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Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet / Thea King


Release Date: 03/10/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66199   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Thea KingKeith HarveyKenneth SillitoIan Jewel,   ... 
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraGabrieli String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Truly, music of the Gods' (Daily Express) 'It is hard to imagine more affecting, stylish readings' (International Record Review) 'Exquisite interpretations, superb musicianship and natural recorded sound prove an entrancing combination' (Classic FM Magazine) 'A delight' (Hi Fi News) 'Outstanding' (Which CD) 'A very desirable record' (The Daily Telegraph) '65 minutes of pure, unclouded pleasure, deserving the widest possible hearing' (Punch) 'Excellent accounts of both these masterworks have never been scarce but one would have to search long and hard to find any that surpassed these ... A treasurable release. Beautifully inflected, immaculately phrased, subtly coloured and impeccably responsive as well as eloquent' (BBC Music Magazine Top Read more 1000 CDs Guide) 'Winning performances. Excellent recording' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Thea King (Basset Clarinet)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1985 
Length: 30 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Thea King (Basset Clarinet), Keith Harvey (Cello), Kenneth Sillito (Violin),
Ian Jewel (Viola), Brendan O'Reilly (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Length: 32 Minutes 58 Secs. 

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