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Commissions & Concertos / Holcomb, Hawes, Jokipii, Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble

Engebretson / Hidas / Mayuzumi / Hawes
Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1252  
Composer:  Mark EngebretsonFrigyes HidasToshiro MayuzumiJerzy Sapieyevski,   ... 
Performer:  Randall HawesAlex Jokipii
Conductor:  Paula Holcomb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble conducted by Paul Holcomb, presents its first recording that includes music commissioned for the Ensemble and superb soloists. The renowned bass trombone player, Randall Hawes, is featured on Hungarian composer Hidas Frigyes’ Rhapsody and Alex Jokipii, principal trumpet of the Buffalo Philharmonic is the soloist for Jerzy Sapievevski’s Concerto. There is also a Concerto for Percussion by Japanese composer Toshiro Mayuzumi with soloists from the Wind Ensemble. Mark Engebretson’s Symphony for Winds is a commissioned work and this as well as Karl Boelter’s Mountains and Mesas receive their world premiere recordings. The SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble conducted by Paul Holcomb, presents its first recording that includes music commissioned for the Ensemble and superb soloists. The renowned bass trombone player, Randall Hawes, is featured on Hungarian composer Hidas Frigyes’ Rhapsody and Alex Jokipii, principal trumpet of the Buffalo Philharmonic is the soloist for Jerzy Sapievevski’s Concerto. There is also a Concerto for Percussion by Japanese composer Toshiro Mayuzumi with soloists from the Wind Ensemble. Mark Engebretson’s Symphony for Winds is a commissioned work and this as well as Karl Boelter’s Mountains and Mesas receive their world premiere recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony for Winds by Mark Engebretson
Conductor:  Paula Holcomb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2. Rhapsody for Bass Trombone and Wind Band by Frigyes Hidas
Performer:  Randall Hawes (Bass Trombone)
Conductor:  Paula Holcomb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Hungary 
3. Concerto for Percussion and Wind Orchestra by Toshiro Mayuzumi
Conductor:  Paula Holcomb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Japan 
4. Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Orchestra by Jerzy Sapieyevski
Performer:  Alex Jokipii (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Paula Holcomb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
5. Mountains and Mesas by Karl Boelter
Conductor:  Paula Holcomb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suny Fredonia Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

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