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Mozart: Flute Quartets, Flute Concerto No 1 / Yoshimi Oshima

Yoshimi Oshima, Flute; Kocian Quartet; Pragua Came
Release Date: 07/01/2008 
Label:  Praga   Catalog #: 250255  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshimi Oshima
Conductor:  Pavel Hula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kocian QuartetPrague Camerata
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : European Union   
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An anthology of Mozart's only original works for flute, initiated by a commission by a 'Dutchman from the Indies', an amateur flautist to whom we also owe the Quartet in D and the Concerto in G, taking inspiration from and paying tribute to the instrumentalist-composers of the Mannheim School, in particular his host, Joan Baptist Wendling (1723-1797), a talented flautist and emulator of Quantz. Yoshimi Oshima returns to the capital of Bohemia and his friends from the Kocian Quartet to record these summits of classical literature for transverse flute with a single key (notes with sharps) with a full and even sonority, accurate and virtuoso, that would have delighted the composer. An anthology of Mozart's only original works for flute, initiated by a commission by a 'Dutchman from the Indies', an amateur flautist to whom we also owe the Quartet in D and the Concerto in G, taking inspiration from and paying tribute to the instrumentalist-composers of the Mannheim School, in particular his host, Joan Baptist Wendling (1723-1797), a talented flautist and emulator of Quantz. Yoshimi Oshima returns to the capital of Bohemia and his friends from the Kocian Quartet to record these summits of classical literature for transverse flute with a single key (notes with sharps) with a full and even sonority, accurate and virtuoso, that would have delighted the composer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Flute and Strings no 4 in A major, K 298 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshimi Oshima (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kocian Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Quartet for Flute and Strings no 3 in C major, K Anh. 171 (285b) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshimi Oshima (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kocian Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1782; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Quartet for Flute and Strings no 2 in G major, K 285a by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshimi Oshima (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kocian Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 
4.
Quartet for Flute and Strings no 1 in D major, K 285 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshimi Oshima (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kocian Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Mannheim, Germany 
5.
Concerto for Flute no 1 in G major, K 313 (285c) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshimi Oshima (Flute)
Conductor:  Pavel Hula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Camerata
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 

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