Clarinet Quintet

Clarinet in A part




Clarinet Quintet Clarinet in A part Rating: 4.55 out of 5 based on 11 reviews.


Editor: Maurizio Tomasi
Publisher: Mutopia Project, 2003
Based upon: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1883

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Quintet in A major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581, was written in 1789 for the clarinetist Anton Stadler. A clarinet quintet is a work for one clarinet and a string quartet (two violins, a viola and a cello). Although originally written for basset clarinet, it is almost always played on a clarinet in A or B-flat. It was Mozart's only completed clarinet quintet, and is one of the earliest and best-known works written especially for the instrument. It remains to this day one of the most admired of the composer's works. The quintet is sometimes referred to as the Stadler Quintet; Mozart so described it in a letter of April 1790.
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