Thursday, August 18, 2011

YouTube: 'Scott Joplin, Cascades - Lieurance Woodwind Quintet at the Ulrich Museum of Art'

[TOP: Joplin Piano Rags; Roy Eaton, piano; Sony SBK 833 (1995) BOTTOM: Lieurance Woodwind Quintet]

The Ragtime and Classical composer Scott Joplin is profiled at, which features classical composers and performers of African descent. This YouTube video (2:46) was uploaded by scottcharlesoakes on August 17, 2011:

It is an excerpt from a “Live recital at the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University - Wichita, KS USA - March 15, 2011.”

Frances Shelly, flute
Andréa Banke, oboe
Suzanne Tirk, clarinet
Nicholas Smith,horn
Scott Oakes, bassoon

“The internationally-acclaimed Lieurance Woodwind Quintet enjoys bringing audiences an exciting variety of musical options, from Classical repertoire to cross-over styles such as Afro-Cuban jazz. This traditional combination of five instruments represents a rich musical tradition spanning over 300 years. Having distinguished itself through esteemed recordings, international tours, and dedication to music education, the Lieurance Quintet's goal is to share energetic performances of the highest caliber to audiences of all ages throughout Kansas.”

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