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First Flight

by Manitou Winds

Inspired by the beauty of Northern Michigan, this collection of original works showcases Classical, Celtic, and Folk music performed on a colorful array of instruments.
Genre: Classical: Chamber Music
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1. The Wedding Suite: I. Processional
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2. The Wedding Suite: II. Sunset Roses
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3. The Wedding Suite: III. These Are the Hands
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4. The Wedding Suite: IV. Recessional
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5. Summer Waltz
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6. A Suite of Cape Breton Tunes: I. Natalie Fraser
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7. A Suite of Cape Breton Tunes: II. The Rosebud of Allenvale
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8. A Suite of Cape Breton Tunes: III. The Night the Goats Came Home
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9. First Flight: I. Waltz
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10. First Flight: II. Allegro
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11. Sky Dance (feat. Kristie McCaw)
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12. The Old Ash Tree
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13. Three Celtic Carols: I. Jesous Ahatonhia
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14. Three Celtic Carols: II. Carul Inis Corthaidh
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15. Three Celtic Carols: III. Moita Festa
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16. Midwinter Twilight
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Manitou Winds was founded in 2014 and has become a versatile chamber ensemble of passionate musicians. Seldom performing solely as a wind quintet, they enjoy breaking off into many different configurations aided by the multi-instrumentalists within the ensemble.

Chamber music is often described as a conversation between musicians. Performing without a conductor, each instrument contributes its own unique twist and perspective to the central theme while the musicians work together in shifting roles to keep the piece aloft and in motion.

Often exploring uncharted genres and shedding spotlight on new or obscure composers, the musicians of Manitou Winds also invent repertoire through their arrangements and compositions. Listeners are always assured of hearing unique music not to be found elsewhere.

First Flight, their debut album, is a 16-track collection of all-original music composed by ensemble members Laura Hood and Jason McKinney. The eclectic set list captures the heart of their live performances, showcasing a mix of Classical, Celtic, and Folk music performed on a colorful array of instruments.

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