Sextett c-Moll op. 40
Flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, horn in Eb, bassoon and piano - intermediate
Composed by Louise Farrenc (1804-1875). Edited by Willi Rechsteiner. Winds - Quartet, Quintet, Sextet. First edition. Chamber Music. Score and parts. Composed 1851-52. Duration 26,30'. Published by Furore Verlag (FV.FUE-1980).
Item Number: FV.FUE-1980
ISBN M-50012-098-8. Chamber Music.
In the 1840/50's Louise Farrenc devoted herself intensively to composing chamber music. The sextet op. 40 written in 1851-52, of which this is the first publication, excels because of its unusual instrumentation and the originality of the thematic treatment. Level of difficulty: medium, piano virtuoso.