Listening- Woodwinds





Rondo Alla Turca    from Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A, K. 331.  Performed as a duet by James and Jeanne Galway on the album Ireland’s Finest.

Meditation from Thais  by Jules Massenet, arranged for flute and piano.Performed by Paola Girardi and Raffaele Trevisani on the album The Virtuoso Flute.





Flight of the Bumblebee  from Rimsky-Korsokov’s “The Tale of the Tsar Saltan”. Performed by the Budapest Clarinet Quintet on their album  Clarinet Evergreens.

Adagio from Mozart’s Concerto for Clarinet. The second movement of Mozart’sfamous concerto in A major, K. 622.  Performed by Ernst Ottensamer with the Vienna Mozart Academy Orchestra, conducted by Johannes Wildner (from The Very Best of Mozart).

Caravan.  A cool arrangement of this jazz standard from the album Simply Clarinet.




Double Reeds

Trio No. 2 for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano  by Beethoven- 1st movement. Performed by Karl Schlecta, Dubravka Tomsic and Juergen Gode.  From The 99 Most Essential Beethoven Masterpieces.






Concerto for Alto Sax, performed by Eugene Rousseau and the Winds of Indiana, conducted by the famous Frederick Fennell.  From the album Saxophone Vocalise.

In A Sentimental Mood.  Jazz great John Coltrane playing Duke Ellington’s classic on the album The Gentle Side of John Coltrane.