Friday, 20 March 2009

Myslivecek, Three Wind Octets; Haydn, Partita.
Albert Schweitzer Oktett

Josef Mysliveček (1737-1781)

Three Wind Octets (c.1770)

Octet for winds, No 1 in E flat major
1. Allegro maestoso
2. Larghetto un poco sostenuto
3. Tempo di menuetto

Octet for winds No. 2 in E flat major
4. Allegro spiritoso
5. Largo, sotto voce
6. Rondo. Allegretto

Octet (Parthia) for winds No. 3 in B flat major
7. Allegro
8. Larghetto un poco di moto
9. Presto

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Harmonie (Partita, Parthia, Octet) Hob. II: F7 (c.1802)
for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons & 2 horns in F major
10. Allegro moderato
11. Andante con variazioni
12. Menuetto. Allegretto
13. Finale. Allegro

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians suggests
this work is "probably by P. Wranitzky" but the author of
the liner notes, Gerhard Pätzig, disagrees with this attribution.

Albert Schweitzer Oktett

Recorded 8-11 November 1994

This CD is out of print.


  1. Thank you so much. Josef Mysliveček. Beautiful music! Great blog...


  2. Thank you very much!! Great music!! Great Blog!!

  3. I have recently discovered and fallen in love with the Haydn octet...thank you!!

  4. It's by Wranitzky

  5. Hello again. I am afraid the link given (2009) is also expired. I would welcome a link if you can make it available. Thanks, Col Legno

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  7. Hello, Anchusa! Unfortunately the links are dead! Would You like reupload them again?
    Thanks in advance.

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    1. Links are dead. Would you reupload, please?

  9. Here's the new link:
    One-file-per-track FLACs and booklet scans (English text only)