Woodwind CDs

(updated 9 November 2016)

CDs featuring ensembles with two or more different woodwind instruments (and may include piano and/or other instruments).

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CD256: Marion Bauer: Orchestral and Chamber Works. Ambache Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble. Naxos, 2005. Music by Marion Bauer (1882-1955). She was Nadia Boulanger's first American student. In addition to composing, she was a critic and reviewer, wrote several books about music, and was on the music faculty of New York University for 25 years. This CD includes: A Lament on an African Theme Op. 20a (1927), Concertino for Oboe, Clarinet and Strings Op. 32b (1939-43, with Jeremy Polmear oboe and Eli Eban clarinet), Trio Sonata No. 1 for Flute, Cello and Piano Op. 40 (1944, with Jonathan Snowden flute, Judith Herbert cello and Diana Ambache piano), Symphonic Suite for Strings Op. 33 (1940), Duo for Oboe and Clarinet Op. 25 (1932, Jeremy Polmear oboe and Eli Eban clarinet), and American Youth Concerto Op. 36 (1943, Diana Ambache piano and orchestra).
9.95
CD182: Carl Stamitz: Clarinet Concertos Vol 1. Kálmán Berkes, Tomoko Takashima clarinets with Koji Okazaki bassoon and the Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia conducted by Kálmán Berkes. Naxos, 1995. Carl Stamitz Concerto for Clarinet No. 1 in F major, Double Clarinet Concerto in B flat major, and Concerto for Clarinet and Bassoon in B flat major.
8.95
CD094: Intermezzo (Works of Martinu). Bohemian Ensemble Los Angeles. Michele Zukovsky clarinet is featured. Summit, 1999. Bohuslav Martinu Les Rondes, Trois Esquisses, Intermezzo for clarinet and piano, Serenade #3 (for oboe, clarinet, 4 violins, and cello), Merry Christmas 1941 (arranged for woodwind quintet), Variations for cello and piano, and Andante from the Sonatina for clarinet and piano.
16.00

