Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

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Wiener Klassik: The Unusual Instrumentation

Wiener Klassik: The Unusual Instrumentation

Mozart and Beethoven: Quintets for Piano and Winds


Beethoven:

Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds, Op.16

Mozart:

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452


Die Freitags Akademie

The premiere of Mozart’s Quintet for piano and winds must of been a shock and at the same time a delight for the audience of the 18th century. The immense richness of colors and sounds were entirely unusual. Mozart had been searching for new challenges and was rewarded. After the premier on April 1st, 1784 Mozart wrote to his father: "... had a very great success ... I myself consider it to be the best work I have ever written in my life." Mozart celebrated one of the greatest triumphs of his career. The near-orchestral rich sonorities, the masterful harmony, the continuing and vigorous dialogue of the oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon with the piano was heard for the first time. Only thirteen years later Beethoven started to work with this unusual instrumentation and tonal colors. His quintet for piano and winds was also premiered in Vienna on April 6, 1797. Beethoven created with the minimal instrumentation a fascinating sound art of simple things, a composition which was prophetic of his later symphonic works. Under the group name “Die Freitagsakademie“ Katharina Suske has gathered some of the finest international artists: Edoardo Torbianelli (fortepiano),

Katharina Suske (oboe), Pierre-André Taillard (clarinet), Lyndon Watts (bassoon) and Olivier Darbellay (horn). These five musicians, each with their own unique character, blend together and reciprocally influence each other to create a single flowing sound body and impresses with their entirely new, dynamic interpretation.

“These performances by the Swiss period-instrument ensemble Die Freitagsakademie are so full of character and incident that one can almost overlook the disc’s short playing time…[this recording] offers musical riches to rival the very best, and should delight even those listeners who normally shy away from period instruments” Gramophone Magazine, November 2016

Winter and Winter - 9102192

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Mozart: Idomeneo Excerpts, Piano Concerto No. 23 and Piano & Wind Quintet

Mozart: Idomeneo Excerpts, Piano Concerto No. 23 and Piano & Wind Quintet


Mozart:

Idomeneo, K366: Overture

Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K367

Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K488

Michael Houstoun (piano)

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Michael Houstoun (piano)


Exciting live Michael Houstoun/Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performances coupled with an exquisite rarity, the Mozart quintet for Piano and Winds. This CD programme celebrating the music of Mozart brings Michael Houstoun and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra together under the baton of the acclaimed conductor, Roy Goodman.

Michael Houstoun’s international success includes performing and studying under Rudolf Serkin. Roy Goodman has impeccable credentials which include being the founder of the Brandenburg Consort, The Parley of Instruments and the principal conductor of the Hanover Band. Although perhaps the pinnacle of his career must be as a chorister with the Choir of King’s College Cambridge, performing as the ‘high C’ soloist in Allegri’s Miserere, recorded by Decca in 1963!

Atoll - ACD883

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Mozart: Horn Music

Mozart: Horn Music


Mozart:

Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4 (complete)

Barry Tuckwell (horn & conductor)

English Chamber Orchestra

Se il padre perdei (from Idomeneo)

Sheila Armstrong (soprano)

English Chamber Orchestra

Fragment in E flat major, K370b

Barry Tuckwell (horn & conductor)

English Chamber Orchestra

Rondo for Horn & Orchestra in E flat major, K371

Barry Tuckwell (horn & conductor)

English Chamber Orchestra

Fragment in D major, K514

Barry Tuckwell (horn & conductor)

English Chamber Orchestra

Fragment in E, K494a

Barry Tuckwell (horn & conductor)

English Chamber Orchestra

Sinfonia concertante in E flat for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Orchestra, K297b

Derek Wickens (oboe), Robert Hill (clarinet), Martin Gatt (bassoon) & Barry Tuckwell (horn)

Horn Quintet in E flat, K407

Barry Tuckwell (horn), Kenneth Sillito (violin), Kenneth Essex, Ian Jewel (violas) & Kenneth Harvey (cello)

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Derek Wickens (oboe), Robert Hill (clarinet), Martin Gatt (bassoon), Barry Tuckwell (horn) & John Ogdon (piano)

plus:

Three Duets for two horns in E flat major, KV 487

Barry Tuckwell, horn I & II


Barry Tuckwell and Mozart are synonymous. He recorded the composer’s works several times during his horn-playing career, beginning with the Horn Concertos recorded with Peter Maag. In July 1983 he recorded them again, directing the English Chamber Orchestra from the horn. The sessions extended to include many of Mozart’s chamber works with horn – the Horn Quintet, the Quintet for Piano and Winds, as well as three of the Duets for Two Horns. Fragments from horn concertos were also recorded, as was the Sinfonia Concertante for winds. In all, nearly two hours and forty minutes of Mozart’s music for horn, performed by one of the greatest living exponents of this music.

