The Octet in F major, D. 803 was composed by Franz Schubert in March 1824. It was commissioned by the renowned clarinetist Ferdinand Troyer and came from the same period as two of Schubert's other major chamber works, the 'Rosamunde' and 'Death and the Maiden' string quartets.
Performances & Interviews
- Schubert: Octethttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sny45.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sny45.jpg2014-05-19T12:25:00.000ZStephen Johnson examines the ideas behind Schubert's piece for wind and strings.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zckmk
Schubert: OctetStephen Johnson examines the ideas behind Schubert's piece for wind and strings.