Janine Jansen and Friends perform Franz Schubert's Octet in F major

Schubert – Octet in F Major (Janine Jansen and Friends)

Janine Jansen and Friends perform Franz Schubert’s Octet in F major, D. 803. Recorded on June 24, 2015 in TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht. At Janine Jansen’s Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht. A beautiful HD video by AVROTROS Klassiek, enjoy!

Performers: Janine Jansen (violin), Gregory Ahss (violin), Nimrod Guez (viola), Nicolas Alstaedt (cello), Rick Stotijn (double bass), Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet), Fredrik Ekdahl (bassoon) and Radek Barborák (horn).

The work was composed in March 1824. It was commissioned by the renowned Austrian clarinetist Ferdinand Troyer (February 1, 1780 – July 23, 1851).

There are six movements:

  1. Adagio – Allegro – Più allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro vivace – Trio – Allegro vivace
  4. Andante – variations. Un poco più mosso – Più lento
  5. Menuetto. Allegretto – Trio – Menuetto – Coda
  6. Andante molto – Allegro – Andante molto – Allegro molto

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