Farrenc: Wind Sextet And Trios

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Farrenc: Wind Sextet And Trios

Catalogue No:

95319BR

Discs:

2

Release date:

21st April 2017

Barcode:

5028421953199

Length:

81 minutes

Medium:

CD
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Farrenc: Wind Sextet And Trios


Farrenc:

Sextet, Op. 40 in C minor for Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon

Trio for clarinet, cello & piano in E flat major, Op. 44

Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 45


Linda di Carlo (piano)

OperaEnsemble

CD - 2 discs

$9.50

Scheduled for release on 21 April 2017. Order it now and we will deliver it as soon as it is available.

Louise Farrenc was born in 1804 into an artistic family of painters and sculptors, living in a “commune” near the Sorbonne in her native Paris. At an early age she was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire, where she studied composition and piano, and where she met her future husband, the flautist Aristide Farrenc.

Farrenc’ s early compositions were in cultivated Salon style, her later works however are of a more ambitious nature, she composed large scale chamber music and even symphonies.

The clarinet and flute trios and the wind sextet on this new recording are written in the Classical/Early Romantic style of Weber, Hummel and Clementi, music of fresh imagination, charm and scintillating instrumental virtuosity.

Played with brio and zest by I Solisti del Teatro Dell’Opera di Roma, an elite group led by pianist Linda di Carlo, who already successfully recorded an earlier Farrenc CD (BC94815).

Louise Farrenc: Sextet in C Minor, Op. 40

I. Allegro

II. Andante sostenuto

III. Allegro vivace

Louise Farrenc: Clarinet Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 44

I. Andante - Allegro moderato

II. Adagio

III. Minuetto: Allegro

IV. Finale: Allegro

Louise Farrenc: Piano Trio in E Minor, Op. 45

I. Allegro deciso

II. Andante

III. Vivace

IV. Presto

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