Started by Diletante, December 01, 2008, 04:05:12 PM
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Quote from: Lilas Pastia on December 03, 2008, 07:04:07 PMSurprinsingly little concertante compositions for wind instruments have been written in the Classical, Romantic and Late-Romantic eras. Nothing by [...] Schumann [...]
Quote from: Lilas Pastia on December 03, 2008, 07:04:07 PMSurprinsingly little concertante compositions for wind instruments have been written in the Classical, Romantic and Late-Romantic eras.
Quote from: Florestan on December 03, 2008, 11:29:51 PMWhat about his Konzertstueck for 4 Horns and Orchestra?
Quote from: Mark G. Simon on December 04, 2008, 04:53:43 AMThere are actually tons of wind concertos from the classical period. For instance, 12 clarinet concertos by Karl Stamitz, 2 by Rosetti, 2 or 3 by Krommer plus a lot of names you never hear of. The trouble is, Stamitz, Rosetti and Krommer sound like weak tea next to Mozart and Haydn. Aside from people like Gurn who specialize in this period, there's little to keep a modern audience interested in this music. So you're left with the flute, flute and harp, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and 4 horn concertos by Mozart, and the trumpet concerto of Haydn. Plus there are some fine flute concertos by CPE Bach which shouldn't be forgotten.
Quote from: SonicMan on December 01, 2008, 05:59:06 PMSpohr, Louis - Clarinet Concetos - Hyperion
Quote from: jimmosk on December 11, 2008, 07:11:02 PMErmanno Wolf-Ferrari! He's known only for operetta, but he's got a good number of very well-made concert works, including an English Horn Concerto and a very Strauss-like Idillio-Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra.And just to give a few horn concertos, of the late-romantic / early-20th-c. era, I'd recommend those of Reinhold Gliere, Kurt Atterberg, Knut Nystedt (neoclassical and playful) and Lars-Erik Larsson's horn concertino. Benjamin Lees has a strong horn concerto, but it might be more modern than your criteria. Give it a try, though; amazon lists copies for under $6: http://www.amazon.com/Lees-Concerto-Orchestra-Zwilich-Bassoon/dp/B0000030JN.-J
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