Notes from Faraway Places – David Sampson

Notes from Faraway Places – David Sampson

Label: Summit Records

Release date: Sept. 2016

Catalog number: 681

Tracks:

> 01 Fanfare for Canterbury Cathedral
comp: David Sampson
> 02 Tenebrae (for Trumpet and Organ)
comp: David Sampson
> 03 Without Warning (for Piano)
comp: David Sampson
> 04 Mock Attack! (for Clarinet)
comp: David Sampson
> 05 A Family Portrait (for Brass Quintet)
comp: David Sampson
> 06 Evensong (for Tuba and Electronics)
comp: David Sampson
> 07 The Death of Macbeth (for Solo Timpani and Percussion Quartet )
comp: David Sampson
> 08 Notes from Faraway Places, Suite 3 (3 Suites for solo trumpet + 3 duets) I. New York City, New York
comp: David Sampson
> 09 Notes from Faraway Places, Suite 3 (3 Suites for solo trumpet + 3 duets) II. The Crow's Nest
> 10 Notes from Faraway Places, Suite 3 (3 Suites for solo trumpet + 3 duets) III. Solo
> 11 Notes from Faraway Places, Suite 3 (3 Suites for solo trumpet + 3 duets) IV. Santa Barbara, California
> 12 Notes from Faraway Places, Suite 3 (3 Suites for solo trumpet + 3 duets) V. Duet III for Two Trumpets
> 13 Smoky Mountain Fanfare (for Brass Quintet)
comp: David Sampson
> 14 Changewater (for Eight Trombones) I. Red Mill
comp: David Sampson
> 15 Changewater (for Eight Trombones) II. Musconetcong
> 16 Changewater (for Eight Trombones) III. Holly Derry Run
> 17 Inamere (for 12 Trumpets)
comp: David Sampson

Over the decades, David Sampson (b. 1951, Charlottesville, Virginia) has emerged as a leading composer uniquely acclaimed for the integrity of his music. His works have been described as intensely honest and human, taking his audiences through rich experiences filled with depth and emotion.

  • Fanfare for Canterbury Cathedral performed by American Brass Quintet, Quo Vadis Brass Quintet
  • Tenebrae for Trumpet and Organ performed by Raymond Mase, Trent Johnson
  • Mock Attack for Clarinet performed by Andy Lamy
  • Without Warning for Piano performed by Steven Beck
  • A Family Portrait for Brass Quintet performed by Philadelphia Brass
  • Evensong for Tuba and Electronics performed by Scott Mendoker
  • The Death of Macbeth for Solo Timpani and Percussion Quartet performed by James Musto, Tom Murphy, Nancy Pontius, David Stockton, Jeff Willet
  • Notes from Faraway Places, Suite 3 for Two Trumpets performed by Donald Batchelder, Raymond Mase
  • Changewater for Eight Trombones performed by Richard Clark, Richard Harris, Tom Hutchinson, Chris Olnes, Michael Powell, Tim Albright, Kenneth Finn, John Rojak
  • Inamere for 12 Trumpets performed by Julliard School Trumpet Students
  • Smoky Mountain Fanfare for Brass Quintet performed by Philadelphia Brass
  • Among Sampson’s chamber music works are Dectet (Chicago Chamber Musicians), Chesapeake, Morning Music, Distant Voices (American Brass Quintet), Breathing Lessons (Chamber Music America/Amherst Saxophone Quintet), What The Living Do (Gail Williams and friends), Memories To Keep Awhile (David Elton and friends), and Short Stories (Chamber Music America/Pew Charitable Trust/Aspen Wind Quintet).

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