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Rodney Mack - Spirit Of The Trumpeter


Release Date: 02/25/2003 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 552   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean-Baptiste ArbanEugène BozzaAdolphus HailstorkAaron Copland,   ... 
Performer:  Rodney MackKaren Walwyn
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The sound of Rodney Mack's trumpet has reverberated throughout the world; whether playing baroque piccolo trumpet or interpreting works commissioned especially for him. He was born in New Orleans where he began his musical studies at the age of six. When he was eleven, he began taking classical trumpet lessons with his cousin, Wynton Marsalis. He made his solo debut with the New Orleans Symphony at the age of fifteen. At the age of nineteen, he performed as a soloist with the Boston Pops. Classical concert pianist Karen Walwyn made her New York recital debut at Merkin Hall. The concert was quickly followed by her debut performance on National Public Radio. She has served on the faculties of the School of Music at the University of Michigan Read more in Ann Arbor and at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations for Trumpet on "Carnival of Venice" by Jean-Baptiste Arban
Performer:  Rodney Mack (Trumpet), Karen Walwyn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: Arranged: Donald Hunsberger 
2.
Caprice for Trumpet and Organ, Op. 47 by Eugène Bozza
Performer:  Rodney Mack (Trumpet), Karen Walwyn (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; France 
3.
Variations for Trumpet and Piano by Adolphus Hailstork
Performer:  Karen Walwyn (Piano), Rodney Mack (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
4.
Quiet City by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Karen Walwyn (Piano), Rodney Mack (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Westall 
5.
Concerto for Trumpet by Alexander Arutiunian
Performer:  Karen Walwyn (Piano), Rodney Mack (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; Armenia 
6.
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child by Traditional
Performer:  Karen Walwyn (Piano), Rodney Mack (Trumpet)
Written: USA 
7.
La Virgen de la Macarena by Traditional
Performer:  Karen Walwyn (Piano), Rodney Mack (Trumpet)
Notes: Arranged: Charles Koff 
8.
Lied for Trumpet and Organ by Eugène Bozza
Performer:  Karen Walwyn (Piano), Rodney Mack (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; France 

Sound Samples

Variations sur Le Carnaval de Venise (The Carnival of Venice)
Caprice, Op. 47
Variations for Trumpet
La Virgin de la Macarena
Lied
Quiet City (arr. for trumpet and piano)
Trumpet Concerto
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

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