Fünf Stücke für Holzbläserquintett
(engl. Five Pieces for Wind Quintet)
"Five Pieces for Wind Quintet" was written in 1999 as part of Musik Fabrik?s "Vents d?est, Vents d?ouest" residency project in Baku, Azerbaidjan in March, 1999. This project was organised with the French Embassy in Baku, with the generous support of the Henri Selmer company.
Jalal Abbasov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1957. The Son of noted Azeri composer Ashraf Abbasov, he was introduced to music at a very early age and completely his studies at the Baku State Music Academy. In 1990, Jalal Abbasov was awarded the Azerbaijan Youth Union Prize for his musical compostions.
He has written a large number of works including works for Symphony Orchestra, chamber Music, music for solo instruments, a Children's Opera and a great deal of choral works. He was awarded a UNESCO prize in 1998 and recently was the only composer from the Former Soviet Republics to take part in the 2002 Asian Composers' League symposium "Asian Music in the Third Millenium".
Klarinette in B
Horn in F