Barton Cummings...a Retrospective - Schubert, etc

Album Summary

>Grundman, Clare : Tuba Rhapsody, for tuba & band
>Ostrander, Linda : Time Out, for tuba
>Uber, David : Rhythmic Contours, for tuba & percussion
>Schubert, Franz : Schwanengesang, D 957
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Beversdorf, Thomas : Sonata for bass tuba & piano
>Williams, Danny : Blues for Bart, for tuba & jazz ensemble
>Holloman, Samuel : Music for Tuba
>Christensen, James : Ballad, for tuba
>Ross, Walter : Midnight Variations, for tuba & tape
>Ha, Jae Eun : Pieces for tuba
>Curnow, James : Concertino for tuba & band
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This is a CD of virtuoso tuba playing. Many works were written specifically for the artist, and all are breathtaking examples of exceptional technique and musicianship. The great tubist Harvey Phillips says, "This CD exhibits musicianship of the highest order with all brass afficionados' requirements of beautiful tone, timbre and clean technique; it is a CD to enjoyrepeatedly."



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Works Details

>Grundman, Clare : Tuba Rhapsody, for tuba & band
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Ostrander, Linda : Time Out, for tuba :: 1. Cycles
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Uber, David : Rhythmic Contours, for tuba & percussion :: 1. Allegro non troppo
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Schubert, Franz : Schwanengesang, D 957
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Beversdorf, Thomas : Sonata for bass tuba & piano :: 1. Allegro con moto
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Williams, Danny : Blues for Bart, for tuba & jazz ensemble
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Holloman, Samuel : Music for Tuba
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Christensen, James : Ballad, for tuba
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Ross, Walter : Midnight Variations, for tuba & tape
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Ha, Jae Eun : Pieces for tuba
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 11 sec.
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Curnow, James : Concertino for tuba & band
  • Performer: Barton Cummings (Tuba)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Live