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You want some friction, like the old analogy of an oyster: You want some sand in the shell to make a pearl.Philip Setzer, Emerson Quartet

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Indra Riše (born 1961)
Mūzika priekam [Music for Fun] (for soprano, flute, cello and accordion) (1994)
Normunds Sne, Diana Ozolin̦a, Agnese Rugēvica, Antra Bigača
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Ekspresijas [Espressioni] (for 4 clarinets) (1992)
Clarinet Quartet of the Latvian Clarinet Society
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Trīs pavasara epizodes [Three Spring Episodes] (for saxophone and accordion) (1998)
Romāns Manuilovs, Sergejs Fedorenko
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Ritenītis ritināja [Turn, Little Wheel] (for clarinet and piano) (2015)
Mārtiņš Circenis, clarinet and Agnese Egliņa, piano
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Vēja noktirne [Wind-Nocturne] (for violin, piano and electronics) (1999)
Christine Michaela Pryn, Wade Mattson
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Ainava miglā [Landscape in Fog] (for violin and piano) (1994)
Normunds Sne, Ilze Zarin̦a
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Die Mitbewegung [Interaction] (for flute and organ) (1999)
Imants Sneibis, Ligita Sneibe
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Bird-oratorio - From Dawn until Midnight [Putnatorija - No Ausmas līdz Gaismai] for Piano Trio (2017)
Paula Šūmane, vijole, Agate Ozoliņa, čells, Ilze Jaunzeme, klavieres
Indra Riše (born 1961)
Bird-oratorio - From Dawn until Midnight [Putnatorija - No Ausmas līdz Gaismai] for Piano Trio (2017)
Liene Neija-Kalniņa (violin), Ivars Bezprozvanovs (cello), Agnese Egliņa (piano)
Jean-Michel Damase (1928-2003)
17 Variations for Wind Quintet (1951)
DoubleReed.Ru
Billy Childs (born 1957)
String Quartet No. 3, Unrequited (2015)
Lyris Quartet
Arthur Berger (1912-2003)
Quartet for Winds in C major (for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon) (1941)
Lieurance Woodwind Quintet
Jurriaan Andriessen (1925-1996)
Sciarada spagnuola [Spanish Charade] for Wind Quintet (1962)
Royal Military Band of the Netherlands Wind Quintet
Denes Agay (1911-2007)
Five Easy Dances for Wind Quintet
Quintetto Anemos
Denes Agay (1911-2007)
Five Easy Dances for Wind Quintet
Quintetto Pentafiati
Denes Agay (1911-2007)
Five Easy Dances for Wind Quintet
Anacrouse Wind Quintet
Elliott Carter (1908-2012)
Wind Quintet (1948)
Quintetto Arnold
Elliott Carter (1908-2012)
Nine by Five for Wind Quintet (2009)
Colroado College Festival Orchestra
Eugène Bozza (1905-1991)
Scherzo for Wind Quintet, Op. 48
US Army Ground Forces Band (Woodwind Quintet)
Eugène Bozza (1905-1991)
Scherzo for Wind Quintet, Op. 48
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Wind Quintet
Eugène Bozza (1905-1991)
Scherzo for Wind Quintet, Op. 48
Galliard Ensemble
David Maslanka (1943-2017)
Quintet for Winds No. 2 (1986)
Bergen Wind Quintet
David Maslanka (1943-2017)
Quintet for Winds No. 2 (1986)
LutosAir Quintet
David Maslanka (1943-2017)
Quintet for Winds No. 2 (1986)
Manhattan Wind Quintet

