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Martin Gatt

bsn, *1936 GB
Musician of Classical

Martin Gatt is a British classical bassoonist. He studied under Archie Camden at the Royal College of Music in London. He served as principal bassoonist of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1958 to 1966, after which he was appointed the principal bassoonist of the English Chamber Orchestra from 1966 to 1976. He also held the post of principal bassoonist of the London Symphony Orchestra from 1977 to 1998, and was the bassoonist in the Barry Tuckwell Wind Quintet from 1967 to 1991. He is also active in music education. At the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts he founded the Department of Wind, Brass and Percussion. He taught at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama from 1967 to 1984, and is currently Professor of Bassoon at the Royal College of Music.

     
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Bassoon Concerto in A Minor, RV 498 - Ed. Christopher Hogwood: 1. Allegro (ma molto moderato) on Vivaldi: The Four Seasons etc by Antonio Vivaldi, Alan Loveday, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Bassoon Concerto in A Minor, RV 498 - Ed.Christopher Hogwood: 2. Larghetto on Vivaldi: The Four Seasons etc by Antonio Vivaldi, Alan Loveday, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Bassoon Concerto in A Minor, RV 498 on Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico; 4 Concertos by Antonio Vivaldi, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Bassoon Concerto in A Minor, RV 498 - Ed. Christopher Hogwood: 3. Allegro on Vivaldi: The Four Seasons etc by Antonio Vivaldi, Alan Loveday, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Concerto in F Major for 2 Oboes, Bassoon, 2 Horns & Violin, RV 574: 2. Grave on Vivaldi Adagios by Antonio Vivaldi & Various Artists
Miroirs, M. 43a: IV. Alborada del gracioso, M. 43c on Ravel: Daphnis et Chloë by Maurice Ravel, Paul Edmund-Davies, Martin Gatt, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra & Claudio Abbado
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon in E flat, K. 452: 2. Larghetto on Mozart: Complete Horn Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Barry Tuckwell
Concerto in F Major for 2 Oboes, Bassoon, 2 Horns and Violin, RV 574 on Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico; 4 Concertos by Antonio Vivaldi, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Sinfonia concertante for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon and Orchestra, in E flat, K.297b: 2. Adagio on Mozart: Complete Horn Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Barry Tuckwell & English Chamber Orchestra
Mládi (Youth) for wind sextet: 1. Andante on Janácek: From the House of the Dead; Mládi; Ríkadla by Leoš Janáček, Jiri Zahradnicek, Ivo Zidek, Vaclav Zitek, Dalibor Jedlicka, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Charles Mackerras

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Octet For Strings And Winds, Op. 166Franz Schubert, The Cleveland Quartet with Barry Tuckwell, Jack Brymer, Martin Gatt, Thomas Martin1975Album
The Fairy Queen Highlights (Ed. Britten, I. Holst, and Pears)Jennifer Vyvyan, Mary Wells, Norma Burrowes, Alfreda Hodgson, Peter Pears, James Bowman, Charles Brett, Ian Partridge, Owen Brannigan, John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Sillito, Philip Ledger, Kenneth Heath, Martin Gatt, Peter Graeme, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Henry Purcell1973Album
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