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Horn Quartet in F major, FWV N:F3

for horn, oboe, violin and continuo

It seems likely that the Quartet in F major for horn, oboe, violin and continuo might have been inspired by similar works by Stölzel; the Hofkapelle library in Dresden includes a set of eight such works (copied in pairs). It might seem strange to combine a horn with oboe and violin, but in fact the natural horn was renowned as much for the suave quality of its sound as for its ability to carry across the hunting field.

from notes by Brian Clark © 2014


Fasch: Quartets and Concertos
Studio Master: CKD467Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Movement 1: Andante
Movement 2: Allegro
Movement 3: Andante
Movement 4: Allegro

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