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Canadian Brass - The Classics

Canadian Brass
Release Date: 04/05/2011 
Label:  Opening Day   Catalog #: 7400   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Joseph MouretHenry PurcellThomas MorleyOtto Nicolai,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Classics (ODR 7400) feature three full-length CDs containing 49 tracks. Pachelbel to Purcell includes their classic version of Pachelbel Canon, Mouret’s Rondeau (familiar as the Theme to Masterpiece Theatre) and the wedding staple Trumpet Voluntary. Between Bach & Handel features all-time works by these two great Baroque giants including Suite from Water Music, the famous Largo from Xerxes and a rousing Hallelujah Chorus by Handel along with a tuneful “Little” Fugue in G minor, an expansive Toccata and Fugue in D minor and the popular Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring all by Bach. With Mozart & More, the Brass explore classical and romantic composers performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Bizet, Paganini and more. The final Read more track, Amazing Grace, makes for the perfect finale creating a treasure trove of classic Canadian Brass tracks of nearly 2 ½ hours. A must-have collection for every Canadian Brass fan!

Pachelbel to Purcell (Disc 1)
Rondeau, Sonata in D major for Trumpet, Concert in G major, My Bonny Lass, Cor Royal, Canon, A la clair fontaine, Now is the Month of Maying, Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke), Organ Processional "Westminster Abbey", Trumpet Voluntary (Stanley), Trumpet Tune and Ayre, Toccata (Frescobaldi), The Lord is My Shepherd, Greensleeves, Come Again Sweet Love Doth Now Invite, Tallis's Canon and Hosanna.

Between Bach & Handel (Disc 2)
Suite from Water Music, Minuet from Music for the Royal Fireworks, Largo, Hodie Christus natus est, Hallelujah Chorus, Hosanna to the Son of David, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Hallelujah Amen, My Heart Ever Faithful, Fugue in G minor "Little", Where'er You Walk, Contrapunctus 1 and Chorale from Cantata No. 147.

Mozart & More (Disc 3)
Ode to Joy, Horn Quintet Rondo Allegro, Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, Farandole, Toreador Song, In the Hall of the Mountain King, We hasten with Faltering yet Eager Footsteps, Trumpet Concerto Andante (Haydn), Saint Anthony Chorale, Sanctus, Gaudeamus igitur, Jerusalem, Caprice No. 24, Sakura/Kimigayo and Amazing Grace.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Suite de Symphonies no 1: 1st movement, Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1729; France 
2.
Sonata for Trumpet and Strings in D major, Z 850 by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1694; England 
3.
Canzonets or Little Short Aers to Five and Sixe Voices: My bonny lasse shee smyleth by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
4.
Cor royale by Otto Nicolai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
5.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
6.
A la claire fontaine by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Written: France 
7.
Now is the month of maying by Thomas Morley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
8.
Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
9.
Organ Processional "Westminster Abbey" by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
10.
Voluntaries (10) for Organ, book 2, Op. 6: no 5 in D major "Trumpet" by John Stanley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752; England 
11.
Trumpet Tune by Henry Purcell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
12.
Toccata by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century 
13.
What child is this? by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
14.
Firste Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 17, Come againe, sweet love doth now envite by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1597; England 
15.
Canon and Hosanna by Thomas Tallis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
16.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Suite by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
17.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
18.
Hodie Christus natus est by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Netherlands 
19.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
20.
Hosanna to the Son of David by Orlando Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
21.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
22.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Hallelujah by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
23.
Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, BWV 68: no 2, Mein gläubiges Herze by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
24.
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; Arnstadt, Germany 
25.
Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
26.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
27.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
28.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
29.
Quintet for Horn, Violin, 2 Violas and Cello in E flat major, K 407 (386c): 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
30.
Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 905 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
31.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
32.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
33.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
34.
Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78: Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten, o Jesu, o Meister by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
35.
Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, H 7e no 1: Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
36.
Mass in D minor, H 22 no 11 "Nelsonmesse": Gloria by Franz Joseph Haydn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Vienna, Austria 
37.
Sanctus by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
38.
Gaudeamus igitur by Franz Liszt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
39.
Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; England 
40.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
41.
Sakura by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Written: Japan 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley that also includes the Japanese national anthem, Kimigayo. 
42.
Amazing Grace by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass

Sound Samples

Premiere Suite de Symphonies: I. Rondeau (arr. W Barnes)
Trumpet Sonata in D major, Z. 850 (arr. W. Barnes)
Keyboard Concerto in G major, BWV 973 (arr. of Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in G major, RV 299) (arr. F. Mills)
Ballets for 5 Voices, Book 1 (arr. W. Barnes): Ballets for 5 Voices, Book 1: My bonny lasse shee smyleth (arr. W. Barnes)
Cor royal (arr. W. Barnes)
Canon and Gigue in D major: Canon (arr. W. Barnes)
A la Claire Fontaine (arr. W. Barnes)
Ballets for 5 Voices, Book 1 (arr. W. Barnes): Ballets for 5 Voices, Book 1: No. 11. Now is the month of maying (Se ben mi c'ha bon tempo) (arr. W. Barnes)
Suite in D major: IV. Rondo: The Prince of Denmark's March, "Trumpet Voluntary" (arr. W. Barnes)
Lord of earth and all creation (arr. W. Barnes)
Trumpet Voluntary (arr. W. Barnes)
The Indian Queen, Z. 630: Trumpet tune - Air (arr. W. Barnes): The Indian Queen, Z. 630: Trumpet Tune - Air (arr. W. Barnes)
Toccata (arr. F. Mills)
The Lord's My Shepherd (arr. W. Barnes)
Greensleeves (arr. W. Barnes)
Book of Songs, Book 1: Come again, sweet love doth now invite (arr. W. Barnes)
All praise to Thee, My God, This Night (arr. W. Barnes)
Hosanna (arr. W. Barnes)
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. F. Mills and T. Rickard): III. Allegro
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. F. Mills and T. Rickard): VI. Air
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. F. Mills and T. Rickard): IX. Hornpipe
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. F. Mills and T. Rickard): X. Allegro: Maestoso
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: V. Menuet I (arr. W. Barnes)
Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Ombra mai fu, "Largo" (arr. W. Barnes)
Hodie Christus natus est (arr. W. Barnes)
Messiah, HWV 56, Part II: Hallelujah Chorus (arr. F. Mills)
Hosanna to the Son of David (arr. W. Barnes)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. F. Mills)
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63, Part III: Halleluja! Amen (arr. W. Barnes)
Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, BWV 68: Aria: Mein glaubiges Herze (arr. W. Barnes)
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578, "Little Fugue" (arr. R. Romm)
Semele, HWV 58: IV. Where e'er you walk (arr. W. Barnes)
Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV 1080: Contrapunctus I (arr. W. Barnes)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring) (arr. W. Barnes)

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