music for clarinet quartet

The three latest items all are made for clarinet quartet:
2 clarinets (B), basset horn (F), bass clarinet (B).

1. Christoph Willibald Gluck:
TDance of the blessed spirits from the opera “Orphee ed Euridice”

2. Camille Saint-Saëns:
Bagatelle Op.3 Nr.4

3. Jean-Phillipe Rameau
9 – part suite
compiled from pieces of the opera “Platée”:
– Passepied 1, Passepied 2
– Menuett 1, Menuett 2
– Air 1, Air 2
– Marche pour la Danse
– Entrée
– Musette
– Passepied 1, Passepied 2
– Rigaudon 1, Rigaudon 2
– Tambourin 1, Tambourin 2.

 

news for horn quartet, and Telemann

New items for horn quartet:

-H. Lehmann: Quartet for 4 horns in different keys (ca.1800)
-H. Lehmann: Choral “Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt machen” for 4 horns (ca.1800)
-H. Henkel: Quartet for 4 F horns Op.33 (ca.1830)

Soon another authentic work for 4 horns will follow: J.G. Abeltshauser –
12 quartets.

Four new items have been added to Edition Telemann:
Concerto in D TWV54:D3 (3 Clarini, Tympani, 2 Oboe, Violini, Viola, Basso)
Concerto in D TWV51:D1 (Flauto traverso, Violini, Viola, Cembalo)
Concerto in D TWV51:D2 (Flauto traverso, Violini, Viola, Cembalo)
Concerto in c TWV51:c1 (Oboe, Violini, Viola, Basso)

audio samples and new item

A new audio sample has been added to:
A. Bruckner: Ecce Sacerdos for horn ensemble
A. Bruckner: Tantum Ergo for horn quintet
G. Bizet: Carmen for horn ensemble
J. Strauss: Ouverture ‘The Bat’ for nonet
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Scherzo for nonet

One new item for nonet is availlable now:
5 Military Marches by Ludwig van Beethoven
1. “Marsch in B” (WoO29), ca. 1:10 min.
2. “Marsch für Militärmusik” in F (WoO18, 1809), ca. 1:30 min.
3. “Marsch für Militärmusik” in F (WoO19, 1810), ca. 2:00 min.
4. “Marsch (Zapfenstreich) für Militärmusik” in C (WoO20, 1809), ca. 3:20 min.
5. „Militair-Marsch“ in D (WoO24, 1816), ca. 4:30 min.

Opera and horn ensemble

The motto of the Hornweek 2017 in Maastricht is: Opera and horn ensemble
Professor Will Sanders commissioned a number of new arrangements for that purpose:

“Der Freischütz” for horn ensemble
4 arrangements for 14 horns
01.
Ouverture
02. Trio with chorus
03. Cavatine
04. Chorus of the huntsmen

“Fidelio” for horn octet
3 arrangements for 8 horns
01. Ouverture
02. Aria
03. Recitativo and Aria

Duetto from „Rigoletto“: “Si, Vendetta” for 12 horns

Don Carlo” for Hornensemble
6 arrangements for 12+4 horns
01.
Introduction, Coro di cacciatori
02. Scene and Duetto
03. Preludio
04. Scene and Aria
05. Aria „Per me giunto“
06. Finale

“Carmen” for Hornensemble
6 arrangements for 10 horns
01.
Prelude
02. Habanera
03. Prelude act II
04. Toreador Aria
05. Air
06. Finale

All movements, except the ouvertures, can either be performed with solo voice(s) or with horns only.

Horn and Organ

The French horn is (although pretty tricky to handle) a highly impressive and admired solo instrument. The very charming combination with an organ on the other hand, is not as common as horn and piano or horn and orchestra, not to mention the solistic appearances from within the orchestra. That also means the choice of suitable pieces is not very great.
Therefore new at Edition Maulwurf:

16 solo pieces of medium difficulty, for horn with organ accompaniment,
from the baroque, classical and romantic era.
Matthias Pflaum and Wilhelm Junker have prepared a few demo recordings.
Follow the link below to listen, and have a look at some sample pages of the:
Album for Horn and Organ

wrongly forgotten composers

Famous in their time, but mostly forgotten today – this is the fate many a truly creditable composer happened to suffer throughout history.
Today plenty of ensembles, musicians and institutes make it their task to rediscover unknown or lost works of music, putting a lot of effort in editing, publishing and performing those. Digital and online resources of libraries and archives make it a lot easier to do so than just 20 years ago.
Still, however committed these efforts are, it does change surprisingly little for the reputation of the long gone authors and their presence in our concert halls, despite the more than occasional find of real masterpieces.

Three questions

Question 1:
‘For some titles, purchase is not possible. Why ?’

There are two reasons. First: the sheet music is almost but not completely ready yet. Consider those posts as a preview and come back later. Second: for authentic works often a permission is required to publish them. Is the request not granted (yet), the music cannot be sold.

Welcome to Edition Maulwurf!

Edition Maulwurf is starting with 102 items for divers instruments –
that’s more than 12 hours of music!
The assortment will be updated and expanded time and again, so make sure to come back and visit the page frequently to check it out.

Here you can get the recent news and informations about the site,
and also some guest contributions are being prepared.

Have a look here again for the possible ways to buy the music.

Enjoy the Edition Maulwurf!