State of the Art: The ABQ at 50 – American Brass Quintet

State of the Art: The ABQ at 50 – American Brass Quintet
Catalog number: 553


1-01 Copperware
comp: Joan Tower
1-02 Il Ritorno - Mvt. I. Prelude and Marches
comp: Robert Dennis
1-03 Il Ritorno - Mvt. II. Song and Lullaby
1-04 Il Ritorno - Mvt. III. Processions at Tivoli
1-05 The Three Tenses - Mvt. 1. I
comp: Huang Ruo
1-06 The Three Tenses - Mvt. 2. II
1-07 The Three Tenses - Mvt. 3. III
1-08 Reflecting Light
comp: Adam Schoenberg
1-09 GLAST Prelude
comp: Nolan Gasser
1-10 Cornopean Airs
comp: Paul Moravec
2-01 Two Elements - I. Water
comp: Billy Childs
2-02 Two Elements - II. Fire
2-03 Brass Quintet - Mvt. 1. I
comp: Gordon Beeferman
2-04 Brass Quintet - Mvt. 2. II
2-05 Brass Quintet - Mvt. 3. III
2-06 A Sense of Space
comp: Robert Maggio
2-07 Blue and Gold Music
comp: Justin Dello Joio
2-08 Chants and Flourishes - I. Chants
comp: David Sampson
2-09 Chants and Flourishes - II. Flourishes

A Special Two-CD Set Produced by Judith Sherman in her Grammy winning year of Classical Producer of the Year!

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, the ABQ releases a milestone recording The State of the Art: The ABQ at 50. The eleven works that make up this recording…all written for the ABQ since the year 2000…epitomize the work of this legendary ensemble in promoting serious brass chamber music for a half century

The American Brass Quintet is:
Raymond Mase, trumpet
Kevin Cobb, trumpet
David Wakefield, horn
Michael Powell, trombone
John D. Rojak, bass trombone

Here is the GLAST prelude set to video and performed by the American Brass Quintet.


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