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KHCSC001
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Men of Brass

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1) Hérold/arr. Rimmer: Zampa Overture

2) Ketèlby: Bells Across The Meadow

3) Sharp: Fanfare and Soliloquy

4) Bell: A Sunset Rhapsody

5) Luigini: Ballet Russe Themes

6) Mozart/arr. Wright: Rondo from Horn Concerto No. 4 – 

    Soloist: Lyndon Baglin

7) Bishop/arr. Howe: When Johnny Comes Marching Home

8) Jacoby: Carnival Variations – Soloists: Derek Garside, 

    Brian Cronshaw, Allan Holmes

9) Minuet and Rondo from Downland Suite

10) Lemon: Helter Skelter – Soloist: Colin Waggot

 

The C.W.S. (Manchester) Band conducted by Alex Mortimer

 

Transcriptions by John Whitmore UK

Digital Remastering by Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016


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KHSC002

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Pomp and Circumstance - Orchestral Marches

Track List for KHSC002

 

1) Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March -

New Symphony Orchesra of London/Sir Adrian Boult


2) Rimsky-Korsakov: March from Le Coq d'Or -

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Oscar Danon


3) Mendelssohn: War March of the Priests from Althalie -

Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra/James Walker


4) Chabrier: Marche Joyuese -

RCA Italiana Symphony Orchestra/Rene Leibowitz


5) Meyerbeer: Coronation March from The Prophet -

RCA Italiana Symphony Orchestra/Rene Leibowitz


6) Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sardar-

New Symphony Orchestra of London/Rene Leibowitz


7) Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture -

Orchestra of the Community Theatre of Bologna/Arturo Basile


8) Sibelius: Finlandia - London Festval Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson


9) Walton: Crown Imperial - 

New Symphony Orchestra of London/Robert Mandell

 

Transcriptions by John Whitmore UK

Digital Remastering by Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016


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KHSC003
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Famous Military Marches

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1) Alford: Colonel Bogey

2) Russell: Life on the Ocean Wave

3) Binding: Brittania, The Pride of the Ocean

4) Keith: Royal Standard

5) Sousa/arr. Howe: The Washington Post

6) Alford: The Thin Red Line

7) Boyce: Heart of Oak

8) Zehle: Trafalgar

9) Trad. arr. Sherriff: Scotland the Brave

10) Walford Davies: Royal Air Force March Past

11) The Ceremony of Changing the Guard

Narrated by Major A.J.R. Harrison, 2nd Battlion Scots Guards

 

Transcriptions by John Whitmore UK

Digital Remastering by Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016


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KHSC004
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Music for a Solemn Occasion & 

Brass Band Selections

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1) Sibelius/arr. Howe: Intermezzo from Karelia Suite

2) Mozart/arr. Pope: Alleuja from Exsultate, Jubilate

3) Fletcher: Grand March: Spirit of Pagentry

4) Grant/arr. Howe: Crimond

5) Last Post; Reveille

6) The Day Thou Gavest Lord Has Ended

Band of the Scots Guards directed by Capt. J.H. Howe, LRAM, ARCM

 

7) Mozart/arr. Rimmer: The Magic Flute: Overture

8) Grieg/arr. Ryan: Elegaic Melody No. 2

Holst: First Suite in E-flat for Military Band

9) Chaconne; 10) Intermezzo; 11) March

12) Jenkins: Coriolanus

The C.W.S. (Manchester) Band conducted by Alex Mortimer

 

Transcriptions by John Whitmore UK

Digital Remastering by Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016


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KHSC005
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Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 104 in D Major “London”

1) Adagio – Allegro (8’15”)
2) Andante (6’08”)
3) Menuetto and Trio: Allegro (4’27”)
4) Finale: Spiritoso (4’59”)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 “Haffner”

5) Allegro con spirito (5’09”)
6) Andante (4’12”)
7) Menuetto (3’15”)
8) Finale: Presto (3’48”)

London Philharmonic Orchestra 
conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Recorded 23-27 February, 1959, at Wembley Town Hall

Sources: Musical Masterpieces MMS-2161 (Haydn); 
               Musical Masterpieces MMS-2103 (Mozart)
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KHSC006
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Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 
Ricardo Odnoposoff, violin
Orchester der Oper Frankfurt 
Carl Bamberger, conductor
1)  Allegro non troppo - Cadenza - Tempo I (21'35")
2) Adagio (8'54")
3) Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace - 
     Poco piu presto (7'51")
Recorded 1954 in true stereo for Concert Hall Society
Source: Concert Hall LP MMS 145

Brahms: 7 Hungarian Dances
Sinfonieorchester des Nordwestdeutschen Rundfunks, Hamburg
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, conductor (mono recording)
4) No. 1 in G minor: Allegro molto (2'49")
5) No. 2 in D minor: Allegro non assai (3'34")
6) No. 3 in F major: Allegretto (2'33")
7) No. 5 in G minor: Allegro - Vivace (2'42")
8) No. 6 in D major: Vivace (3'49")
9) No. 7 in F major: Allegrretto - Vivo (1'44")
10) No. 10 in F major: Presto (1'45")
Recorded March 23-25, 1953 by DECCA
Source: DECCA  LP (German pressing for subscription) BD 423
 
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KHSC007
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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Sergio Fiorentino, piano
Hamburg Pro Music conducted by George Hurst
1) Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso – Allegro con spirito (17'53")
2) Andantino semplice – Allegro vivace assai - Prestissimo (6'41")
3) Allegro con fuoco (6'10")

from Saga LP ST 4003, transcribed by John Whitmore UK
Digital restoration: Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016

Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 - Excerpts
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg 
conducted by Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg
4) Introduction et  Prologue: No. 1 Marche (8'18")
5) Prologue: No. 2, Scène dansante (4'22")
6) Prologue: No. 3, Introduction et I. Candide (adagio) (4'06")
7) Prologue: No. 3, II. Coulante et Fleur de farine (0'33")
8) Act I:  No. 6 Valse (4'41")
9) Act III No. 23, Pas de quatre: Introduction (Allegro non tanto) (2'04")
10) Act III : No. 25, II. L'oiseau Bleu et La Princesse Florine (0'51")
11) Act III : No. 26, Pas de caractère (Le Petit Chaperon Rouge et le Loup) (1'33")
12) Act III : No. 28, Pas de deux (Aurora et Florimund): Coda (Allegro vivace) (1'30")
13) Act III : No. 30, Finale (Allegro brillante: Tempo di mazurka) (4'42")

from Europa LP E 404, originally recorded 1958 
at the Musikhalle, Hamburg by Dick Miller for Somerset Records USA

Transcription and digital restoration : Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016
 
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KHSC008
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Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
1) La Belle Hélène Overture (5'42")

Eduard Künneke (1885-1953)
2) Herz Über Bord (Heart Overboard) – Intermezzo (6'32")

Jacques Offenbach
3) La Vie Parisienne Overture (4'59)

Franz von Suppé (1819-1895)
4) Banditenstrieche (Jolly Robbers) Overture (6'58")

Orchestra of the Berlin Municipal Opera
Conducted by Hansgeorg Otto

Source: Telefunken LP TCS 18012 (KH archive), recorded 1959

Transcription and digital restoration: Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016
 
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KHSC009
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Piano Music of Latin America
and music of Schumann, Chopin and Ravel
Sergio Calligaris, piano

1) Francisco Mignone: Prelude No 6 “Caiçaras” (3'37")

2) Juan B. Aguirre: Triste (Elegy) No. 4 “Córdoba” (2'31")

3) Floro M Ugarte: Prelude in G minor (3'39")

4) Robert Schumann: Arabesque in C, Op. 18 (6'44")

5) Frederic Chopin: Polonaise in C# minor, Op. 26 No. 1 (8'04")

6) Maurice Ravel: Un barque sur l’ocean (from Mirors) (8'45")

Source: Orion LP ORS 7286 (KH archive), recorded April 14, 1972, 
              in Los Angeles, CA
Transcription and digital restoration: Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2018

   
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KHSC010
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The Modern Brass Ensemble
French Horn – George Nadaf
Trombone – Robert Hauck
Trumpet – Al Ligotti, Donald Beneditti
Tuba – Lewis Waldeck

Brian Easdale (1909-1995): Cantilena (9'36")
The Nativity – The Shepherds – The Magi

Barney Childs (1926-2000): Variations sur une 
                                               Chanson de Canotier (8'00")

Ernest Waxman (1922-2002):  Capriccio (4'26")

Bernard Schulé (1909-1996): Résonances pour de Cuivres, Op. 58 (9'17")

Henry Brant (1913-2008): The Fourth Millenium (13'40")

Source: Advance Recording LP FGR-2, recorded at 
             Associated Recording Studios, New York City, in 1964
Transcription and digital remastering: Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2016
Thanks to Ronald Tasa for the use of the LP for this transcription
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KHSC011
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Prokofiev - On Guard For Peace - Oratorio, Op. 124

Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (Chorus Master: Klavdy Ptitsa)
Boys' Chorus of the Moscow Choral School
Irina Arkhipova, mezzo-soprano; Taimuraz Mironov, boy soprano;
Ludmila Maksakova and Yuri Mishkin, speakers

Conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky

1) The World Has Only Just Recouped Itself  (2'57")
2) Who Witnessed Those Years (2'41")
3) The City Of Fame-Volgograd (3'16")
4) Be The Heroes' Reward Peace On Earth (1'51")
5) We Don't Need War (2'43")
6) Doves Of Peace (2'18")
7) Cradle Song (7'25")
8) At A Peaceful Celebration (4'24")
9) A Radio Conversation (2'27")
10) All The World Is Ready To Struggle Against War (6'18")

Source: Melodiya/Seraphim S-60067, recorded 1968
Transcrpition and digital restoration: Curt Timmons/Klassic Haus 2018
   
   
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KHSC012
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Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60

1) Adagio - Allegro vivace (9'17")
2) Adagio (8'39")
3) Allegro vivace - Un poco meno allegro (Trio) (5'23")
4) Finale: Allegro ma non troppo (6'37")

5) Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 (9'43")

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Groves

Source: Saga LP SFDY 1902, recorded 1959, 
produced by Mary Maxwell for Allied Records
Original engineer: R.F. Thompson
Transcription: John Whitmore UK
Digital restoration: Curt Timmons 2018 
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KHSC013
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Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in f minor, Op. 98

1) Allegro non troppo (12'38")
2) Andante moderato (12'18")
3) Allegro giocoso (6'19")
4) Allegro energico e passionato (9'50")

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Source: Quintessence LP PMC-7094 
Recorded by Suprahon February 6-8, 1976 at House of Artists, Prague
Transcription and digital restoration: Curt Timmons 2018