Gerard Schwarz, trumpet | New Music for Trumpet

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New Music for Trumpet

by Gerard Schwarz, trumpet

If you like the trumpet, you will love this exhibition by Gerard Schwarz, Virtuoso trumpet extraordinaire, who now leads the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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1. Henry Brant: Concerto for Trumpet and Nine Instruments - Con bri
8:22 album only
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2. Sostenuto
7:59 album only
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3. Ritmico, ironico
6:13 album only
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4. Elliot Carter: Canon for Three - In memory of Igor Stravinsky
1:48 album only
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5. Richard Moryl: Salvos
8:29 album only
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6. Charles Whittenberg: Polyphony
4:59 album only
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7. Stefan Wolpe - Solo Piece
2:23 album only
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8. Elliot Carter: Canon for Three - repeated with flugelhorn, corne
1:39 album only

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New Music For Trumpet GERARD SCHWARZ, trumpet

Henry Brant Concerto for Trumpet and Nine Instruments
Elliott Carter Canon for Three (version 1)
Richard Moryl Salvos
Charles Whittenberg Polyphony
Stefan Wolpe Solo Piece
Elliott Carter Canon for Three (version 2)

Gerard Schwarz, trumpet solo Brant: Concerto for Trumpet and Nine Instruments
Henry Brant, conductor
Gerard Schwarz, Louis Ranger, Stanley Rosenzweig (trumpets) Carter: Canon for Three
Gerard Schwarz, trumpet solo Moryl: Salvos
Whittenberg: Polyphony
Wolpe: Solo Piece

The Henry Brant "Concerto for Trumpet and Nine Instruments" comes from his 1935-1945 period when he sought to exploit different musical ingredients in each work, but singly, not in superimposition. In its 3 movements the trumpet appears both as a lyric, and as a scherzo-oriented instrument in several different idioms which are applications of various kinds of musical Americana. Abstractions of jazz elements appear, as well as ironic comment.

The Elliott Carter "Canon for Three" (In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky), can be performed by any three instruments, with different colors, having the proper range. One of the three versions Carter mentioned in the score is for muted trumpets using three different mutes. This recording begins with this version, and ends the recording with an open version using three different trumpet-like-instruments (flugelhorn, cornet and regular trumpet).

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