CD202: Donald Martino. CRI, 1995. Solo and Chamber works by Donald Martino. A Set for Clarinet (Michael Webster clarinet), Quodlibets for Flute (Samuel Baron flute), Trio for Violin, Clarinet & Piano (Arthur Bloom clarinet, Gilbert Kalish piano, Paul Zukofsky violin), Fantasy-Variations for Violin (Paul Zukofsky violin), Concerto for Wind Quintet (Rutgers University Contemporary Chamber Ensemble conducted by Arthur Weisberg), and Strata for Bass Clarinet (Dennis Smylie bass clarinet).
6.95
CD414: Expressions. Leslie Craven clarinet, Katherine Thomas harp, Jonathan Burgess Flute, Tom Jackson clarinet, and Rachel Attwell piano. Clarinet Classics, 2008. Leslie Craven is Principal Clarinettist, Orchestra of Welsh National Opera. This delightfully refreshing CD of tonal works for clarinet performed by a leading exponent of English Clarinet playing displays a lyrical side to “new music” with its generous serving of melody. Christopher Ball Invocations of Pan (clarinet solo), Music for Youth (clarinet duet), and Four Folksongs (clarinet and harp/piano); Daniel Bimbi El Casot (clarinet and piano) and Lluna (flute, clarinet and piano); Vasco Hexel Sonatina Lyrico (clarinet and piano); Gary Schocker A Better Day (clarinet and piano); Tom Jackson Sonata for Clarinet Alone; Anthony Wakefield Hauntings (clarinet and piano); and arr. by Thomas and Craven Huna Blentyn (clarinet and harp).
18.95
CD108: Flights of Fancy. Crescent Duo. Joanna Cowan White, flute, Kennen White, clarinet and bass clarinet with Roger Rehm, oboe; MaryBeth Minnis, bassoon; and John Nichol, alto saxophone. Centaur, 2002. This CD features six duets for flute and clarinet or bass clarinet and three pieces with flute, clarinet and an additional woodwind instrument. John Rutter Three American Miniatures for flute and clarinet;  Malcolm Arnold Divertimento for Flute, Oboe, and Clarinet; David Liptak Duo for flute and clarinet; Thomas Christian David Sonata for flute and clarinet; Norman C. Dietz Dialog (flute and bass clarinet); Walter Piston Three Pieces for flute, clarinet and bassoon; Donald Sloan Five Flights of Fancy for flute and clarinet; Antoni Szalowski Duo for Flute and Clarinet; David R. Gillingham American Counterpoint for flute, clarinet and alto saxophone
16.00
CD206: Music by Shulamit Ran. Da Capo Chamber Players. Laura Flax clarinet, Patricia Spencer flute, Eric Wyrick violin, Erica Kiesewetter violin, Misha Amory viola, Andre Emelianoff cello, and Sarah Rothenberg piano. Bridge Records, 1995. The pieces on this CD are all by Israeli-born composer Shulamit Ran: Concerto da Camera II (clarinet, string quartet, and piano), East Wind (flute solo), Inscriptions (violin solo), Mirage (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano), For an Actor: Monologue for Clarinet (solo), and Private Games (clarinet and cello).
17.95
CD326: Sir Malcolm Arnold: Wind Chamber Music. The East Winds with Paul Chilvers piano. Naxos, 2006. Malcolm Arnold Wind Quintet, Divertimento for Two Clarinets Op. 135, Hobson's Choice: Overture, Grand Fantasia, Overture (1940), Suite Bourgeoise, Scherzetto from You Know What Sailors Are, Fantasy for Clarinet Op. 87, Fantasy for Flute and Clarinet, Divertimento Op. 37, Three Shanties Op. 4.
8.95
CD520: Mozart - Beethoven: Piano Quintets. Jeno Jando piano, Jeno Kevehazi horn, Jozsef Kiss oboe, Bela Kovacs clarinet and Jozsef Vajda bassoon on the quintets. Naxos, 1991. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Quintet in E flat major K. 452 and Adagio and Rondo K. 617. Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Quintet in E flat major Op. 16. The Mozart quintet is for oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano and was the inspiration for the Beethoven Op. 16 which uses the same instrumentation. The Mozart K. 617 was originally for glass harmonica. Here is it played by Jando on the celesta along with flute (Imre Kovacs), oboe, viola (Gyorgy Konrad) and cello (Tamas Koo).
8.95
CD260: Ernst Krenek: Chamber Music with Clarinet. Csaba Klenyán clarinet with Zoltán Gyöngyössy flute and Ildikó Cs. Nagy piano and other artists. Hungaroton, 2006. Ernst Krenek (1900-1991) was an Austrian born composer (of Czech heritage) who lived in the United States from 1938 on. Alpbach-Quintet for Wind Quintet and Percussion Op. 180 (1962), Monologue for Clarinet Solo Op. 157 (1956), Sonatina for Flute and Clarinet Op. 92/2b (1942), Little Suite for Clarinet and Piano Op. 28 (1924), Invention for Flute and Clarinet Op. 127a (1951), Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano Op. 108 (1946), and Suite for Clarinet and Strings Op. 148a (1955).
17.00
CD129: French Chamber Music with Clarinet. Csaba Klenyán clarinet with Zoltán Gyöngyössy flute and Ildikó Cs. Nagy piano. Hungaroton, 2004. Henry Tomasi Introduction et Danse, Chant Corse, Sonatine Attique, Danse de noces,and Concerto for Clarinet in B-flat and piano. Eugéne Bozza Trois Mouvements pour Flute et Clarinette. Pierre Max Dubois Neuf Impromptus and Menuet de Beaugency.
