Nineteenth century music
for bassoon and piano -
'For bassoonists, this disc is indispensable. Bravo.'
This lovely disc, released by MSR Classics, is a very welcome addition to discs of little known Bassoon music, and is presented by two of Canada's most distinguished musicians — bassoonist Michel Bettez and pianist Jeanne Amièle. The works presented are superbly played and presented, and I would recommend this disc to anyone who loves the bassoon.
The first work presented is a Nocturne by Ignaz Lachner (1807-1895) written in the last year of his life. I have heard music by his older brother Franz Lachner, but this composer was unknown to me...
Copyright © 29 December 2017