ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 3 Classic Albums

ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
3 Classic Albums

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wind Concertos
Bläserkonzerte
Charles Neidich · David Jolley
William Purvis · Randall Wolfgang
Frank Morelli · Susan Palma
Nancy Allen
Int. Release 02 Jun. 2014
3 CDs
0289 479 3082 2


Track List

CD 1: Mozart, W.A.: Clarinet Concerto In A, K.622; Allegro in D For Horn And Orchestra, K.412 & Horn Concerto No. 4 In E Flat, K.495

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Clarinet Concerto In A, K.622

Charles Neidich, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Allegro in D for Horn and Orchestra, K.412

David Jolley, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, David Jolley

Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat, K.495

Cadenz by David Jolley after Dennis Brain

David Jolley, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Total Playing Time 54:58

CD 2: Mozart, W.A.: Horn Concerto No.3 In E Flat, K.447; Horn Concerto No.2 In E Flat, K.417; Oboe Concerto In C, K.314 & Bassoon Concerto In B Flat, K.191

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447

Cadenza by William Purvis

Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417

Cadenza by William Purvis

William Purvis, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Oboe Concerto in C, K.314

Cadenza by Randall Wolfgang

Randall Wolfgang, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Bassoon Concerto In B Flat, K.191

Cadenza by Frank Morelli

Frank Morelli, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Total Playing Time 1:07:59

CD 3: Mozart, W.A.: Flute Concerto No.1 In G, K.313; Andante For Flute And Orchestra in C, K.315 & Concerto For Flute, Harp, And Orchestra In C, K.299

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Flute Concerto No.1 in G, K.313

Cadenza and lead-in by Susan Palma

Andante for Flute and Orchestra in C, K.315

Susan Palma, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C Major, K.299

Susan Palma, Nancy Allen, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Total Playing Time 57:40

Absolutely pure, unadulterated pleasure . . . The legacy of this conductorless orchestra . . . is surely one of unmitigated quality and excellence. I have been listening to them for so many years now that they seem an intractable staple on the music scene that will be difficult to eradicate, not that one wishes to do so! The technical wizardry is legendary, and for the most part their performances, so well-considered and talked over, offer endless enjoyment through their vast recorded legacy . . . Here we are offered a package set of three of the most famous recordings in their audio repertory, the Wind Concertos . . . there has been no finer reading of the Clarinet Concerto than that of Charles Neidich's rich basset clarinet, while the dual sharing of the Horn Concertos have made William Purvis and David Jolley household classical names. Frank Morelli handles the Bassoon Concerto very well . . . and Susan Palma's Flute Concerto is excellent . . . This is a classic set that deserves to be heard by anyone loving Mozart, by one of the finest chamber ensembles in the world.

This is a very fine set . . . The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra plays very well throughout, with instrumentals carefully and beautifully balanced . . . Chief among the best performances are the concertos for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon . . . The works with flute are also very good . . . this is a warm recommendation.