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Class Brass / Empire Brass


Release Date: 11/21/1989 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80220   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyEdvard GriegAlexander Borodin,   ... 
Performer:  Martin HacklemanRolf SmedvigScott HartmanSam Pilafian,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Troika by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12b, Act 2 - Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
3. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 3, Op. 101: no 2, Morning Dance by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
4. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5. Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances - Excerpt(s) by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
6. Mlada: Suite - Procession of the nobles by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
7. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 22, Act 3 - Danse napolitaine by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Martin Hackleman (French Horn),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 5 in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Martin Hackleman (French Horn),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
9. Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Martin Hackleman (French Horn),
Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
10. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 8 in G minor, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Martin Hackleman (French Horn),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11. Carmen: March of the Toreadors by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12. Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
13. Appalachian Spring: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14. Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 1, Buckaroo Holiday by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet),
Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
15. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Dance of the Comedians by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet),
Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
16. Estancia, Op. 8: Excerpt(s) by Alberto Ginastera
Performer:  Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
17. Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Martin Hackleman (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
18. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Martin Hackleman (French Horn),
Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
19. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Wedding by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Martin Hackleman (French Horn), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/1989 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 

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