FRIEDRICH KALKBRENNER (1785-1849): Sextet for Piano, String Quartet and Double Bass in G, Op. 58, Septet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Cello and Double Bass in A, Op. 132, Fantasy on the Scottish Air "We're A' Noddin'' for Piano, Op. 60
Catalogue Number: 11Q032
Reference: 777 850-2
Description: If you've got both volumes of Hyperion's "Romantic Piano Concerto" Kalkbrenner discs, you know what to expect here since the 1823 sextet and 1835 septet are treated like mini piano concertos, all about glitter and virtuosity with an occasional nod to an accompanying instrument or two. The difference between the two is the greater opportunities for color and tonal range with the wind instruments. Linos Ensemble.