Abstract

Following on from the acclaimedfirst album of this series, the period wind ensemble Boxwood & Brassreturns to Resonus with the second volume of Beethoven Transformed. In thismajor project, the group continues its exploration of the status of wind musicin early-nineteenth century Vienna through arranged music of Ludwig vanBeethoven (1770–1827).

The three arrangements presented on this disc – the EgmontOverture, Sonata Pathétique and the Seventh Symphony – were all published byBeethoven’s friend Sigmund Anton Steiner, an ambitious undertaking that showsnine-part Viennese Harmoniemusik in its most advanced stage of development.

Boxwood& Brass:

Oboes: Rachel Chaplin and Nicola Barbagli
Clarinets: Emily Worthington and Fiona Mitchell
Bassoons: Robert Percival and Takako Kunug
Natural Horns: Anneke Scott and Kate Goldsmith
Double Bass: Jacqueline Dossor

Original languageEnglish
PublisherResonus
Media of outputCD
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2020

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