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Hosford, Richard (clarinet)
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Richard Hosford (clarinet)

see also Richard Hosford (basset horn)

Born in Dorset, Richard Hosford was for four years a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain before gaining a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London in 1979, where he studied with John McCaw and Thea King. In 1984 he received a Tillett Trust Award and in the same year was featured in The Park Lane Group's Young Artists Series.

As a founder-member and Principal Clarinet of The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Richard Hosford has toured the world, performing as soloist in the USA, Japan, Hong Kong. Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom with conductors Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, Michael Tilson Thomas, Oscar Shumsky, Roger Norrington, Gerard Korsten and Paavo Berglund. He has recorded the Mozart and Copland Concertos with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Alexander Schneider for ASV records. In 1997 he performed the Nielsen Concerto with Paavo Berglund in Ferrara and Cologne.

Richard Hosford was for several years Principal Clarinet of the London Phiharmonic before taking the post of Principal Clarinet with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in l994. This enables him to pursue his chamber music and solo career alongside his orchestral commitments.

Richard Hostord is a committed chamber musician and has recorded all the major repertoire for wind ensemble with the Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and has toured with them throughout the world. He is a leading member of The Gaudier Ensemble and has recorded many works for strings and wind with them. He is also a frequent guest of The Nash Ensemble.

Albums
'Brahms: The Complete Piano Trios, Clarinet Trio & Horn Trio' (CDD22082)
Brahms: The Complete Piano Trios, Clarinet Trio & Horn Trio
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDD22082  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) NEW  
'Beethoven: Septet & Sextet' (CDH55189)
Beethoven: Septet & Sextet
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55189  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Beethoven: Serenade, Quintet & Trio' (CDA67526)
Beethoven: Serenade, Quintet & Trio
'Berwald: Chamber Music' (CDD22053)
Berwald: Chamber Music
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDD22053  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Brahms: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDS44331/42)
Brahms: The Complete Chamber Music
MP3 £35.00FLAC £35.00ALAC £35.00Buy by post £40.00 CDS44331/42  12CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'Brundibár' (CDA67973)
Brundibár
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'Chilcott: Requiem & other choral works' (CDA67650)
Chilcott: Requiem & other choral works
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'Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet' (CDA67590)
Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet
'Françaix: L'heure du berger, Divertissement, Clarinet Quintet & À huit' (CDA67036)
Françaix: L'heure du berger, Divertissement, Clarinet Quintet & À huit
'Mozart: Oboe Quartet, Horn Quintet & other works' (CDH55390)
Mozart: Oboe Quartet, Horn Quintet & other works
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55390  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDA67255/6)
Poulenc: The Complete Chamber Music
'Saint-Saëns: Chamber Music' (CDA67431/2)
Saint-Saëns: Chamber Music
MP3 £15.49FLAC £15.49ALAC £15.49Buy by post £20.00 Studio Master: FLAC 20-bit 44.1 kHz £16.50ALAC 20-bit 44.1 kHz £16.50 CDA67431/2  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Schubert: Octet' (CDH55460)
Schubert: Octet
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55460  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Schumann: Chamber Music' (CDA67923)
Schumann: Chamber Music
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00ALAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00 CDA67923  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Spohr: Octet & Nonet' (CDA66699)
Spohr: Octet & Nonet
'Strauss Dances' (CDA67169)
Strauss Dances
'Vaughan Williams: Early Chamber Music' (CDA67381/2)
Vaughan Williams: Early Chamber Music
'Weber: Chamber Music' (CDA67464)
Weber: Chamber Music
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 20-bit 44.1 kHz £8.50ALAC 20-bit 44.1 kHz £8.50 CDA67464  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
This album is not yet available for download HYP20  2CDs Super-budget price sampler — Deleted  
Complete works available for download
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  (1770-1827)
Quintet in E flat major, Op 16 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Septet in E flat major, Op 20 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Trio in B flat major, Op 11 with The Gaudier Ensemble
FRANZ BERWALD  (1796-1868)
Grand Septet in B flat major with The Gaudier Ensemble
Quartet for piano and wind in E flat major with The Gaudier Ensemble, Susan Tomes (piano)
