CARL BAERMANN (1810-1885): Concertante for 2 Clarinets and Orchestra, Duo Concertant for 2 Clarinets and Orchestra, Op. 33 (orch. Eberhard Buschmann), FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847): 2 Konzerstücke for Clarinet, Basset Horn and Orchestra, Opp. 113 & 114 (op. 114 orch. Heinrich Baermann [1784-1847]).
Catalogue Number: 05K054
Reference: C 673 091 A
Description: Two compositions by the son of the father-and-son clarinet virtuoso team which took clarinet playing to a height, toward the beginning of the Romantic era, which it never reached again, coupled with two commissioned by Carl from his friend Mendelssohn (actually, he traded them for Baermann's cooking: dumplings and strudel!) Dieter Klöcker, Giuseppe Porgo (clarinets), Luigi Magistrelli (basset horn), Prague Chamber Orchestra.