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Jenkins, Karl - Chums!
description: Woodwind Quintet (Score & parts)

PublisherBoosey & Hawkes (London)
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Commissioned by Camarilla Ensemble
This work was composed in 2004. It was first performed on 7 December that year at Warehouse Studios, London, by Camarilla Ensemble.
Duration: 6' 30"

Note. A version of this work scored for wind quintet and harp is available to special order.

Composer’s note:
"Chums, of course, means friends. The piece was commissioned by Camarilla Ensemble, in which my daughter-in-law played oboe. She’s a close friend, the players are friends, and they are my friends. The word ‘chums’ also has an ‘old English’ air to it – from a bygone era – which sits with the humorous nature of the piece. All friends together." --Karl Jenkins, March 2010

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