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Chicago Brass Quintet

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>Monteverdi, Claudio : Vespers
>     Deus in Adjutorium
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Ecco mormorar l'onde (Libro 2)
>Haines, Edmund : Toccata for brass quintet
>Hopkins, James : Quintet for brass No 1
>Mattern, James : Sonata breve, for brass quintet
>Falla, Manuel de : The Three Cornered Hat
>     Miller's Dance
>Falla, Manuel de : El Amor Brujo, suite
>     [Excerpt]
>Bartók, Béla : Work(s)
>     Magyar Tanc
>Bartók, Béla : Mikrokosmos, Sz 107
>     Melody
>Bartók, Béla : Song of the Fox, for piano (Mikrokosmos Vol. 3/95a), Sz. 107/3/95a, BB 105/95a
>Bartók, Béla : Swine-herd's Dance
>     "The Cricket Marries", for piano (For Children Vol. 2/42), Sz. 42/2/42, BB 53/42
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Hopak
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Age of Gold
>     Polka
>Scriabin, Alexander : Work(s)
>     Prelude
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell Overture
>     Finale

Album Summary

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Vespers
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Ecco mormorar l'onde (Libro 2)
>Haines, Edmund : Toccata for brass quintet
>Hopkins, James : Quintet for brass No 1
>Mattern, James : Sonata breve, for brass quintet
>Falla, Manuel de : The Three Cornered Hat
>Falla, Manuel de : El Amor Brujo, suite
>Bartók, Béla : Work(s)
>Bartók, Béla : Mikrokosmos, Sz 107
>Bartók, Béla : Song of the Fox, for piano (Mikrokosmos Vol. 3/95a), Sz. 107/3/95a, BB 105/95a
>Bartók, Béla : Swine-herd's Dance
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Hopak
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Age of Gold
>Scriabin, Alexander : Work(s)
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell Overture
Ensemble Composers


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The Chicago Brass Quintet
Edmund Haines, Toccata; James Hopkins, Brass Quintet No. 1; James Mattern, Sonata Breve. PLUS these exciting transcriptions for brass quintet of popular classical works: De Falla, Miller’s Dance from The Three Cornered Hat and Suite from El Amor Brujo; Bartok, Folk Song Suite; Mussorgsky, Hopak; Shostakovich, Polka from The Age of Gold; Scriabin, Prelude; Rimsky-Korsakov, Flight of the Bumblebee; Rossini, William Tell Overture; Monteverdi, two works from Vespers. The Chicago Brass Quintet, formed in 1964, has established itself as one of the best brass quintets in the world. This CD includes newly recorded works plus newly remastered favorites from the group’s first LP. “one of the premiere ensembles of our time” (ITG Journal).
Submitted on 11/19/10 by JAMES R. OESTREICH, The New York Times 
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Works Details

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Vespers :: Deus in Adjutorium
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1610

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Ecco mormorar l'onde (Libro 2)
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1590

>Haines, Edmund : Toccata for brass quintet
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Hopkins, James : Quintet for brass No 1
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Mattern, James : Sonata breve, for brass quintet
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 7 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1959

>Falla, Manuel de : The Three Cornered Hat :: Miller's Dance
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1921

>Falla, Manuel de : El Amor Brujo, suite :: [Excerpt]
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1916-1917

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Work(s) :: Magyar Tanc
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1890-1945

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Mikrokosmos, Sz 107 :: Melody
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926-1939

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Song of the Fox, for piano (Mikrokosmos Vol. 3/95a), Sz. 107/3/95a, BB 105/95a
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926-1939

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Swine-herd's Dance :: "The Cricket Marries", for piano (For Children Vol. 2/42), Sz. 42/2/42, BB 53/42
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1908-1910

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Hopak
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1872-1880

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Age of Gold :: Polka
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Notes: Composition written: 1930.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Scriabin, Alexander : Work(s) :: Prelude
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell Overture :: Finale
  • Ensemble: Chicago Brass Quintet
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1829