Alto CD

Sacred Brass


Sacred Brass

Polyphonic Arrangements for Brass

London Symphony Brass
Eric Crees, conductor

Catalogue Number: ALC1027
Number of Discs: 1
Duration: 64:05


“The very best in brass playing, brass-arranging, and brass-recording. … [S]ome 21 brass and percussion players display every possible skill in the handling of the superlative arrangements by Eric Crees” — Gramophone

A sonic blockbuster recording of baroque music and Brahms arranged for virtuoso brass.

[1] Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565* 9:0

Giovanni Gabrieli (c1553-1612):
[2] Canzon XVII à 12(Canzone e sonate 1615) 2:30
[3] Sonata Octavi Tonià 12 (Sacrae Symphoniae 1597) 5:13
[4] Canzon XVIà 12 (Canzone e sonate 1615) 3:50

[5] Jeremiah Clarke (c1674-1707): The King’s March & Prince Eugene’s March* 2:30
(solo trumpets Maurice Murphy and Roderick Franks)

Gabrieli: From Sacrae Sinfoniae 1597
[6] Sonata Pian e Forteà 8 – alla quarta bassa 4:54
[7] Canzon in Double Echoà 12 3:31
[8] Canzon Septimi Toni No.2 à 8 2:56
[9] Canzon Noni Toni à 12 3:31

Johannes Brahms (1833-97)
[10] Intermezzo, Op.119 No.2* 5:04
[11] Intermezzo, Op.119 No.3* 2:15
[12] Rhapsody, Op.119 No.4* 5:21

[13] Bach: Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV582* 13:24

* arrangements by Eric Crees. All editions published by Brass Wind Publications. [10]-[12] arranged and recorded specially in support of the Christopher Horn Trust (Charity No.1079838) / Colchester UK

Recorded: Barbican Hall, London (1991) and *St Bride’s Fleet St London (2000)
Re-mastered for Regis by Paul Arden-Taylor, Dinmore Records.