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Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Flute & Harp Concerto / Campbell, Master, Davies, Hickox

Mozart / Campbell / Davies / Masters / Hickox
Release Date: 05/18/2010 
Label:  Musical Concepts   Catalog #: 1071   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  David CampbellRachel MastersPhilippa Davies
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

David Campbell gives us smoothness and expressivity in full measure while providing lively playing for the many high-spirited passages that call for it.

My favourite version of the Flute and Harp Concerto is certainly this latest one from Richard Hickox... The players are both young but are nevertheless highly skilled and mature musicians, and it is the best balanced recording, the harp having adequate presence... The Clarinet Concerto is, no doubt, the greater work by a good deal. It benefits from smooth and most expressive playing and here I again prefer the Pickwick disc with David Campbell, who gives us those qualities in full measure while providing lively playing for the many high-spirited passages that call for
Read more it. I must add, however, that he does nothing to decorate those bars with pause marks in the solo part, where other players insert a tasteful note or two, which is obviously correct. Still, Campbell always plays those passages with great expression, as he does everything else.

-- Gramophone [reviewing the original release of these performances, Pickwick 852]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  David Campbell (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  St. Giles, Cripplegate, London 
Length: 28 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Rachel Masters (Harp), Philippa Davies (Flute)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  St. Giles, Cripplegate, London 
Length: 28 Minutes 23 Secs. 

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