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  Dances to a Black Pipe - Martin Fröst, Richard Tognetti
  Aaron Copland: Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra with Harp and Piano (including also alternative version of the end of the work in its original version), Johannes Brahms (arr. Göran Fröst): Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 12, 13 & 21, Göran Fröst: Klezmer Dances for clarinet and strings, Witold Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes (2nd version), Ástor Piazzolla: Oblivion for clarinet, solo violin and strings, Anders Hillborg: Peacock Tales, chamber version for clarinet solo, piano and strings, Fredrik Högberg: Dancing with Silent Purpose for clarinet, strings and tape

Martin Fröst (clarinet)
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Richard Tognetti (conductor)
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Review by JJ October 10, 2012 (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
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This rich SACD (more than 81 minutes!) proposes a most enticing program: the Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra with Harp and Piano (1947-48) by Aaron Copland; the arrangement by Martin Frost himself for clarinet and strings of four Hungarian dances by Johannes Brahms; Brahms’ “Klezmer Dances” for clarinet and strings; the second version, dating from 1955, of the “Dance Preludes” for clarinet, harp, piano, percussion and strings by Witold Lutoslawski; “Oblivion” for clarinet, solo violin and strings by Astor Piazzolla; Anders Hillborg’s “Peacock Tales” from 1998/2002 in its chamber version for solo clarinet, piano and strings; Frederik Holberg’s “Dancing with Silent Purpose” for clarinet, strings, and tape recording, with the third movement composed and arranged by Martin Frost. This remarkable recording, not to be missed, distinguishes itself further from other releases by ending as it began, that is with the Concerto by Copland, with the finale and coda of the original version. This release is necessary to any collection.

Jean-Jacques Millo
Translation Lawrence Schulman

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Works: 7  

Johannes Brahms - 21 Hungarian Dances, WoO. 1
Aaron Copland - Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra with Harp and Piano
Göran Fröst - Klezmer Dances
Anders Hillborg - Peacock Tales
Fredrik Högberg - Dancing with Silent Purpose
Witold Lutoslawski - Dance Preludes
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion