Wailly: Wind Octet, Op. 22 (late 19th/early 20th century)

• Flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, trumpet, horn. 20′

Edited by Dean Crocker, 2023

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Probably written around 1900. This edition is based on copyist’s manuscripts at IMSLP ca. 1929

Paul de Wailly , 1854/05/16 (Abbeville, France)‒1933/06/18. Pupil of César Franck; received a degree from the Faculty of Law of Paris. At the end of the 19th century, he built a music room at his family home, the Chateau de Bagatelle in Abbeville, and hosted frequent concerts there. During the First World War, he took over the management of the Red Cross hospital in Abbeville. Wrote several symphonies, chamber music, organ works, and compositions for voice. The majority of his compositions were written between 1870 and 1900.

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