Trumpet Concertos - Rolf Smedvig (trumpet); Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Jahja Ling (conductor)
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  1. Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, H. 7e/1
  2. Trumpet Concerto in D major, D. 53 (arrangement of Violin Concerto in E major)
  3. Trumpet Concerto in E or E flat major, WoO 1, S. 49
  4. Concerto, for trumpet & strings in D major (Etienne Roger 188)
  5. Trumpet Concerto in E flat major (inauthentic)
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This 1990 recording was a Grammy winner and a consistent audience pleaser, which isn't a surprise: the combination of Telarc's snappy digital sound with the triumphant, all's-right-with-the-world mood of the Baroque and Classical trumpet concerto was a winning one. Smedvig is one of the world's great virtuosi on the trumpet, with a smooth sound that seems to be almost effortless but of course is not -- the earlier works here, written for a valveless trumpet, require the player to jump around in the trumpet's top register, ...

Trumpet Concertos 1990, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408023224

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