette ~ Normand

Petite Suite Minature ~ Balay

Presto ~ Haydn

Pastorale ~ Pierne

Passacaille ~ Barthe

Introduction & Allegro ~ Haydn

Love of Three Oranges ~ Prokofiev

Minuet, Andante, Variations~LVB

Therne ~ Hervig

Quintets 88, 91, 99, 100 ~ Reicha

Quintet in Eb ~ Beethoven

Andante Grazioso ~ Klughardt

Ancient Airs & Dances ~ Respighi

Variations, Op. 18, #5~Beethoven

Quintet ~ Klughardt

Gymnopedies ~ Satie

Hungarian Dance No. 5 ~ Brahms

Suite, Op. 57, No. 3 ~ Lefebvre

Boutade ~ Schwartz

Carmen (Entracte, Gypsy Song) ~ Bizet

Menuetto ~ Lickl

On the Beautiful Danube ~ Strauss

Quintet in Bb, Dm, & F ~ Cambini

Quintet ~ Moritz 

Quintette ~ Taffanel

Bourée ~ Colmer

Allegro Molto #14, K270 ~ Mozart

Japanese Song Fantasy ~ Taki

Menuet ~ Colmer

Andante-Country Dance ~ Mozart

Musique de Table in G ~ Telemann

Opus 56, 67, 68-Quintets ~ Danzi

Cosi Fan Tute ~ Mozart

Overture-Suite in A ~ Telemann

Three Pieces ~ Deslandres

Divertimento No. 14 ~ Mozart

Concerto for Trumpets ~ Vivaldi

Pomp & Circumstance ~ Elgar

German Dance ~ Mozart

Presto-Concerto in Am ~ Vivaldi

Trio¹ & Quartet² – Woodwind

²Sonatine ~ Diabelli

²Charmilles de Trianon ~ Lefebure

²Nutcracker Suite ~ Tchaikovsky

²Woodwind Quartet ~ Gaskell

¹Divertimento II KV229  ~ Mozart

¹Musique de Table ~ Telemann

¹Cinq Pieces En Trio ~ Ibert

²Divertimento KV136  ~ Mozart

¹Sonate in Bb ~ Telemann

¹Ronde des Lutins ~ Kriens

¹Trio in Gm ~ Ostransky

¹Ballet Dance ~ Walker

¹Sonatina, Op. 20, No. 1 ~ Kuhlau

¹Musette ~ Pfeiffer

²Temps des Menstrels ~ Lefebure

²Danse Villageoise ~ Proinciali

Wedding/Celebration – Woodwind Quintet

Selections can also be chosen from the classical repertoire list and be appropriate for these events as well

Adagio ~ Albinoni

Ave Maria ~ Gounod

Rondeau ~ Mouret

Air ~ Bach

Morning ~ Grieg

Cannon in D & Gigue ~ Pachelbel

Air on the G String ~ Bach

Troldhaugen Wedding Day~Grieg

Rondo ~ Purcell

Arioso ~ Bach

Arrival of the Queen ~ Handel

Cambiale Di Matrimonio ~ Rossini

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring ~ Bach

Hallelujah from Mesiah~ Handel

Ave Maria ~ Schubert

Prelude and Fugue ~ Bach

Largo ~ Handel

Traumerei ~  Schumann

Sheep May Safely Graze ~ Bach

Pastorale Symphony ~ Handel

My Own True Love ~ Steiner

Sleepers Awake ~ Bach

Ave Verum ~ Mozart

Cantabile ~ Tartini

O Perfect Love ~ Barnby

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik ~ Mozart

Wedding March ~ Mendelssohn

Bridal Chorus “Lohengrin”~ Wagner

Fur Elise ~ Beethoven

Royal Fireworks Suite ~ Handel

·    Selections:  Bourree, La Paix, La Rejouissance, Minuet I & II

Ode to Joy ~ Beethoven

Small Swan Dance ~ Tchaikovsky

Trumpet Voluntary ~ Clark

Seasons: Spring, Autumn ~ Vivaldi

Flower Duet (Lakme) ~ Delibes

Water Music Suite ~ Handel

·    Selections:  Air, Allegro-Adagio, Bourree, Hornpipe, Minuet

Traditional: Simple Gifts, Shenandoah

Panis Angelicus ~ Franck

 

Holiday – Woodwind Quintet

Festival of Carols ~ Nagle

·     Joy to the World, Hark the Herald Angel Sing, It came upon a midnight clear, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, We Three Kings, Angels We Have Heard on High.

Holiday Medley: Wassail Song, Holly & Ivy, Sleigh Ride, Tannenbaum, Patapan, Mid-Winter in the North Woods, Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls, Coventry Carol, Silent Night, First Day of Christmas, O Holy Night.

The Nutcracker Suite ~ Tchaikovsky

·     Overture, Arabian Dance, Chinese Dance, March, Russian Dance, Dance of the Mirlitons, Flower Waltz, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.  

Carol of the Bells ~ Halferty

Merry Christmas 1941 ~ Martinu

Festive Sounds of Hanukah ~ Trad.

Resonet In Laudibus ~ J. Handl

Christmas Treat ~ Riley

O Magnum Mysterium ~ de Victoria

Medley for Christmas ~ W. Joy

Festive Five ~ Smith

A Winter’s Willow ~ V. Williams

Rustic Holiday ~ Koepke

Hodie Christus Natus ~ Sweelinck

 

Children/Family – Woodwind Quintet

Includes select movements from our classical and pop repertoire that have a certain flavor to them, such as Renaissance or dance music, and use of narration/spoken program notes to relate these pieces to children

Teddy Bear's Picnic ~ Bratton

Children's Suite ~ Herbert

Flight of the Bumblebee ~ Korsakov

Sorcerer’s Apprentice ~ Dukas

Nursery Rhyme Suite ~ Hirschman

Carnival of Animals ~ Saint-Saens

Pied Piper of Hamelin ~ Friedman

Hansel & Gretel ~ Humperdinck

Fun-damentals of Music ~ Walker

Story for Christmas ~ Goddard

Five Fables of Aesop ~ Myron

A Story of the Woodwind Family

Linus and Lucy ~ Guaraldi

Peter and the Wolf ~ Prokofiev

Old Man Who Moved Mountains