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Trombonastics - Bizet, Brahms, Et Al / Alessi, Fujiwara


Release Date: 04/02/2002 
Label:  Summit Records   Catalog #: 314   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Georges BizetTommy PedersonStjepan SulekOlivier Messiaen,   ... 
Performer:  Joseph AlessiAmi FujiwaraKo-ichiro YamamotoSteve Norrel,   ... 
Conductor:  Virginia Allen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard Alumni Trombone Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by George Gershwin. Soloist: Joseph Alessi. Includes work(s) by George Gershwin. Soloist: Joseph Alessi. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen Fantasy by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Ami Fujiwara (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 13 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Elkjer 
2.
Concerto for Trombone "Cogent Caprice" by Tommy Pederson
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Ko-ichiro Yamamoto (Trombone), Steve Norrel (Bass Trombone),
Colin Williams (Trombone), James Markey (Trombone), Nitzah Haroz (Trombone),
Stephen Lange (Trombone), Stefan Sanders (Bass Trombone)
Conductor:  Virginia Allen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard Alumni Trombone Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Trombone "Vox Gabrieli" by Stjepan Sulek
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Ami Fujiwara (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; Yugoslavia 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 8 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Vocalise-Etude for Clarinet and Piano by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Ami Fujiwara (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Barbara Allen (Harp), Joseph Alessi (Trombone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1882; France 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Barbara Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
7.
Doolallynastics (A Brief Torture for Unaccompanied Trombone) by Bryan E. Lynn
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8.
Rosalie: How long has this been goin' on? by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Ami Fujiwara (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Someone to Watch Over me" and "Fascinatin Rhythm."
Arranged: Robert Elkjer 
9.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 5 in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Stefan Sanders (Bass Trombone), Steve Norrel (Bass Trombone),
Nitzah Haroz (Trombone), Stephen Lange (Trombone), James Markey (Trombone),
Colin Williams (Trombone), Ko-ichiro Yamamoto (Trombone)
Conductor:  Virginia Allen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard Alumni Trombone Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Elkjer 
10.
Variations in F sharp minor for Trombone, Op. 24 by Léon Stekke
Performer:  Joseph Alessi (Trombone), Ami Fujiwara (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Length: 13 Minutes 27 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Carmen Fantasy - I. Prelude to Act IV: (Bizet)
Carmen Fantasy - II. Seguidilla: (Bizet)
Carmen Fantasy - III. Intermezzo: (Bizet)
Carmen Fantasy - IV. Habenera: (Bizet)
Carmen Fantasy - V. Dance Boheme: (Bizet)
Cogent Caprice: (Pederson)
Sonata 'Vox Gabrieli': (Sulek)
Vocalise-Etude in La Lent, Avec charme: (Messiaen)
Beau soir: (Debussy)
La fille aux cheveux de lin [The Girl with the Flaxen Hair]: (Debussy)
Doolallynastics (a Brief Torture for Solo Trombone): (Lynn)
Variation in F# Minor: (Stekke)
Three Gershwin Melodies: (Gershwin)
Hungarian Dance: (Brahms)

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