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Return To Sorrento - Italian Songs Arranged For Trombone


Release Date: 03/27/2007 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570232   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ernesto De CurtisEduardo Di CapuaFrancesco Paolo TostiGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Joseph AlessiWarren JonesBarbara Allen
Conductor:  Virginia AllenSam Pilafian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alessi Street BandExtension EnsembleJuilliard School Trombone Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes italian song(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Juilliard School Trombone Choir, Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band, Alessi Street Band, Extension Ensemble. Conductors: Virginia Allen, Sam Pilafian. Soloists: Joseph Alessi, Warren Jones, Barbara Allen. Includes italian song(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Juilliard School Trombone Choir, Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band, Alessi Street Band, Extension Ensemble. Conductors: Virginia Allen, Sam Pilafian. Soloists: Joseph Alessi, Warren Jones, Barbara Allen. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alessi Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
2.
Maria, Marì by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alessi Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
3.
Canzoni napoletane (3): no 3, Marechiare by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alessi Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
4.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Warren Jones (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
5.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Warren Jones (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
6.
Les soirées musicales: no 8, La danza by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Extension Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 
Notes: Arranger: James Markey.
Theater C, SUNY, Purchase, New York (11/07/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/21/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/22/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/23/2004 - 11/24/2004) 
7.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Warren Jones (Piano), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
8.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alessi Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
9.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Barbara Allen (Piano), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
10.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alessi Street Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Elkjer. 
11.
Tetralogy of the Sun: no 1, Daybreak by Nicola Ferro
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone), Warren Jones (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
12.
Tetralogy of the Sun: no 3, Sunset by Nicola Ferro
Performer:  Warren Jones (Piano), Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/22/2004 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts and Letters, N. 
13.
Napoli by James Kazik
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Conductor:  Virginia Allen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard School Trombone Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Theater C, SUNY, Purchase, New York (11/07/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/21/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/22/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/23/2004 - 11/24/2004)
This selection is based on a theme by Luigi Denza. 
14.
Volare by Domenico Modugno
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Conductor:  Sam Pilafian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; Italy 
Notes: Arranger: Sammy Nestico.
Theater C, SUNY, Purchase, New York (11/07/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/21/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/22/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/23/2004 - 11/24/2004) 
15.
The caddy: That's amore by Harry Warren
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Conductor:  Sam Pilafian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Sammy Nestico.
Theater C, SUNY, Purchase, New York (11/07/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/21/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/22/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/23/2004 - 11/24/2004) 
16.
Arrivederci, Roma by Renato Rascel
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Tenor Trombone), Joseph Alessi (Alto Trombone)
Conductor:  Sam Pilafian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Arrangers: Perez Prado; Robert Elkjer.
Theater C, SUNY, Purchase, New York (11/07/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/21/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/22/2004); American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y.C. (11/23/2004 - 11/24/2004) 

Sound Samples

Torna a Surriento (Come back to Sorrento) (arr. for trombone): Torna a Surriento (Come Back to Sorrento) (arr. for trombone)
Maria, Mari (arr. for trombone)
Marechiare (arr. for trombone)
Turandot (arr. for trombone): Turandot, Act III: Nessun dorma (arr. for trombone)
Madama Butterfly (arr. for trombone): Madama Butterfly, Act II: Un bel di vedremo (arr. for trombone)
Les soirees musicales (arr. for trombone and brass quintet): Les soirees musicales: No. 8. La danza, "Tarantella napoletana" (arr. for trombone and brass quintet)
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (arr. for trombone): Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture (arr. for trombone)
La boheme (arr. for trombone): La boheme, Act II: Quando m'en vo' soletta, "Musetta's Waltz" (arr. for trombone)
Gianni Schicchi (arr. for trombone): Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (arr. for trombone)
La traviata: Act I: Brindisi: Libiam ne' lieti calici, "Drinking Song" (arr. for trombone)
Daybreak
Sunset
Variations on Napoli (arr. for trombone ensemble)
Nel Blu, Dipinto di Blu, "Volare" (arr. for trombone and big band)
That's Amore (arr. for trombone and big band)
Arrivederci Roma (arr. for trombone and big band)

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