Repertoire

A maverick of new wind music, Akropolis is committed to showcasing the vast possibilities of the reed quintet through our adventurous repertoire spanning over 400 years of musical history. Having premiered over 50 works for the unique combination of oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bass clarinet, and bassoon, Akropolis is devoted to expanding the existing reed quintet repertoire with imaginative arrangements and the continued development of new works by emerging and established composers.
From the dozens of professional reed quintets actively performing around the world, to the hundreds of student ensembles forming at universities around the United States alone, we hope this collection of our ever-growing repertoire continues to help inspire reed quintet growth around the globe. In the collection below, you’ll find works Akropolis has commissioned and arranged, plus works commissioned or arranged by other artists from around the world we consider important contributions to the standard repertoire of the reed quintet.
Total Records Found: 87, showing 10 per page
Piece NameComposerArrangerGenreCommissionPurchase Sheet MusicYouTube VideoRecording
Nouvelle Suite "La Triomphante" Jean-Philippe Rameau Baroque goo.gl/aGHgtN
Music of Foghorns & Seabirds Natalie Draper Original Work
Look For Me Nico Muhly Original Work bit.ly/2y0NgA2
Le Tombeau de Couperin Maurice Ravel Romantic goo.gl/aGHgtN
La Rappel des Oiseaux Jean-Philippe Rameau Baroque goo.gl/aGHgtN
La Folia Antonio Vivaldi Baroque
La Création du Monde Darius Milaud 20th Century
Kinds of Light Michael Gilbertson Original Work
Kinderszenen, Op. 15 Robert Schumann Ryan Reynolds Romantic Akropolis Collection
Jesus is Coming Jacob TV Original Work iTunes