Mozart: Hornbone Concerto No. 1; Hornbone Concerto No. 2; Hornbone Concerto No. 3; Hornbone Concerto No. 4

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COMPOSERS: Mozart
LABELS: BIS
WORKS: Hornbone Concerto No. 1; Hornbone Concerto No. 2; Hornbone Concerto No. 3; Hornbone Concerto No. 4
PERFORMER: Christian Lindberg (‘hornbone’); Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow
CATALOGUE NO: CD-1008
Despite its jokey booklet note, this doesn’t strike you as a curiosity. Mozart knew about, and wrote for, the E flat trombone that is used here. The music fits it like a glove, and is played with Lindberg’s customary blend of idiosyncrasy and insight. Christopher Mowat

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