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Beethoven, Mozart: Quintets For Piano & Winds / Perahia


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 42099   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Graham SheenMurray PerahiaThea KingNeil Black,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...[O]utstanding...with Perahia's playing wonderfully refreshing in the Andante and a superb response from the four wind soloists... Clearly all the players are enjoying this rewarding music..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs "...[O]utstanding...with Perahia's playing wonderfully refreshing in the Andante and a superb response from the four wind soloists... Clearly all the players are enjoying this rewarding music..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat major, K 452 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Graham Sheen (Bassoon), Murray Perahia (Piano), Thea King (Clarinet),
Neil Black (Oboe), Anthony Halstead (French Horn)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
2. Quartet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 16 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anthony Halstead (French Horn), Neil Black (Oboe), Murray Perahia (Piano),
Graham Sheen (Bassoon), Thea King (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

I. Largo; Allegro moderato
II. Larghetto
III. Rondo: Allegretto
I. Grave
II. Andante cantabile
III. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Enjoyable music, well-played September 10, 2013 By Wayne H. (McAlester, OK) See All My Reviews "These are sparkling performances of music that should sparkle when well played. The Mozart quintet is lighter-hearted than the Beethoven, but both pieces show the composers concentrating on making the most of the rich tonal potential and the possibilities for interaction that a piano and wind ensemble offers, and the result is very enjoyable, meriting repeated listening. I would be inclined to rate it 4.5 stars, because there is room for another work on the disc, but the lower price partly compensates for that." Report Abuse
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