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MOZART: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / Clarinet Quintet (Szell, Goodman, Budapest Qt) (1938, 1946)

Composer(s)Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Artist(s) Goodman, Benny, clarinet • Budapest String Quartet, Ensemble • Szell, George, piano
Period(s) Classical (1750-1830)
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.111238
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.

Restored from original undubbed pressings, this adventurous 1938 recording of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet brings together “the King of Swing”, Benny Goodman, and the great Budapest String Quartet. A firm favourite with the record-buying public, this interpretation is notable for Goodman’s extrovert, outdoor style, and the Quartet’s inimitable playing. The 1946 Hollywood recordings of the two Mozart Piano Quartets were the first recordings George Szell made in the United States, just before he assumed the directorship of the Cleveland Orchestra. Already a conductor of almost three decades’ experience, Szell had begun his career as a prodigy in both composition and piano playing. In these recordings his aristocratic playing offsets the Budapest’s gorgeous string playing to perfection,



Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
MOZART: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / Clarinet Quintet (Szell, Goodman, Budapest Qt) (1938, 1946) 1:09:56   
  Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478              
      I. Allegro 7:27    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Andante 6:37    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Rondo[: Allegro] 6:34    1.59   Add to cart  
  Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 493              
      I. Allegro 7:17    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Larghetto 6:44    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Allegro 7:57    1.59   Add to cart  
  Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581              
      I. Allegro 6:09    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Larghetto 5:42    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Menuetto 6:29    1.59   Add to cart  
      IV. Allegretto con variazioni 9:00    1.59   Add to cart  
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