Quintet composed by Ferdinand Thieriot (1838-1919). Winds, Strings and Piano. For oboe (violin 1), clarinet in A and Bb (violin 2), horn (viola), bassoon (cello) and piano. Melodic companion piece to Mozart & Beethoven quintets for the same instruments. Very worthwhile composition.. Romantic. Score and parts. Published by Rosewood Publications (RW.RP-37).
Ferdinand Thieriot (1839-1919) was a North German composer, teacher, and choral conductor who worked in several cities, including Hamburg, Leipzig, and Graz. He was a pupil of Brahms' teacher, Eduard Marxsen (1806-1887) in Hamburg and also Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) in Munich. Thieriot's primary instrument was the cello, and he performed as a soloist and was a member of several prominent string quartets. Theiriot received one of his positions, Artistic Director of the Musikverein in Graz (1870-1885), based in part on the recommendation of Brahms.