Composers born on August 5

Hans Gál (1890-1987)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: August 5, 1890, Brunn Died: October 3, 1987, Edinburgh (age 97)
Ambroise Thomas (1811-1896)
Nationality: French
Born: August 5, 1811, Metz Died: February 12, 1896, Paris (age 84)
Betsy Jolas (born 1926)
Nationality: French
Born: August 5, 1926, Paris (age 94)
René Lenormand (1846-1932)
Nationality: French
Born: August 5, 1846, Elbeuf Died: December 3, 1932, Paris (age 86)
Mark O'Connor (born 1961)
Nationality: American
Born: August 5, 1961, Seattle, WA (age 59)
Juan Carlos Paz (1901-1972)
Nationality: Argentine
Born: August 5, 1901, Buenos Aires Died: August 25, 1972, Buenos Aires (age 71)
Josef Doppelbauer (1918-1989)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: August 5, 1918, Wels Died: January 16, 1989, Salzburg (age 70)
Gerhard Schedl (1957-2000)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: August 5, 1957, Vienna Died: November 30, 2000, Eppstein (age 43)
Tera de Marez Oyens (1932-1996)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: August 5, 1932, Velsen Died: August 29, 1996, Hilversum (age 64)
Óscar Esplá (1886-1976)
Nationality: Spanish
Born: August 5, 1886, Alicante Died: January 6, 1976, Madrid (age 89)
Gunnar Bucht (born 1927)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: August 5, 1927, Stocksund (age 93)
Stjepan Šulek (1914-1986)
Nationality: Croatian
Born: August 5, 1914, Zagreb Died: January 16, 1986, Zagreb (age 71)
Karel Odstrčil (1930-1997)
Nationality: Czech
Born: August 5, 1930, Valašské Meziřící Died: May 21, 1997, Prague (age 66)
Menachem Wiesenberg (born 1950)
Nationality: Israeli
Born: August 5, 1950 (age 70)
Oskar Merikanto (1868-1924)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: August 5, 1868, Helsinki Died: February 17, 1924, Oitti (age 55)
Antoine Simon (1850-1916)
Nationality: French | Russian
Born: August 5, 1850, Paris Died: February 1, 1916, Moscow (age 65)
Max Jentsch (1855-1918)
Nationality: German
Born: August 5, 1855, Ziesar Died: November, 1918 (age 63)
Aleksander Vinogradsky (1855-1912)
Nationality: Russian
Born: August 5, 1855 Died: October 17, 1912 (age 57)

Composers who died on August 5

François Francoeur (1698-1787)
Nationality: French
Born: September 21, 1698, Paris Died: August 5, 1787, Paris (age 88)
Joseph Holbrooke (1878-1958)
Nationality: English
Born: July 5, 1878, Croydon Died: August 5, 1958, London (age 80)
Henry Litolff (1818-1891)
Nationality: French
Born: August 7, 1818, London Died: August 5, 1891, Bois-Colombes (age 73)
Menachem Avidom (1908-1995)
Nationality: Israeli
Born: January 6, 1908, Stanislaviv, Austria-Hungary (Ukraine) Died: August 5, 1995, Tel Aviv (age 87)
Salvador Bacarisse (1898-1963)
Nationality: Spanish
Born: September 12, 1898, Madrid Died: August 5, 1963, Paris (age 64)
Eugen Suchoň (1908-1993)
Nationality: Slovokian
Born: September 25, 1908, Pezinok, Slovakia Died: August 5, 1993, Bratislava (age 84)
Teizō Matsumura (1929-2007)
Nationality: Japanese
Born: January 15, 1929, Kyoto Died: August 5, 2007, Tokyo (age 78)
Adolf Friedrich Hesse (1809-1863)
Nationality: German
Born: August 30, 1809, Breslau Died: August 5, 1863, Breslau (age 54)
George Butterworth (1885-1916)
Nationality: English
Born: July 12, 1885, London Died: August 5, 1916, Pozières (age 31)
Adrienne Clostre (1921-2006)
Nationality: French
Born: October 9, 1921, Thomery Died: August 5, 2006, Serrières (age 84)
Zygmunt Mycielski (1907-1987)
Nationality: Polish
Born: August 17, 1907, Przeworsk Died: August 5, 1987, Warsaw (age 80)
Joséphine Pauline Boulay (1869-1925)
Nationality: French
Born: May 22, 1869 Died: August 5, 1925 (age 56)

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Indra Riše (born 1961)
Nationality: Latvian
Born: 1961, Dobele (age 59)
Denes Agay (1911-2007)
Nationality: Hungarian | American
Born: June 10, 1911, A village near Budapest, Hungary Died: January 24, 2007, Los Altos, California (age 95)
Miguel del Águila (born 1957)
Nationality: Uruguayan
Born: 1957 (age 63)
Robert Stark (1847-1922)
Nationality: German
Born: September 19, 1847, Klin-genthal Died: October 29, 1922, Wurzburg (age 75)
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Bruce MacCombie (1943-2012)
Nationality: American
Born: December 5, 1943, Providence, Rhode Island Died: May 2, 2012, Amherst, Massachusetts (age 68)
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Nationality: German
Born: March 18, 1894, Schönbach, Drachselsried Died: September 9, 1975, Viechtach (age 81)
Arne A. Running (1943-2016)
Nationality: American
Born: September 17, 1943, Moorhead, Minnesota Died: 2016 (age 72)
Charles DeLaney (1925-2006)
Nationality: American
Born: 1925 Died: July 8, 2006, Tallahassee, Florida (age 81)
Andrejs Jansons (born 1938)
Nationality: Latvian
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Jenni Brandon (born 1977)
Nationality: American
Born: 1977 (age 43)
Milica Djordjević (born 1984)
Nationality: Serbian
Born: 1984, Belgrade (age 36)
Robert Baksa (born 1938)
Nationality: American
Born: February 7, 1938, New York City (age 82)