Two great clarinet quintets: Mozart's Quintet in A major, K. 581 & Brahms's Quintet in B minor, Opus 115

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Courier Corporation, 2009 - Music - 55 pages
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Mozart's friendship with Anton Stadler, the clarinetist in Vienna's Royal-Imperial Court Orchestra, led to the composition of his beloved Quintet in A Major. The four-movement piece is arranged for clarinet, two violins, viola, and cello. Brahms's Clarinet Quintet in B minor, also in four movements, is equally popular and often recorded as a companion to Mozart's work.
Professional and amateur musicians alike will appreciate this convenient single-volume publication of these frequently performed quintets. Both scores were reproduced from authoritative sources. Durable but inexpensive, this edition features a sturdy binding that allows pages to remain open on music stands for years of use and enjoyment. 

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A child prodigy who blossomed into the Classical era's most influential composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) wrote more than 600 works in his brief life.
An accomplished pianist and a leading figure of the Romantic movement, Johannes Brahms (1833-97) composed for piano, chamber ensembles, orchestra, solo voice, and chorus.

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