Schumann horn quartet

MONDAY, October 7, 2019

Unusual in all ways…

Why Schumann wrote something for four horns I have no idea. It’s not something composers normally did at that time. But this is brilliant.

First, a tease…

This is just part of it, and I’d really like to hear the rest of it, but it’s not available on YouTube

And here the whole thing…

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2 thoughts on “Schumann horn quartet

  1. I’ve always loved the French horn. This is lovely. A thought: If a solo instrument is accompanied it’s a concerto – so could we say this is a “French horn quartet concerto” ?

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