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Brass Septet Music, Vol. 2 - HANDEL, G.F. / PURCELL, H. / RAMEAU, J.-P. / BLOW, J. (Septura)


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Brass Septet Music, Vol. 2 - HANDEL, G.F. / PURCELL, H. / RAMEAU, J.-P. / BLOW, J. (Septura)

This second volume of Septura’s brass chamber music series takes us back to the 17th century and the music of Baroque opera, in four contrasting works by Rameau, Blow, Purcell and Handel. The astounding variety in content, colour and character of the originals demands especially inventive arrangements, and these pieces are vividly brought to life by incorporating stylistic elements from ‘period performance’. The exhilarating result is a stunningly virtuosic set of new Baroque works for brass. Volume 1 is available on Naxos 8.573314.

Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Cox, Simon, arranger(s)

  Dardanus Suite (arr. S. Cox for brass septet)
1.   I. Ouverture 00:04:09
2.   II. Menuet 00:03:00
3.   III. Marche pour les differentes nations 00:01:17
4.   IV. Entree d'Iphise 00:03:36
5.   V. Entree pour les Guerriers 00:02:28
6.   VI. Sommeil de Dardanus 00:03:53
7.   VII. Tambourin 00:01:45

Blow, John
Knight, Matthew, arranger(s)

  Venus and Adonis (arr. M. Knight for brass septet) (excerpts)
8.   Chorus of the Graces 00:01:34
9.   The Graces' Dance 00:01:18
10.   Gavatt 00:00:57
11.   Sarabande for the Graces 00:01:41
12.   A Ground 00:01:48
13.   Act III: Act Tune 00:02:33
14.   Aria: With Solemn Pomp Let Mourning Cupids Bear 00:02:32
15.   Chorus: Mourn for thy Servant 00:03:12

Purcell, Henry
Cox, Simon, arranger(s)

  The Married Beau, Z. 603, "The Curious Impertinent" (arr. S. Cox for brass septet) (excerpts)
16.   Overture 00:03:04
17.   Hornpipe I 00:00:43
18.   Slow Air 00:01:07
19.   Air 00:01:28
20.   Hornpipe II 00:00:39
21.   Jig 00:01:17
22.   Trumpet Air 00:01:34
23.   March 00:01:26
24.   Hornpipe on a Ground 00:01:23

Handel, George Frideric
Cox, Simon, arranger(s)

  Rinaldo Suite (arr. S. Cox for brass septet)
25.   I. Overture 00:05:40
26.   II. Aria: Sibilar gli angui d'Aletto 00:04:47
27.   III. Aria: Il vostro maggio de' bei verdi anni 00:01:43
28.   IV. Sinfonia 00:02:49
29.   V. March 00:01:47
30.   VI. Aria: Lascia ch'io pianga 00:04:10

Total Playing Time: 01:09:20

Blow, John; Handel, George Frideric; Purcell, Henry; Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Cox, Simon; Knight, Matthew


Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.573386

Barcode: 747313338672

Physical Release: 04/2015

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