Composed for the Octuor de Paris, and dedicated to the memory of Franz Schubert. The music, based somewhat on classical forms, is in one extended movement. Printed from the autograph.
Francaix: Quintet For Clarinet and String Quartet -- Octet For Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Two Violins, Viola, Cello & Double Bass -- Nielsen: Serenata In Vano For Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Cello and Double Bass. With the Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble and Jean Françaix Quintet.
A large selection of recordings of chamber music by Francaix, with the composer at the piano. Featuring the Octet of France.
Contents: Octet -- Clarinet Quintet -- Divertissement. Performed by the Charis Ensemble. Reissue.