17.00
CD052: Romantic Masterworks. Lieurance Woodwind Quintet: Frances Shelly flute, Willa Henigman oboe, W. James Jones clarinet, Nicholas Smith horn, Nancy Lutes bassoon and Andrew Trechak piano. Summit, 1997. Carl Nielsen Quintet Op. 43, August Klughardt Quintet Op. 79, and Ludwig Thuille Sextet in B-flat Major Op. 6.
16.00
CD469: Mitchell Lurie, An American Master. Mitchel Lurie clarinet with Hugo Raimondi, clarinet; Jack Marsh and Kathleen Reynolds, bassoon; Dorothy Wade, violin; Emmet Sargeant, cello; Roger Vignoles, Robert Muczynski, Michele Levin, and Leona Lurie, piano. Boston Records, 2010. W.A. Mozart Divertimento No. 1 in B-flat K. 229 for Two Clarinets and Bassoon; Ingolf Dahl Concerto a Tre for Violin, Clarinet, and Cello; Robert Schumann Romances for Clarinet and Piano; Witold Lutoslawski Dance Preludes for Clarinet and Piano; Max Laurischkus Three Pieces for Clarinet and Piano; Jules Massenet Under the Linden Tree for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano, Ernst Toch Adagio Elegiaco for Clarinet and Piano, and Max Reger Album Leaf for Clarinet and Piano.
16.00
CD128: Pleyel Clarinet Concertos, Danzi Sinfonia Concertante. Paul Meyer clarinet with the Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jean-Pierre Rampal. Denon, January 1993. Ignaz Joseph Pleyel Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in F-flat major and Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in C major. Franz Danzi Sinfonia Concertante for Flute and Clarinet in B-flat major Op. 41 with Jean-Pierre Rampal flute.
11.95
CD341: Nielsen Clarinet & Flute Concertos - Wind Quintet. Sabine Meyer clarinet Emmanuel Pahud flute with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Simon Rattle. EMI Classics. 2007. Carl Nielsen Flute Concerto, Clarinet Concerto, and Wind Quintet (with Pahud, Meyer, Stefan Schweigert bassoon, Jonathan Kelly oboe & cor anglais, and Radek Baborák horn). We no longer have this CD. You can order it here from Amazon.
CD399: Music by Jolivet, Fine, Villa Lobos & Wood. New Mexico Winds Valerie Potter flute, Kevin Vigneau oboe, Keith Lemmons clarinet, Denise Reig Turner bassoon, and Patrick Hughes horn. Centaur, 2005. Andre Jolivet Serenade pour Quintette a vent avec Hautbois principal, Irving Fine Partita,  Heitor Villa Lobos Quintetto na forma da Choros, and William Wood: Chamber Piece #2.
16.00
CD279: Rustiques. Ocotillo Winds Martin Schuring oboe, Robert Spring Clarinet, and Jeffrey Lyman bassoon. Summit Records, 2006. Joseph Canteloube Rustiques, Alexandre Tansman Suite pour Trio D'Anches, Ervin Schulhoff Divertissement, and Heitor Villa-Lobos Trio.
16.00
 CD220: The French Connection. Emmanuel Pahud flute, Paul Meyer clarinet, and Eric Le Sage piano (Les Vents Français). EMI Classics, 2005. Except where noted, all pieces are for flute, clarinet, and piano. Dmitry Shostakovich Waltz No. 3 and No. 4 (arr. Atovmyan); Heitor Villa-Lobos Chôros No. 2 for flute & clarinet; Florent Schmitt Sonatine en trio Op. 85; Darius Milhaud Sonata, for flute, clarinet, oboe & piano Op. 47 with François Meyer oboe; André Jolivet Sonatine for flute & clarinet; and Maurice Emmanuel Sonate Op. 11.
16.95
CD522: Barn Dances. Shannon Scott clarinet, Leonard Garrison flute, with Jay Mauchley piano. Albany, 2010. All flute and clarinet duets except for Barn Dances which includes piano and as noted. Libby Larsen Barn Dances, Jean Cartan Sonatine, John Addison Five Dialogues, Dan Welcher Reversible Jackets, Roger Nixon Two Duos for piccolo and E-flat clarinet, Robert Wykes Three Faces of Friendship, Jürg Wyttenbach Serenade, Robert Russell Bennett Suite, and Robert Dickow Four Little Dances.
16.95
CD232: The English Romantics. Victoria Soames clarinet, Laurence Perkins bassoon and John Flinders piano. Clarinet Classics, 1998. Charles Harford Lloyd Trio for clarinet, bassoon and piano; Herbert Howells A Near Minuet for clarinet and piano and Minuet: Grace for a Fresh Egg for bassoon and piano; and William Yeates Hurlstone Trio in G Minor for clarinet, bassoon and piano and Four Characteristic Pieces for clarinet and piano.
17.95
CD173: Schweizer Blaserensemble (Swiss Wind Soloists). Swiss Wind Soloists. Swiss Pan, 2003. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenade in E-flat major KV 375 (Octet Version), Carl Maria von Weber Adagio and Rondo for Wind Sextet, and Ludwig van Beethoven Octet in E-flat major Op. 103.
15.00
CD477: Rossini Sonatas for Wind Quintet. Michael Thompson Wind Quartet, Michael Thompson horn, Johnathan Snowden flute, Robert Hill clarinet, and John Price bassoon. Naxos, 2002. String Sonatas 1-5 by Gioachino Rossini arrange for wind quartet by Frédéric Berr. Quartet No. 1 in F major, Quartet No. 2 in G major, Quartet No. 3 in F major, Quartet No. 4 in B-flat major, Quartet No. 5 in D major, and (arranged from an Andante e Tema con variazioni) Quartet No. 6 in F major.
15.00

