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Octet (Beethoven)

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven


General Info

Year: 1792
Duration: c. 23:50
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Out of print

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Movements

1. Allegro - 7:40
2. Andante - 6:50
3. Menuetto - 4:36
4. Presto - 3:40


Instrumentation

Full Score
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Horn in F I-II


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Octet in E-flat major by Ludwig van Beethoven, Op. 103, is a work for two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, and two horns. Despite its high opus number, it was written in 1792/1793, during Beethoven's early period. Beethoven reworked and expanded the Octet in 1795 as his first String Quintet, Op. 4.

- Program Note by Wikipedia


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.) Wind Ensemble (unconducted) – 29 February 2020
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) Wind Ensemble (Damon Talley, conductor) – 16 February 2020
  • Philadelphia (Penn.) Wind Symphony Chamber Players (Michael W. Pettis, conductor) – 15 February 2020
  • New England Conservatory (Boston, Mass.) Wind Ensemble (Charles Peltz, conductor) – 13 February 2020
  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) Symphony Band (Michael Haithcock, conductor) – 7 February 2020
  • Royal College of Music (London, England) Wind Ensemble (Simon Channing, conductor) – 1 November 2019
  • Gettysburg (Penn.) Sunderman Chamber Winds (Russell McCutcheon, conductor) – 16 February 2018
  • University of Southern California Thornton Wind Ensemble (Sharon Lavery, conductor) - 7 October 2016
  • University of Colorado Boulder Symphonic Band (Donald J. McKinney, conductor)– 4 February 2016
  • University of Michigan Symphony Band (Michael Haithcock, conductor) - 24 October 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

[[Category: Multi-Movement]