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Mozart and Brahms
clarinet quintets -
heard by
GEOFF PEARCE

'... a gem of a disc ...'

Mozart and Brahms Clarinet Quintets - Anthony McGill, Pacifica Quartet. © 2014 Cedille Records

This is a gem of a disc, featuring distinguished performers and great music. In my youth, before starting on the oboe, I spent some time playing clarinet and was familiar with these pieces. Karl Leister and the Amadeus Quartet's recording was my introduction to these works and probably, for my money, remains my favourite, closely followed by Alfred Prinz and the Vienna Chamber Ensemble.

It is a real challenge, when preparing a disc, to decide how your recording is going to distinguish itself from what has come before...

Copyright © 3 January 2016 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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MOZART AND BRAHMS CLARINET QUINTETS

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

JOHANNES BRAHMS

CHAMBER MUSIC

STRING MUSIC

CLARINET MUSIC

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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