CD152: A Portrait of David Weber. David Weber, clarinet with various pianists and others. Clarinet Classics, 2002. Subtitled "A Grand Master of the Clarinet," Historic Transfers (1946-1978). Serge Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes Op. 34; Francis Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon with Leonard Sharrow bassoon and Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Robert Schumann Fantasiestücke Op. 73; Louis (Ludwig) Spohr Six German Songs Op. 103 with Alice Howland soprano; Edward MacDowell  From Uncle Remus from Woodlands Sketches Op. 51 and By Smouldering Embers Op.61/6, Louis Cahuzac Arlequin for Clarinet Solo, Krzysztof Penderecki Three Miniatures, Alexander Glazunov Les Saisons Op. 67 (fragment).
18.95

CD215: Tour de France. The Webster Trio. Michael Webster clarinet, Leone Buyse flute, and Katherine Collier piano. Gabriel Fauré Dolly Suite (flute, clarinet, and piano; trans. Webster), Fauré Morceau de concours (flute and piano; arr. Hulme-Brieff), Camille Saint-Saëns Tarantella Op. 6, (flute, clarinet, and piano), Claude Debussy Petite Pièce & Première Rhapsodie (clarinet and piano), Syrinx (solo flute), Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (flute, clarinet and piano; trans Webster), Georges Bizet Jeux d'enfants, (flute/piccolo, clarinet, and piano; trans Webster). We no longer carry this CD. You can order it here from Amazon.

CD216: World Wide Webster. The Webster Trio. Michael Webster clarinet, Leone Buyse flute, and Robert Moeling piano. Antonin Dvorak arr. Webster Slavonic Dances, Claude Debussy Petite Suite, Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dances (Nos. 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 16, and 21), Louis Moreau Gottschalk Four Pieces (La Jota Aragonesa, Souvenir de la Havane, Souvenir de Cuba, Grande Tarantelle). We no longer carry this CD. You can order it here from Amazon.
CD108: Flights of Fancy - Crescent Duo. Joanna Cowan White, flute, Kennen White, clarinet and bass clarinet with Roger Rehm, oboe; MaryBeth Minnis, bassoon; and John Nichol, alto saxophone. Centaur, 2002. This CD features six duets for flute and clarinet or bass clarinet and three pieces with flute, clarinet and an additional woodwind instrument. John Rutter Three American Miniatures for flute and clarinet;  Malcolm Arnold Divertimento for Flute, Oboe, and Clarinet; Thomas Christian David Sonata for flute and clarinet; Norman C. Dietz Dialog (flute and bass clarinet); Walter Piston Three Pieces for flute, clarinet and bassoon; Donald Sloan Five Flights of Fancy for flute and clarinet; Antoni Szalowski Duo for Flute and Clarinet; David R. Gillingham American Counterpoint for flute, clarinet and alto saxophone
16.00