The Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet
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Part one - the original videos:

Fučik, Julius (1872 - 1919) Starý Bručoun, bassoon solo (lit. Old Grumper) also published under various other titles, incl. Der Alte Brummbär (lit. The Old Growlbear), The Bear with a Sore Head and The Angry Grandfather.

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 Danzi, Franz (1763-1826) Wind Quintet in Bb Major, Op. 56, No 1.group picture click here for video

Françaix, Jean (b. 1919) Quatuor, for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
With guest Andrea Skowronek, dancer and choreographer.

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Ibert, Jacques François Antoine (1890-1962)

"Trois Pièces Bréves" for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (1930)
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Ephesus, Turkish Television. about Ephesus
One of the earliest videos of the Soni Ventorum, performing the last movement of the Quartet by Ignaz Pleyel (1757 - 1831) in the ancient OdeonTheater. click here for video

 

 Part two - the videos of others:
Among creators of YouTube videos there are superstars whose uploads number in the thousands - or hundreds. It is flattering - even if statistically unsurprising - that several of these enthusiasts have shown interest in the music of Soni Ventorum and its members.

Pride of place belongs to the animations of Stephen Malinowski Musanim whose creations have enjoyed the greatest response; he is able to show the notes themselves as beautiful moving objects:

Mozart, W.A. (1756 -1791) Piano Quintet in Eb Major (K. 452)
With guest Neal O'Doan, Piano. Mvt. 3, Allegro. Performed October, 1980
Animation by Stephen Malinowski

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Bach, J.S., Adagio from the Concerto in C minor for Oboe and Violin (1727)
Laila Storch, Oboe; Martin Friedmann, violin; with the University of Washington Sinfonietta, Vilem Sokol conducting. Performed February, 1970
Animation by Stephen Malinowski
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Spohr, Louis (1784 - 1859) Sechs Deutsche Lieder, Op. 103
Montserrat Alavedra, soprano; Joseph Levine, fortepiano (pitch A=430);
William McColl, 1820s clarinet, original, Mollenhauer (Fulda), Germany
6. Wach Auf!
Performed June, 1984
Animation by Stephen Malinowski
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Brahms, Johannes (1833 - 1897) Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115
3. Andantino - presto William McColl, clarinet with The Orford String Quartet, Andrew Dawes and Kenneth Perkins, violin; Sophie Renshaw, viola; Denis Brott, 'cello.
Performed June, 1988
Animation by Stephen Malinowski
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Alternate video animation of the same piece: click here for alternate video

Dean Richardson has found a very short and very fast movement from the newly-reissued Lyrichord albums: click here for video

An uploader with the whimsically self-deprecatory username "Scruffy Redwood" has created 379 videos of widely varying subject matter. The music videos consist of just one static, but well-chosen image:
Cambini, Giovanni Giuseppe (1746 - 1825) Trois Quintetti Concertans
No. 1 in Bb Major: I. Allegro Maestoso click here for video
No. 1 in Bb Major: II. Larghetto Cantabile click here for video
No. 2 in D Minor: III. Presto ma non Tanto click here for video
No. 3 in F Major:
III. Rondo Allegro con Brio click here for video
Meyerbeer, Giacomo (1781 - 1864) Hirtenlied
Montserrat Alavedra, soprano; Joseph Levine, fortepiano (pitch A=430); William McColl, 1820s clarinet, original, Mollenhauer (Fulda) click here for video
Reicha, Anton (1770-1836) Variations for Bassoon
Arthur Grossman, bassoon; Neal O'Doan, Piano click here for video
Farago, Marcel (b. 1924) Bassoon Pieces
Arthur Grossman, bassoon click here for video
Demersseman, Jules (1833 - 1866) Introduction and Polonaise for Bassoon
Arthur Grossman, bassoon; Neal O'Doan, Piano click here for video
Almenräder, Carl (1786 - 1846) Pot-Pourri
Arthur Grossman, bassoon; Katherine Collier, Piano click here for video

Another prodigious uploader is "pelodelperro", with 1,852 videos to his humble username. He too uses just one decorative image per video:
Danzi, Franz (1763-1826) Quintet in E minor, Op. 67, No. 2 click here for video
Danzi, Franz Quintet in Eb major, Op. 67, No. 3 (Mvts. 1 & 2) click here for video
Danzi, Franz Quintet in Eb major, Op. 67, No. 3 (Mvts. 3 & 4) click here for video

Nuno Araujo, with 175 videos to his credit has assembled a thirty minute scenic slideshow accompanied by the same two Danzi quintets:
Danzi, Franz (1763-1826) Quintet in E minor, Op. 67, No. 2, together with
Danzi, Franz Quintet in Eb major, Op. 67, No. 3 click here for video

"Chillbrook" Has used Mozart to create a mood for Cornwall:
Mozart, W.A. Concerto in A major for clarinet and orchestra (K. 622)
University Symphony Orchestra; Abraham Kaplan, conductor; William McColl, basset clarinet. A video montage of images from around Cornwall, UK, using the second movement, Adagio, as background music. Performed December, 1987
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Here Mozart is designed for a soon-to-be discriminating audience:
Mozart, W.A. Sinfonia Concertante in Eb major (K. anh. 9/297b) for oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and orchestra. James Caldwell, oboe; William McColl, clarinet; Robert Bonnevie, horn; Arthur Grossman, bassoon. Third Mvt.
The Casals Festival Orchestra, Alexander Schneider, conductor.
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This Russian fairy tale is baffling to foreigners. Viewers with the
patience to copy and paste its comments or title into Google
Translate will be richly entertained:

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YouTube explorers are encouraged to report further discoveries of videos using our music to:   musicians@soniventorum.com