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Light Classics - Summertime - Music For Clarinet Quartet


Release Date: 02/21/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557407   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Terence James ThompsonGeorge GershwinRik PelckmansGeorge Botsford,   ... 
Performer:  Jean Paul van SpaendonkMassimo RicciJean-Michel CharlierGuy Gérard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by WIlly Mortier. Ensemble: Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet. Soloists: Jean-Michel Charlier, Jean Paul van Spaendonk, Massimo Ricci, Guy Gérard. Includes work(s) by WIlly Mortier. Ensemble: Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet. Soloists: Jean-Michel Charlier, Jean Paul van Spaendonk, Massimo Ricci, Guy Gérard. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. City Scenes Suite by Terence James Thompson
Performer:  Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet), Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet),
Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
2. George White's Scandals of 1924: Somebody loves me by George Gershwin
Performer:  Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet), Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet),
Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Art Marshall.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
3. Slapstick by Rik Pelckmans
Performer:  Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet),
Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
4. Black and white rag by George Botsford
Performer:  Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet), Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet),
Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: James "Red" McLeod.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
5. Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet), Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet),
Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jerry Sears.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
6. Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet), Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet),
Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wolfgang Schlei.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
7. Lady, be Good: The man I love by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet), Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet),
Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jerry Sears.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
8. West Side Story: Suite by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet), Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet),
Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: P. Van Netelbosch.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
9. The Girl Friend: Blue room by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet), Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet),
Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jerry Sears.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
10. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet), Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet), Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet),
Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Massimo Ricci.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
11. Lady, Be Good!: Oh, Lady be good by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet), Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet),
Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Written: 1924 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Art Marshall.
New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 
12. Jazz Suite by WIlly Mortier
Performer:  Jean-Michel Charlier (Clarinet), Guy Gérard (Bass Clarinet), Massimo Ricci (E Flat Clarinet),
Jean Paul van Spaendonk (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian National Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Bel 
Length: 12 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: New Hall, Music Conservatory, Namur, Belgium (01/15/1997 - 01/17/1997) 

Sound Samples

City Scenes: I. A Stroll in the City
City Scenes: II. Blowing the Blues
City Scenes: III. Hot Potato Boogie
George White's Scandals of 1924: Somebody Loves Me (arr. A. Marshall)
Slapstick
Jazz Suite: I. Rainbow Bridge
Jazz Suite: II. The Maid of the Mist
Jazz Suite: III. Skylon
Jazz Suite: IV. Oneida
Jazz Suite: V. Clifton Hill
Jazz Suite: VI. Pyramid Place
Black and White Rag (arr. J. McLeod)
Show Girl: Liza (arr. J. Sears)
3 Preludes (arr. W. Schlei): I. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
3 Preludes (arr. W. Schlei): II. Andante con moto e poco rubato
3 Preludes (arr. W. Schlei): III. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
Lady, be Good!: The Man I Love (arr. J. Sears): The Man I Love: The Man I Love (arr. J. Sears)
West Side Story: Suite (arr. P. Van Netelbosch): I. Allegro
West Side Story: Suite (arr. P. Van Netelbosch): II. Allegro
West Side Story: Suite (arr. P. Van Netelbosch): III. Tempo di valse
West Side Story: Suite (arr. P. Van Netelbosch): IV. Lento espressivo
The Girl Friend: The Blue Room (arr. J. Sears)
Porgy and Bess, Act I: Summertime (arr. M. Ricci): Porgy and Bess, Act I: Summertime (arr. W. Ricci)
Lady, be Good!: Oh, lady, be good! (arr. A. Marshall): Lady, Be Good!: Oh, Lady Be Good! (arr. A. Marshall)

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