Wind Quintet, Op. 88, No. 2 by Anton Reicha (1770-1836). Winds. For flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (wind quintet). This edition: New Complete Edition. This edition contains original additional material not found elsewhere.. Classical. Score and parts. Published by Rosewood Publications (RW.RP-25).
Anton Reicha (February 26, 1770-May 28, 1836) was a Czech-born naturalized French composer. A contemporary and lifelong friend of Beethoven, Reicha is now best remembered for his substantial early contribution to the wind quintet literature and his role as a teacher " his pupils included Franz Liszt and Hector Berlioz. Reicha was also an accomplished theorist and wrote several treatises on various aspects of composition. Opus 88/2 is the most frequently heard of his quintets.