When the Winds Speak

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Arturo Rodriguez

Arturo Rodríguez

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Subtitle: Concerto for 2 Flutes and Wind Ensemble

This work may be found under its title in Spanish, Cuando Hablan los Vientos.

General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 11:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Unknown
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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Program Notes

When the Winds Speak (Cuando Hablan los Vientos) is a composition written for two solo flutes and wind ensemble. Composer Arturo Rodriguez collaborated with Jonathan Borja, associate professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, to create a piece filled with character and virtuosity.

The University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory Wind Ensemble was one of two lead commissioning groups for this piece.

- Program Note excerpted from Hannah Morrison for the University of Missouri, Kansas City, Wind Ensemble concert program, 21 September 2023


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State Ratings

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  • Purdue University Fort Wayne Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Daniel Tembras, conductor) – 5 April 2024 (CBDNA 2024 North Central Division Conference, Columbus, Ohio)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Wind Ensemble (Martin I. Gaines, conductor; Jonathan Borja and Heidi Keener, flute) - 10 November 2023
  • Utah State University (Logan) Wind Symphony (Thomas P. Rohrer, conductor; Jonathan Borja and Jeiran Hasan, flute) - 3 November 2023
  • Kansas State University (Manhattan) Wind Ensemble (Frank Tracz, conductor) - 2 October 2023
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Wind Ensemble (Joseph Parisi, conductor; Jonathan Borja and Hannah Porter Occeña, flute) - 21 September 2023 *Premiere Performance*

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Arturo Rodriguez website Accessed 13 September 2023
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Wind Ensemble concert program, 21 September 2023