Quintet E flat major op. 88 no. 2 for Wind Instruments
Editor: Henrik Wiese, Norbert Müllemann
Urtext Edition, paperbound
Pages: 90 (VI, 17, 12, 16, 13, 13, 13), Size 23,5 x 31,0 cm
Order no. HN 828 · ISMN M-2018-0828-4
Reicha published a total of 24 wind quintets for the “classical” scoring of flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon; op. 88 no. 2 is one of the best-loved and most played. “If it were possible to surpass Haydn in the composition of quartets and quintets, Reicha would have succeeded with these quintets”, thus raved the “Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung” on a performance of Reicha’s quintets, “it seems to me that it is impossible to unite more correctness and clarity with more inventiveness and originality.” This work exudes inspiration and spirit from every note. In addition to the parts, we have also produced a handy study edition of the score.
Magnifique réédition de ce grand classique du répertoire pour quintette à vent.