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Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K622

Building a Library on Mozart's final purely instrumental work, his Clarinet Concerto - written for his friend Anton Stadler. Sarah Devonald compares recordings of what is for many the greatest of clarinet concertos.

Recommended recording:
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Royal Northern Sinfonia, Mario Venzago
Coupled with
MOZART: Der Liebe himmlisches Gefuhl K119 (382h); No, che non sei capace, K419
NIELSEN: Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 (FS129)

Other recommended recordings:
Below is a shortlist of other recordings which Sarah Devonald also liked, although we can’t guarantee the availability of these discs.

Jack Brymer (clarinet), London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)
PHILIPS 443 390 2

Period Basset Clarinet:
Wolfgang Meyer (basset clarinet), Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)
TELDEC 3984214762

Alessandro Carbonare (clarinet), Orchestra Mozart, Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 4779331 (CD)

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51 minutes


Role Contributor
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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