JOHANNES BRAHMS  (1833-1897)
Trio for piano, clarinet and cello in A minor, Op 114 with The Florestan Trio, Richard Lester (cello), Susan Tomes (piano)
BOB CHILCOTT  (b1955)
Requiem with Wells Cathedral Choir, The Nash Ensemble, Matthew Owens (conductor)
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR  (1875-1912)
Clarinet Quintet in F sharp minor, Op 10 with The Nash Ensemble
JEAN FRANÇAIX  (1912-1997)
À huit with The Gaudier Ensemble
Clarinet Quintet with The Gaudier Ensemble
L'heure du berger with The Gaudier Ensemble, Susan Tomes (piano)
HANS KRÁSA  (1899-1944)
Suite from Brundibár with The Nash Ensemble
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART  (1756-1791)
Quintet for piano and wind in E flat major, K452 with The Gaudier Ensemble
FRANCIS POULENC  (1899-1963)
Sextet for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn with The Nash Ensemble
Sonata for clarinet and bassoon with The Nash Ensemble
Sonata for clarinet and piano with The Nash Ensemble
Sonata for two clarinets with The Nash Ensemble
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS  (1835-1921)
Caprice sur des airs danois et russes, Op 79 with The Nash Ensemble
Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 with The Nash Ensemble
Tarentelle in A minor, Op 6 with The Nash Ensemble
FRANZ SCHUBERT  (1797-1828)
Octet in F major, D803 with The Gaudier Ensemble
ROBERT SCHUMANN  (1810-1856)
Fantasiestücke, Op 73 with The Nash Ensemble, Ian Brown (piano)
Märchenerzählungen, Op 132 with The Nash Ensemble, Lawrence Power (viola), Ian Brown (piano)
LOUIS SPOHR  (1784-1859)
Nonet in F major, Op 31 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Octet in E major, Op 32 with The Gaudier Ensemble
JOHANN STRAUSS  (1804-1849)
Annen-Polka, Op 137 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Cachucha-Galopp, Op 97 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Chineser-Galopp, Op 20 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Eisele- und Beisele Sprünge-Polka, Op 202 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Exeter-Polka, Op 249 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Gitana-Galopp, Op 108 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Jugendfeuer-Galopp, Op 90 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Loreley-Rheinklänge, Op 154 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Salon-Polka, Op 161 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Seufzer-Galopp, Op 9 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Tivoli-Rutsch-Walzer, Op 39 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Wiener Gemüths-Walzer, Op 116 with The Gaudier Ensemble
JOHANN STRAUSS  (1825-1899)
Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op 114 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Scherz-Polka, Op 72 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Thermen-Walzer, Op 245 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Wo die Zitronen blühn, Op 364 with The Gaudier Ensemble
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  (1872-1958)
Quintet in D major with The Nash Ensemble
CARL MARIA VON WEBER  (1786-1826)
Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, J182 Op 34 with The Gaudier Ensemble
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
À huit (Françaix)
Annen-Polka, Op 137 (Strauss Sr.)
Cachucha-Galopp, Op 97 (Strauss Sr.)
Caprice sur des airs danois et russes, Op 79 (Saint-Saëns)
Chineser-Galopp, Op 20 (Strauss Sr.)
Clarinet Quintet (Françaix)
Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, J182 Op 34 (Weber)
Clarinet Quintet in F sharp minor, Op 10 (Coleridge-Taylor)
Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (Saint-Saëns)
Eisele- und Beisele Sprünge-Polka, Op 202 (Strauss Sr.)
Exeter-Polka, Op 249 (Strauss Sr.)
Fantasiestücke, Op 73 (Schumann)
Gitana-Galopp, Op 108 (Strauss Sr.)
Grand Septet in B flat major (Berwald)
Jugendfeuer-Galopp, Op 90 (Strauss Sr.)
L'heure du berger (Françaix)
Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op 114 (Strauss Jr.)
Loreley-Rheinklänge, Op 154 (Strauss Sr.)
Märchenerzählungen, Op 132 (Schumann)
Nonet in F major, Op 31 (Spohr)
Octet in E major, Op 32 (Spohr)
Octet in F major, D803 (Schubert)
Quartet for piano and wind in E flat major (Berwald)
Quintet for piano and wind in E flat major, K452 (Mozart)
Quintet in D major (Vaughan Williams)
Quintet in E flat major, Op 16 (Beethoven)
Requiem (Chilcott)
Salon-Polka, Op 161 (Strauss Sr.)
Scherz-Polka, Op 72 (Strauss Jr.)
Septet in E flat major, Op 20 (Beethoven)
Seufzer-Galopp, Op 9 (Strauss Sr.)
Sextet for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn (Poulenc)
Sonata for clarinet and bassoon (Poulenc)
Sonata for clarinet and piano (Poulenc)
Sonata for two clarinets (Poulenc)
Suite from Brundibár (Krása/Matthews)
Tarentelle in A minor, Op 6 (Saint-Saëns)
Thermen-Walzer, Op 245 (Strauss Jr.)
Tivoli-Rutsch-Walzer, Op 39 (Strauss Sr.)
Trio for piano, clarinet and cello in A minor, Op 114 (Brahms)
Trio in B flat major, Op 11 (Beethoven)
Wiener Gemüths-Walzer, Op 116 (Strauss Sr.)
Wo die Zitronen blühn, Op 364 (Strauss Jr.)
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