What to listen to?

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  1. Aussie Matt

    Aussie Matt Pianissimo User

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    After a fair few years listening to jazz—and a lot more listening to rock—I've taken to classical and am loving it. I am wondering if anyone has any recommendations of what to listen to?
    I recently bought two Alison Balsam CDs (Caprice and Hummel and Haydn Concertos) and they are superb. Håkan Hardenberger's name keeps cropping up and I'd like to listen to him. So, where to now?
    Many thanks.
     
  2. stumac

    stumac Fortissimo User

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    Maurice Andre, our own Geoffrey Payne, the ABC 2 disc set The essential trumpet Bright,Bold and Beautiful.

    Regards, Stuart.
     
  3. rettepnoj

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    Tine Thing Helseth
     
  4. tedh1951

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    The London Trumpet Sound Vol II (through the ABC Shop) - amazing.
     
  5. bumblebee

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    Anything by Empire Brass, Canadian Brass, and of course Mnozil Brass. My Empire Brass CDs are quite old now and I think apart from Rolf Smedvig they have a different lineup, and Ronald Romm isn't with the Canadian Brass any more I think -- but they should still be good to hear.

    --bumblebee
     
  6. Kujo20

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    I'll agree with the Helseth comment, great sound from her! I would also look at some of Wynton's classical stuff.

    Kujo
     
  7. stevesf

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    Soloists:
    Hakan Hardenberger (one of my faves too)
    Maurice Andre
    Rafael Mendez

    Brass Groups:
    Canadian Brass
    Empire Brass
    London Symphony Brass
    Black Dyke Mills Brass Band
    Grimethorpe Collery Brass Band
    and one special recording of Gabrielli Antiphonal music featuring NY Phil, Chicago Sym.,Philidelphia Orch and Cleaveland Orch. brass sections of the 60's

    Orchestral:
    Beethoven
    Mahler
    Wagner
    Richard Strauss
    Stravinksky
    Prokofiev
    Shostakovich
    Tchaikovsky
    Rachmaninov
    Ravel
    Debussy
    Holst
    Elgar
    Vaughn Williams
    Walton
    Respighi

    just for starters lol

    Have fun!
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2011
  8. Aussie Matt

    Aussie Matt Pianissimo User

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    Thanks everyone, that's a great list. I appreciate your help.
     
  9. stevesf

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    Just thought of a few composers/countries I left off....
    Bartok
    Kodaly
    Dvorak
    Janacek
    Sibelius
    Nielson
    Grieg
    Copland
    Gershwin
    and last but not least
    Bernstein
     
  10. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium
    Beethoven: Ninth Symphony
    Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
    Copland: Third Symphony
    Elgar: Enigma Variations (especially Nimrod)
    Hindemith: Mathis der Maler, Symphonic Metamorphosis, Trumpet Sonate
    Holst: The Planets
    Ligeti: Requiem
    Mahler: Eighth symphony
    Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
    Mozart: Requiem
    Shostakovitch: Fitfh Symphony
    Verdi: Requiem
    Walton: First Symphony

    Should be a good start. Tell us what you like and why and I'm sure the community will add more!

    Have fun!
     

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