The Art of the Posthorn - Douglas Hedwig (posthorn); Douglas Hedwig (piano); Jorge Parodi (piano)

Track Listing
  1. Postal horn signal: Departure and arrival of express mail, Prussia
  2. Waltz for postal trumpet (No. 23, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 1)
  3. Sinfonia alla Posta in E flat major: Alla Pollaca
  4. Postal horn signal: Karlsbad postal call
  5. L?ndler for natural posthorn (No. 19, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 1)
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  1. Postal horn signal: Departure and arrival of express mail, Prussia
  2. Waltz for postal trumpet (No. 23, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 1)
  3. Sinfonia alla Posta in E flat major: Alla Pollaca
  4. Postal horn signal: Karlsbad postal call
  5. L?ndler for natural posthorn (No. 19, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 1)
  6. Notturno for winds & Turkish band in C major, Op. 34: Polaca
  7. Galopp for natural posthorn (No. 17, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 1)
  8. Postal horn signal: Departure call, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  9. Serenade No. 9 for orchestra in D major ("Posthorn"), K. 320: Menuetto II
  10. Postal horn signal: Extra-post delivery, Austro-Hungary
  11. Postal horn signal: Freight coach delivery, Austro-Hungary
  12. Symphony in A major, MH 302 (P 15): Menuetto
  13. Postal horn signal: Extra-post arrival, Thurn and Taxis, Germany
  14. Postal horn signal: Departure of postal carrier, Thurn and Taxis, Germany
  15. An somnio? Anne vigilio?, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, MH 279 (KL 5:21): Marcia
  16. Postal horn signal: Departure call, Sweden
  17. Galop No. 10, for natural posthorn
  18. The Postillion Waltz, for posthorn & piano (or orchestra)
  19. Postal horn signal: Private postal delivery, Hanover
  20. Schleswig-Holstein meerumschlungen (Schleswig-Holstein Between the Seas), national anthem of Schleswig-Holstein
  21. Die Post ("Von der Strasse her"), song for voice & piano (Winterreise), D. 911/13 (Op. 89/13)
  22. L?ndler for tone-hole posthorn (No. 39, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 2)
  23. Die Post, for voice & piano, Op. 76/6
  24. O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) (German)
  25. Kommt ein Vogerl geflogen (A Little Bird Came Flying), song
  26. Die Post im Walde (The Postillion in the Wood), song, Op. 12
  27. Allegretto for tone-hole posthorn (No. 6, Music for Posthorn, Vol. 2)
  28. The Post Horn Polka (in the style of Johann Strauss II), for posthorn & piano
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The Art of the Posthorn primarily qualifies as a novelty album and as documentation of a significant European musical tradition that has virtually vanished, and considered as such, it succeeds very well. Horns were among the most conspicuous musical instruments in European daily life long before they became common in the concert hall. They were ...

The Art of the Posthorn 2007, MSR Records

UPC: 681585118429

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