Brahms and the Gypsy : clarinet quintet op​.​115

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ZRI stands for Zum Roten Igel - The Red Hedgehog Tavern, where Brahms went to hear gypsy musicians play in Vienna. His soulful clarinet quintet is here re-scored in its entirety to embrace accordion and santouri (a type of cymbalom), interleaved with the high-energy Klezmer and gypsy folk music that inspired it and which Brahms loved so much. Setting this romantic masterpiece firmly back in its traditional context evokes a fin-de-siècle viennese soundworld that links Brahms not just back to the classics but also forward to the avant-garde of Klimt , Freud and Schoenberg.

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released November 3, 2014

Ben Harlan- Clarinet
Max Baillie- Violin
Matthew Sharp- Cello
Jon Banks- Accordion
Iris Pissaride- Santouri

Recorded, produced and mastered by Oscar Torres
Artwork by Anouk De Groot

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