tion, it has always been referred to as ‘Wagner’s Adagio for Clarinet and Strings’. VariW’ is probably the best of the few pieces for basset horn and piano. I Score (without Clarinet solo) · *# – MB, 5 pp. – /10 2 4 6 8 10 (22) -!N/!N/!N – ×⇩ – Peter. Heinrich Joseph Baermann was a German clarinet virtuoso of the Romantic era who is The Adagio movement from this septet has received several recordings as a His playing is described in primary sources by the Trio di Clarone in the preface to Mendelssohn’s Concert Piece for Clarinet, Basset Horn and Piano No.

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Baermann was born in Potsdam. In his youth, Baermann took lessons from Joseph Beer — at the military school in Potsdam. After his prowess came to the attention of the Berlin court inPrince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia had the year-old musician pursue his training in Berlin under the guidance of Franz Tausch — He played in the court orchestra of Munich from until his retirement inwhen his son Carl Baermann succeeded him.


Parallel to Baermann’s rise, the clarinet was undergoing a series of developments in key construction and embouchure that allowed greater agility and flexibility in playing. The growing custom was to play with the reed on the bottom lip, as is done today, as opposed to the top lip as had been the previous prevailing style.

Heinrich Baermann – Wikipedia

He is said to have had a great dynamic range. Numerous composers wrote for Baermann, who undoubtedly had a great influence on the Romantic clarinet repertoire thereby. As with many other virtuosi clarinef the time, Baermann tried his hand fairly successfully at composing for his instrument.

Among other works, he wrote a Septet in E-flat major, Op. The Adagio movement from this septet has received several recordings as a stand-alone piece, though it was for many years misattributed to Richard Wagner. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Baermann, Heinrich Joseph – Adagio For Clarinet & Piano

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