Class Brass: On The Edge

Empire Brass

Class Brass On The Edge
  • CAT # 80305-25

    1. Khachaturian: Sabre Dance from Gayne 2:20
    2. Saint-Saens: Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah 7:16
    3. Bizet: Farandole from L'Arlesienne, Suite No. 2 3:31
    4. Shostakovich: Festive Overture 6:36
    5. Bizet: Aragonaise from Carmen 2:25
    6. Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sadar from Caucasian Sketches 4:39
    7. Faure: Pie Jesu from Requiem 3:38
    8. Enesco: Romanian Rhapsody in A major, Op. 11, No. 1 11:10
    9. Prokofiev: March from The Love for Three Oranges 2:47
    10. Janacek: Allegretto from Sinfonietta 2:27
    11. Gliere: Russian Sailors' Dance from The Red Poppy 3:00
    12. Stravinsky: Berceuse from The Firebird 3:07
    13. Bernstein: Overture to Candide 4:20
    14. Copland: Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo 4:08
    15. Offenbach: Cancan from Orpheus in the Underworld 1:37

"The quality of the Empire Brass ensemble is immaculate...each player demonstrates considerable sensitivity as chamber musicians as well as breathtaking virtuosity and purity of tone." —CD Review

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