Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet - Altmann
Classical - Orchestral
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet, Abendempfindung, An Chloe
Dirk Altmann (clarinet)
Masato Suzuki (piano)
Ludwig Chamber Players
Members of the SWR Symphonie Orchester
The clarinet player uses his instrument as billiard cue. This little provocation on the cover indicates what is going on. Its common knowledge that Mozart composed these pieces not long before his death. But for Dirk Altmann (and booklet author Katharina Eickhoff) they are not the creations of an angel on the way to heaven but where written in a very earthly environment a part of which was playing billiard with his friend and clarinet player Anton Stadler. What happens when the clarinet concerto is played exempt of romantic, nearly religious enhancement? We hear the inspirations of a joyful genius. Surely you want to know more...
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