“Beautifully engineered recordings, featuring all of Mozart's concertante and chamber horn music in virtuoso performances that radiate an affectionate inner glow.” BBC Music Magazine, January 2014 *****

“… a worthy tribute to one of the great horn players of our time” Gramophone Magazine

“This is a double celebration: of Mozart and of Barry Tuckwell’s artistry … A superlative box.” Hi-Fi News

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Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4 & Quintet K452

Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4 & Quintet K452


Mozart:

Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4 (complete)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Colin Horsley (piano)

Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble


“self-recommending. Boyd Neel once said that Dennis was the finest Mozart player on any instrument.” Penguin Guide, 2011 edition

EMI Masters - 6783282

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Vienna Octet play Mozart, Beethoven & M. Haydn

Vienna Octet play Mozart, Beethoven & M. Haydn


Beethoven:

Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds, Op.16

Walter Panhofer (piano)

Haydn, M:

Divertimento in G major

Mozart:

Clarinet Quintet in A major, K581

rec. 1963

Alfred Boskovsky (clarinet)

Clarinet Trio in E flat major, K498 "Kegelstatt-Trio"

Alfred Boskovsky (clarinet)

Cassation in B flat major, K. 99

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Walter Panhofer (piano)


Recording location: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, October 1956 (KV 498, 452), June 1957 (Beethoven), September 1962 (M. Haydn), October 1963 (KV 581), October 1964 (KV 99)

This recording forms part of a series of 10 reissues celebrating the glorious Decca recordings from the 1950s-1970s of the Wiener Oktett (Vienna Octet), made up of key principals from the Wiener Philharmoniker and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. Five titles were released in September and the remaining five are released this month.

Receiving their first international release on CD are the Mozart Clarinet Trio, his Cassation (written when the composer was a mere thirteen!), and the piano-and-wind Quintets of Mozart and Beethoven. The ‘soloists’ within the chamber ensemble – if, as such, one might identify them – are one of the Vienna Octet’s founders, Alfred Boskovsky, and the Octet’s ‘house’ pianist, Walter Panhofer. The mellow writing for the clarinet in both the Mozart Quintets was inspired by the playing of Anton Stadler. This anthology is also unique in that it affords us the only recording on which Willi Boskovsky played the viola – in the ‘Kegelstatt’ Trio. Concluding this anthology is the delightful G major Divertimento by Michael Haydn (Joseph’s younger brother). Found in the British Museum and edited by the Vienna Octet’s bassist, it was often used by the group as a concert opener.

“Boskovsky's warm-toned clarinet is a joy in Mozart's Quintet” BBC Music Magazine, January 2011 ****

“the music is entirely winning” Gramophone Magazine (Mozart Cassation)

“the performance of these Vienna players is superlative” Gramophone Magazine (Mozart Quintet)

Australian Eloquence Vienna Octet - ELQ4802378

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The Artistry of Dennis Brain

The Artistry of Dennis Brain


Beethoven:

Horn Sonata in F major, Op. 17

with Denis Matthews (piano)

Dittersdorf:

Partita in D major: 4th movement - Minuet and Trio

ed. Haas

London Baroque Ensemble, Karl Haas

Dukas:

Villanelle

with Gerald Moore (piano)

Haydn:

Symphony No. 31 in D major ‘Horn Signal': Allegro

with Neill Sanders, Edmund Chapman, Alfred Cursue (horns) & Gareth Morris (flute)

Orchestra, Jack Westrup

Mozart:

Divertimento No. 16 In E Flat Major K289 For 2 Oboes, 2 Horns & 2 Bassoons

Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

with Colin Horsley

Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble

Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major, K417

Philharmonia Orchestra, Walter Susskind

Mozart, L:

Concerto for hosepipe & strings (third movement)

Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar

Schumann:

Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, Op. 70

with Gerald Moore (piano)


The cheapest, most attractively presented and most comprehensive single disc (78 minutes) of Dennis Brain in today’s market.

Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Dittersdorf, Dukas and an excerpt from the Hoffnung Music Festival, 1956.

Newly re-mastered.

‘He was innately musical in a way which defies description or analysis. He shaped phrases with an instinctive rightness that seemed inevitable. Technical problems did not exist for him. He had tamed the most notoriously intractable of all instruments to be his obedient servant and raised it again to sing the song the sirens sang.’ Walter Legge

Regis - RRC1363

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Quintets for Piano and Winds

Quintets for Piano and Winds


Beethoven:

Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds, Op.16

Mozart:

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452


Michel Dalberto

Ottetto Italiano

Arts - 476062

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From Vienna

From Vienna


Beethoven:

Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds, Op.16

Berg:

Adagio - 2nd movement of the Chamber Concert

Mozart:

Clarinet Trio in E flat major, K498 "Kegelstatt-Trio"

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Schoenberg:

Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 9

Strauss, J, II:

Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

Zemlinsky:

Trio in D Minor for Clarinet, Cello & Piano, Op. 3


The London Conchord Ensemble returns to the Music Room at Champs Hill to present a double-disc of music from Vienna including works by Beethoven, Berg, Mozart, Schoenberg, Johann Strauss II and Zemlinsky. The ensemble says of the programming: ''When compiling a collection of chamber music from Vienna, the embarrassment of riches makes it hard to find an organizational principle. It would be so difficult enough to be representative, let alone comprehensive. So, we have tried to do something different. We have put together two discs, focusing upon mixed chamber music for wind, strings and piano, each of which aims to have an internal logic created by links between composers and pieces.'' The London Conchord Ensemble is one of Europe's leading chamber ensembles. Their imaginative programming and charismatic performance style have won them many accolades over the years, and they celebrated their 10th anniversary with a BBC Chamber Music Prom at Cadogan Hall.

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Champs Hill Records - CHRCD115

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$12.50

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Tashi Plays Mozart

Tashi Plays Mozart


Mozart:

Clarinet Quintet in A major, K581

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Peter Serkin (piano)


Richard Stoltzman (clarinet)

Tashi

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Sony - G010003698107B

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Mozart & Beethoven: Quintets for Winds & Piano

Mozart & Beethoven: Quintets for Winds & Piano


Beethoven:

Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds, Op.16

Mozart:

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K452

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K467 'Elvira Madigan' - Andante

(arr. B Schober for piano and wind quintet)


Margarita Höhenrieder (piano)

Bläsersolisten der Dresden Staatskapelle

Hänssler - HAEN98055

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