Brass Tracks

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Monday, February 03, 2014

Bold and brazen are the organ's trumpet pipes and the ensemble that pits its energy against the King of Instruments.

Program details:

MICHAEL McCABE: Trumpet Tune –Massimo Nosetti (1948 Tamburini/Messina Cathedral, Italy) Syrius 141403.

JOHN GARDNER: Sonata da Chiesa sopra un tema di Claudio Monteverdi, Op. 136 –Cosmopolitan Brass; Stephen King (1991 Daniel/Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Helen, Brentwood, England) Toccata Classics 48.

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT (trans. Spang-Hanssen): Morceau Symphonique for Trombone and Organ, Op. 88 –Niels-Ole Bo Johansen, trombone; Ulrik Spang-Hanssen (1989 Oberlinger/Mariae Namen Church, Hanau, Germany) Classico 122.

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY: The Gospel According to Sister Aimee (2012) –Pacific Symphony Brass & Percussion Ensemble/Carl St. Clair, director; Paul Jacobs (2008 Fisk/Segerstrom concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA) Naxos 8.5597749.

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