Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos and Fragments


Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos and Fragments

Barry Tuckwell / Philharmonia Orchestra

Catalog Number:
ALC 1107
Number of Discs: 1


“Remains first choice for those wanting these works in a modern-instrument performance with first-class digital sound… moreover, unusually complete”
— Penguin Guide [3 stars]

Barry Tuckwell is one of the greatest instrumental soloists of the recording era. He began his career as one of the most in-demand orchestral players of the mid-20th century, playing in a number of orchestras before joining the London Symphony Orchetsra, where he also served as chairman of the board for six years. He resigned from the orchestra in 1968 to pursue a career as a soloist and conductor, and over the next thirty years he carved out a career exclusively as a soloist — the only horn virtuoso to have done so, rather than combining occasional concert performances with an orchestral position or a teaching post — before giving his last concert with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 1997.

Tuckwell’s recordings of Mozart’s complete music for horn and orchestra was acclaimed as the “must-have” disc upon its release on Collins Classics some two decades ago. This highly sought-after recordsing returns to teh catalogue on Alto — at an irresistable value price.

• A “must-have” disc — one of the greatest instrumentalists of the twentieth century playing Mozart’s complete works for horn and orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Concerto No.1 in D Major, K412

  • 1 Allegro 4:55
  • 2 Rondo. Allegro 3:55
  • 3 Rondo (arr Sussmayr) 3:58

Horn Concerto No.2 in E-flat Major, K417

  • 4 Allegro maestoso 6:33
  • 5 Andante 3:20
  • 6 Rondo 3:42

Horn Concerto No.3 in E-flat Major, K447

  • 7 Allegro 6:37
  • 8 Romance. Larghetto 4:32
  • 9 Allegro 3:44

Horn Concerto No.4 in E-flat Major, K495

  • 10 Allegro moderato 7:43
  • 11 Romance. Andante cantabile 4:42
  • 12 Rondeau. Allegro vivace 4:

Horn Concerto No.”0″ in E-flat Major, K370b (arr.Tuckwell)

  • 13 (Allegro) 5:29

Allegro K371 (arr. Tuckwell)

  • 14 Rondeau 4:

Fragment in E Major, K.anh98A

  • 15 (Allegro) 3:13

Barry Tuckwell, soloist and conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra

Additional information

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 12.2 × 13.5 × 2 cm


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