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Webster’s arrangement focuses on Schubert’s “Divertissement à l’hongroise, D.818,” a rather lengthy affair that can exceed half an hour to perform. The third movement does not lend itself to a setting for flute, clarinet, and piano, but Webster has faithfully transcribed the first two movements (in reverse order) as an excellent example of the influence of Hungarian music on Schubert’s writing.
Franz Schubert: Hungarian March and Rondo, arranged by Michael Webster, Theodore Presser Company, www.presser.com.