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Schumann, Handel, Haydn, Telemann: Concertos for Four Horns

Album Summary

>Schumann, Robert : Konzertstuck for 4 horns & orchestra in F major, Op. 86
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto in F major, HWV 331
>Telemann, Georg Philipp : Overture-Suite for 4 Horns, 2 Oboes, Strings and Basso continuo in F major, TV 55 no F 11 "Alster Ou
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 31 in D major ("Hornsignal"), H. 1/31
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The American Record Guide named The American Horn Quartet 'the finest brass chamber ensemble in the word'. All four works on this recording showcase the melodic capabilities of the horn in the upper register and make references to the horn's historical role as a signaling instrument.



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>Schumann, Robert : Konzertstück for 4 horns & orchestra in F major, Op. 86
  • Conductor: Dariusz Wisniewski
  • Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia
  • Notes: Polish Radio Studios, Warsaw, Poland (07/18/2003-07/20/2003)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1849

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto in F major, HWV 331
  • Conductor: Dariusz Wisniewski
  • Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia
  • Notes: Polish Radio Studios, Warsaw, Poland (07/18/2003-07/20/2003)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral

>Telemann, Georg Philipp : Overture-Suite for 4 Horns, 2 Oboes, Strings and Basso continuo in F major, TV 55 no F 11 "Alster Ou :: Alster Echo, for 4 horns, 2 oboes, bassoon, strings & continuo in F major, TWV 55
  • Conductor: Dariusz Wisniewski
  • Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia
  • Notes: Polish Radio Studios, Warsaw, Poland (07/18/2003-07/20/2003)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1725

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 31 in D major ("Hornsignal"), H. 1/31
  • Conductor: Dariusz Wisniewski
  • Ensemble: Sinfonia Varsovia
  • Notes: Polish Radio Studios, Warsaw, Poland (07/18/2003-07/20/2003)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1765