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Joseph Horovitz – The Essential Collection

Joseph Horovitz – The Essential Collection



Joseph Horovitz – The Essential Collection

In a series of recordings devoted to the music of a single composer, director and founder of Clarinet and Saxophone Classics Victoria Samek is proud to present the complete clarinet chamber music by Joseph Horovitz. 

To add an additional delight and richness to the listening experience, Victoria Samek, is joined by duo partner Michael bell, piano together with The Bingham String Quartet and ReedPlay, who perform both as a saxophone and clarinet quartet.

Joseph Horovitz who was born in Vienna but made his home in London since the 1930s has a significant following as professor and composer contributing extensively to the clarinet repertoire and indeed for wind. Recorded in the presence of the composer which includes several world premiere recordings and programme notes written by Joseph Horovitz, this recording is a tribute to the longevity of a much loved and respected composer.

  •  Sonatina 
  • Arabesque 
  • Two Majorcan Pieces
  •  Concertante Op.1
  • Concertino
  • Diversions on a Familiar Theme
  • Variations on a Theme of Paganini 
  • Jazz Suite

Victoria Samek clarinet; Michael Bell  Piano; Bingham String Quartet; and ReedPlay Saxophone Quartet


‘This impressive partnership….Victoria Soames Samek and Michael Bell are a formidable duo’

‘Expertly performed and beautifully recorded’

‘Victoria Soames Samek, admirable curator of the whole Clarinet & Saxophone Classics label offers playing to admire; technically infallible, sober and beautifully controlled. Michael Bell is her most able partner. INTERNATIONAL RECORD REVIEW

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Total Time: 63 minutes



      Joseph Horovitz - The Essential Collection - Introduced by Victoria Samek



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Weight 0.234 g
CD and Digital download

CD + full download (mp3 & flac), Full download (mp3 & flac), Download 1 Joseph Horovitz: Sonatina: I. Allegro Calmato, Download 2 Joseph Horovitz: Sonatina: II. Lento Quasi Andante, Download 3 Joseph Horovitz: Sonatina: III. Con Brio, Download 4 Joseph Horovitz: Arabesque, Download 5 Joseph Horovitz: Two Majorcan Pieces: I. Paguera, Download 6 Joseph Horovitz: Two Majorcan Pieces: II. Valdemosa, Download 7 Joseph Horovitz: Concertante, Op. 1, Download 8 Joseph Horovitz: Concertino: I. Allegro Molto, Download 9 Joseph Horovitz: Concertino: II. Andante, Download 10 Joseph Horovitz: Concertino: III. Allegro, Download 11 Joseph Horovitz: Diversions On A Familiar Theme, Download 12 Joseph Horovitz: Variations On A Theme Of Paganini, Download 13 Joseph Horovitz: Jazz Suite: I. Scherzando, Download 14 Joseph Horovitz: Jazz Suite: II. Blues, Download 15 Joseph Horovitz: Jazz Suite: III. Owl Glass Rag

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