Baroque Music for Brass and Organ - Empire Brass; William Kuhlman (organ); Rolf Smedvig (conductor)
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  1. Abdelazer, or, the Moor's Revenge, incidental music, Z. 570: Rondeau
  2. Fantasia for organ in C major, BWV 570 (BC J49)
  3. Trio for oboe, violin & continuo in B flat major (Six Trios No. 1), TWV 42:B1
  4. Violin Sonata in F major, Op.1/12, HWV 370 (doubtful)
  5. Idomeneo Rè di Creta, opera: Rigaudon
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  1. Abdelazer, or, the Moor's Revenge, incidental music, Z. 570: Rondeau
  2. Fantasia for organ in C major, BWV 570 (BC J49)
  3. Trio for oboe, violin & continuo in B flat major (Six Trios No. 1), TWV 42:B1
  4. Violin Sonata in F major, Op.1/12, HWV 370 (doubtful)
  5. Idomeneo Rè di Creta, opera: Rigaudon
  6. Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of the Fugue), for keyboard (or other instruments), BWV 1080: Contrapunctus I
  7. Oboe Concerto in B flat major (No.2a), HWV 301 (possibly spurious): Allegro
  8. Fantasia, for organ in D minor (Dorian; I), T. 252
  9. King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Overture and Allegro
  10. The Married Beau, or, the Curious Impertinent, incidental music, Z. 603: March
  11. Work(s): Fantaisie (Allegro)
  12. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) for brass, winds & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ) in D major
  13. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) for brass, winds & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ) in D major
  14. Prélude pour le Te Deum à 8, for strings, H. 145a
  15. Cantata No. 80, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," BWV 80 (BC A183): Opening Movement
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There are many brass quintet recordings, to be sure, and many of those focus on Baroque music and include an organ. But the Empire Brass Quintet and organist William Kuhlman should be able to shrug off any market glut with this splendidly executed collection of Baroque favorites. Though these performances don't stand out sharply from other similar discs, they're smooth and expressive and can hold their own with the productions of better-known ensembles. The arrangements are all done by trumpeter and group leader Rolf ...

Baroque Music for Brass and Organ 2003, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408061424

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