Wind Quintet, Op.100 No.4 (Reicha, Anton)




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Carolus (2010/11/11)

Performer Pages Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet (Ensemble)
Felix Skowronek (flute)
Laila Storch (oboe)
William McColl (clarinet)
David Kappy (horn)
Arthur Grossman (bassoon)
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Aldona Jones (2008/10/31)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d.(ca.1850). Plate 8502.R.
Reprinted Paris: Costallat et Cie., n.d.(after 1898).
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General Information

Work Title Wind Quintet
Alternative. Title
Composer Reicha, Anton
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.100 No.4
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Adagio - Allegro
  2. Andante con variazioni
  3. Minuetto: Allegro vivo
  4. Finale: Allegro vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1821 ?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn

Misc. Comments

Spohr heard the opus 100 quintets performed in 1821 . Date of composition not known with certainty, I believe - Reicha's opus numbers go around and about with little concern for such things (his opus 96 octet is for instance - I seem to recall - a fairly early work believed or maybe even known to have been written before the wind quintets, even the ones with lower opus numbers). - Schissel