Septet & Sextet

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BEETHOVEN
Septet & Sextet
The Gaudier Ensemble

[ Hyperion Helios / CD ]

Release Date: Wednesday 10 August 2005

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'I'm delighted to be able to hail this... as first rate on all counts. The recording itself cannot be over-praised for its vivid clarity and truth'
- Gramophone

'Gorgeous performances'
- Fanfare, USA

'Beethoven offers players the chance to sparkle in his Septet and in the delightful Sextet (new to me, and not to be missed), a chance that the Gaudier Ensemble seize with all arms, hands and lips. A ravishing disc'
- BBC Music Magazine

"Here the string playing is more forthright and confident; the horns...with a hint of the raw edge produced by the valveless instrument."
(MusicWeb Oct 2005)

Tracks:

Septet in E flat major Op 20 [40'30]
for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello and double bass
Adagio — Allegro con brio [10'31]
Adagio cantabile [8'40]
Tempo di Minuetto [3'17]
Tema con Variazioni: Andante [7'44]
Scherzo: Allegro molto e vivace [2'50]
Andante con moto alla Marcia — Presto [7'11]

Sextet in E flat major Op 81b [15'51]
for two horns, two violins, viola and cello
Allegro con brio [7'12]
Adagio [3'28]
Rondo: Allegro [5'03]