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Royal Brass / Empire Brass Quintet


Release Date: 10/10/1990 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80257   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giovanni PriuliSamuel ScheidtGeorge Frideric HandelJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Rolf SmedvigJeffrey CurnowEric RuskeScott Hartman,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes fanfare(s) for 2 trumpets by Anonymous. Ensemble: Empire Brass. Soloists: Rolf Smedvig, Jeffrey Curnow, Eric Ruske, Scott Hartman, Sam Pilafian, Richard Jensen.
Includes ricercare(s) by Giovanni Palestrina. Ensemble: Empire Brass. Soloists: Rolf Smedvig, Jeffrey Curnow, Eric Ruske, Scott Hartman, Sam Pilafian.
Includes toccata(s) by Johann Jacob Froberger. Ensemble: Empire Brass. Soloists: Rolf Smedvig, Jeffrey Curnow, Eric Ruske, Scott Hartman, Sam Pilafian.
Includes fanfare(s) for 2 trumpets by Anonymous. Ensemble: Empire Brass. Soloists: Rolf Smedvig, Jeffrey Curnow, Eric Ruske, Scott Hartman, Sam Pilafian, Richard Jensen.
Includes ricercare(s) by Giovanni Palestrina. Ensemble: Empire Brass. Soloists: Rolf Smedvig, Jeffrey Curnow, Eric Ruske, Scott Hartman, Sam Pilafian.
Includes toccata(s) by Johann Jacob Froberger. Ensemble: Empire Brass. Soloists: Rolf Smedvig, Jeffrey Curnow, Eric Ruske, Scott Hartman, Sam Pilafian. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Canzon secunda a 6 by Giovanni Priuli
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Christopher Cooper (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
2.
Ludi musici, Book 1: Cantus no 26, Canzon ŕ 5 ad imitationem Bergamasca by Samuel Scheidt
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1621; Halle, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
3.
Arias (2) for Winds: no 1 in F, HWV 410 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Eric Ruske (French Horn), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
Vereingte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten, BWV 207: March by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
5.
Pavans, Galliards, Almaines (65): The Marie-Golde by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Eric Ruske (French Horn), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba),
Richard Jensen (Percussion), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
6.
Suite de Symphonies no 1: 1st movement, Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Richard Jensen (Percussion), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1729; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 1 in G major, BWV 1027 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Eric Ruske (French Horn), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 9 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Dvorak 
8.
Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Harpsichord in C major, BWV 1037 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass
The composition of this work has been attributed to J.G. Goldberg. 
9.
Patiencia by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Richard Jensen (Percussion), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
10.
Pavans, Galliards, Almaines (65): The choise by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Richard Jensen (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 0 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
11.
Pavans, Galliards, Almaines (65): Last will and testament by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Richard Jensen (Percussion), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
12.
Galliard no 5 "The New Year's Gift" by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Richard Jensen (Percussion), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 0 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
13.
Suite in G major by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet),
Richard Jensen (Percussion), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Rolf Smedvig 
14.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 49/L 301 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Richard Jensen (Percussion),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Emil Smedvig 
15.
Pavans, Galliards, Almaines (65): Suite by Anthony Holborne
Performer:  Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Richard Jensen (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1599; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
16.
Fünf-stimmigte blasende Music: Sarabande by Johann Christoph Pezel
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1685; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
17.
Banchetto musicale: Pavane by Johann Hermann Schein
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Eric Ruske (French Horn),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Richard Jensen (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1617; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 
18.
Banchetto musicale: Galliard by Johann Hermann Schein
Performer:  Eric Ruske (French Horn), Jeffrey Curnow (Trumpet), Richard Jensen (Percussion),
Sam Pilafian (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone), Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1617; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Studio A, Berkshire PAC, Lenox, Mass 
Length: 0 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Empire Brass 

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