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Prelude to Paradise

Remington / Tcu Percussion Orch / West,Brian A.
Release Date: 05/05/2015 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1559   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jacob RemingtonCasey CangelosiRyan GeorgeMatt Moore,   ... 
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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For its second recording on Albany Records, the famed TCU Percussion Orchestra performs seven works written by composers from Texas, the midwest and Oregon in world premiere recordings. Under the direction of Brian A. West, the ensemble has commissioned and premiered more than 20 works. The TCU Percussion Orchestra has been showcased at the Percussive Arts Society's International Conventions in 2005, 2008 and 2011. Dr. West, an active clinician, composer/arranger, and adjudicator for a variety of percussive events, is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of North Texas. He is the Percussion Artistic Director for the International Festival of Winds and Percussion. For its second recording on Albany Records, the famed TCU Percussion Orchestra performs seven works written by composers from Texas, the midwest and Oregon in world premiere recordings. Under the direction of Brian A. West, the ensemble has commissioned and premiered more than 20 works. The TCU Percussion Orchestra has been showcased at the Percussive Arts Society's International Conventions in 2005, 2008 and 2011. Dr. West, an active clinician, composer/arranger, and adjudicator for a variety of percussive events, is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of North Texas. He is the Percussion Artistic Director for the International Festival of Winds and Percussion. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prelude to Paradise, for percussion ensemble by Jacob Remington
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Occhio, for percussion ensemble by Casey Cangelosi
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Length: 14 Minutes 32 Secs. 
3.
Consider the Birds, for percussion ensemble by Ryan George
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013 
Length: 9 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
Critical Mass, for percussion ensemble by Matt Moore
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012 
Length: 10 Minutes 12 Secs. 
5.
Nocturne for percussion ensemble by Pius Cheung
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Length: 10 Minutes 8 Secs. 
6.
Burladingen beim ersten Schneefall, image for percussion orchestra by Martin Blessinger
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Length: 10 Minutes 20 Secs. 
7.
Doors, for percussion orchestra by Dave Hall
Conductor:  Brian A. West
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 

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