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Antoine Reicha (1770-1836)

Wind Quintets

The Academia Wind Quintet of Prague
2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) — Archive Service
Originally issued on CDA66268, CDA66379
Recording details: Various dates
St Peter's Church, Petersham, United Kingdom
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: September 1996
Total duration: 124 minutes 34 seconds

Cover artwork: Entrée du Boisville d’Avray by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875)
National Gallery of Scotland
 
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CD1
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2
Adagio  [5'05]
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4
5
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8
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10
Andante  [6'30]
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12
Allegretto  [4'46]
CD2
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Andante  [7'03]
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Adagio  [7'17]
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Reviews

'The Prague Academia Wind Quintet are fully at home in this agreeable music and these musicians convey their own pleaure in the composer's ready fund of invention. The excellent natural sound helps give this disc a special niche in the catalogue' (Gramophone)

'The 76 minutes pass all too quickly for this enthralled listener' (American Record Guide)

'A delightful disc' (The Guardian)

'A delicious discovery. Music of thrilling sensuality' (The Sunday Times)

'Will doubtless take a place among my favorite CDs. The wit and charm of both the music and the playing had me laughing in delight at many points. If you haven't discovered Reicha's music—and even if you have—don't miss this recording' (The Audio Critic, USA, USA)

'Absoluta y sinceramente recomendable compacto' (CD Compact, Spain)

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