Quartet - flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon

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Blacher, Boris (1903 - 1975)

Divertimento für vier Holzbläser
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Bote & Bock (now Boosey & Hawkes), B & B 20960
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Moderato & 5 Variationen und Coda
Only parts, score is separately available from the same edition.


Divertimento für vier Holzbläser
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Bote & Bock (now Boosey & Hawkes), B & B 20964
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro
  2. Moderato
Pocket score, the parts are available separately from the same edition.


Bozza, Eugène (1905 - 1991)

Trois Pieces pour une musque de nuit
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 21307
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Andantino
  2. Allegro vivo
  3. Moderato
Nice edition with a small score included. Very good paper. Appropriate for so nice a music. And it is not so difficult for a composition of Bozza.


Serenade
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Alphonse Leduc, A. L. 23642
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro vivo
  2. Calme
  3. Vif
Sounds quite like the Serenade en trio. I don't know yet, which one was first.
Pocket score and parts in a very fine paper quality.


Brahms, Johannes (1833 - 1897)

3 Easy Quartets - Marienlieder op. 22 op. 22 (F-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon (cello))
Schott Verlag, Ed 10762
Rating: easy
  1. The Angels' Greeting
  2. The Hunter
  3. Mary's Wandering
Only score. The pieces are very short and easy, thus it is possible to play from the score.


Elgar, Edward (1857 - 1934)

Gavotte from Contrasts op. 10, Nr. 3 (g-moll)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: easy
  1. Gavotte
Quite untypical for Elgar. Wie missed something like a melody.


Erbse, Heimo (1924 - 2005)

Quartett op. 20
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in A, bassoon)
Edition Peters, Nr. 8158
Rating: difficult
  1. Adagio - Allegro - Piu lento - Andante - Vivace - Moderato
Lots of time changing. The fagott has to change the clef, too. Unusual print with lots of space between the notes.
Only parts, no score.


Françaix, Jean (1912 - 1997)

Quatuor (1933)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Schott Verlag, ED 4424
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro molto
  4. Allegro vivo
This is the score. The parts are separately available from Schott.


Quatuor (1933)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Schott Verlag, ED 4222
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro molto
  4. Allegro vivo
These are the parts. The score is available separately from Schott.
This is a real blockbuster. Very, very beautiful and again quite difficult to play.


Fumet, Raphael (1898 - 1979)

Quatuor à vent
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: difficult
  1. Prélude
  2. Allegretto
Parts and score


Garriga, Carlota (*1937)

Divertimento
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Airoso - Scherzando
Parts and Score


Goepfart, Karl (1859 - 1942)

Quartett op. 93
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. I - Allegro risoluto
  2. II - Scherzo (vivace)
  3. III - Fuga (Allegro vivo, con bravura)


Hildemann, Wolfgang (1925 - 1995)

Serenata für Bläserquartett
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Rating: very difficult
  1. Marcia
  2. Canzonetta
  3. Molto perpetuo
Dedicated to Willy Freivogel and the Stuttgart Woodwind quintet.
Score and parts. Looks a bit like handwriting and is thus hard to read.


Ibert, Jacques (1890 - 1962)

Deux mouvements
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(flute, oboe (flute), clarinet, bassoon)
Alphonse Leduc, AL 16 633
Rating: difficult
  1. Allant
  2. Assez vif et rythme


Köhler, Wolfgang (1923 - 2003)

Miniaturen für Holzbläser - Duos op. 68
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Animato (Flöte - Oboe)
  2. Allegro (Flöte - Klarinette)
  3. Larghetto lydico (Flöte - Fagott)
  4. Allegremente (Oboe - Klarinette)
  5. Adagio alla canone per molto contrario (Oboe - Fagott)
  6. Non troppo vivace (Klarinette - Fagott)
Every mouvement is a duet for different instruments, thus never play all together.


Lauber, Joseph (1864 - 1952)

Quartet (F-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto
  2. Andante
  3. Menuet
  4. Allegro, ma non troppo
Parts and Score


Limmert, Erich

Suite en miniature
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: difficult
  1. Prolog - tempo di Pastorale
  2. Canzonetta - Allegretto grazioso
  3. Intermezzo - Andante
  4. Capriccio - Allegro capriccioso
  5. Serenade - Tempo di Valse
  6. Epilog - Andante sostenuto
Only parts.
Very modern. Times changing. The kind of New Music I do not like.


Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)

Fantasia KV 608 (f-moll)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Tempo I (allegro)
Parts and Score.


Mussorgsky, Modest (1839 - 1881)

Mushrooms (F-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, oboe (flute), clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: easy
  1. Vivace
The badest edition I ever saw. Cheapest paper, each sheet another size, only copies and those are bad.


Schilling, Hans Ludwig (*1927)

Metamorphosen über ein altes Liebeslied (B-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Cantus prius factus
  2. Melisma
  3. Mixtura 1a
  4. Mixtura IIa quasi organum
  5. Proportio dupla
  6. Planus
  7. Tropus
  8. Canon a 2 e ostinato
  9. Sequentia
  10. Canon a 4
  11. Tricinium
  12. Declamation
  13. Bicinium
  14. Cantus inversus quasi cancricans
  15. Clausula finalis
Parts and score from which the bassoon has to play.
Sounds very much like organ. A bit of an "old" sound. Might become nice with a little bit of work on it.
The edition gives a total duration of 28 minutes.


Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887 - 1959)

Quatuor
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Eschig (BMG Publications), M. E. 6773
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro non troppo
  2. Lento
  3. Allegro molto vivace
Nice edition but only parts. The score is available separately. As difficult as usual.


Weiner, Stanley (1925 - 1991)

Suite WeinWV 180 (B-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet in H flat, bassoon)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro
  2. Un poco lento
  3. Allegro scherzando
  4. Lento ma non tanto
  5. Allegro vivo
Faksimile and thus hard to read due to handwriting.


Author: Claudia Haider; Last updated 10.10.2015