Brahms & Mozart: Clarinet Quintets; Baermann: Adagio


Brahms & Mozart: Clarinet Quintets; Baermann: Adagio
Wiener Oktett
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4803795
Barcode
00028948037957
Format
1-CD
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BRAHMS: Clarinet Quintet
MOZART: Clarinet Quintet
BAERMANN: Adagio

Alfred Boskovsky, clarinet
Wiener Oktett

Recording information

Recording Producers: Victor Olof (Mozart); Erik Smith (Baermann); unidentified (Brahms)
Balance Engineers: James Brown (Baermann); unidentified (Mozart, Brahms)
Recording Locations: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, September 1954 (Mozart); Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, April 1961 (Baermann); Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria, June 1953 (Brahms)

Reviews

‘timelessly fresh – their sense of tradition lightly worn’ Gramophone

‘here is a winner ; the strings play, throughout, as beautifully as the clarinet’ (Brahms) Gramophone

‘Boskovsky’s performance is round-toned, fluent, musical, and without vibrato’ (Mozart) Gramophone