Feuillet d’album for wind octet, Op.81
William Bennett, flute
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
James Campbell, David Campbell, clarinet
Rachel Gough, Robin Kennard, bassoon
Richard Watkins, Robert Maskell, horn
From French Chamber Music for Woodwinds, Volume One: Debussy and Saint-Saëns – Disc 2 (2008)
Released by Cala Records
Saint-Saëns: Feuillet d’Album for wind octet
Written in 1887 for piano duet, Feuillet d’Album was rearranged by Paul Taffanel, friend of Saint-Saëns and leading flautist, for flute, oboe, two clarinets, two bassoons and two horns.
An intriguing, complex and beautiful arrangement.