Mixed Dozen

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Mixed Dozen - Music for trumpet and piano

Paul Goodchild (trumpet), David Miller (piano)

"The repertoire for trumpet is surprisingly large and varied but little, apart from the well known concertos by Haydn and Hummel, is at all well known. As a solo instrument, its status in the Baroque era was assured, since a large proportion of the music composed then was to provide ceremonial pomp. During the Romantic era, the instrument fell into serious neglect, largely due to the more obviously expressive qualities - both dazzling and introspective - of the violin, cello and piano.

The Mixed Dozen CD showcases the diversity of repertoire for trumpet and piano - from salon music to an acknowledged masterpiece and contemporary Australian compositions currently in school curricula - and also the range of moods and emotions an instrument with the brightest sonority of any in the orchestra can convincingly convey."

Introductory Note by Greg Keane, 2010

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Track Listing:

Arthur Honegger (1892–1955)
01. Intrada [4:41]

Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
02. Sonatine [8:05]

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
Sonate
03. Mit Kraft [5:18]
04. Mássig bewegt - lebhaft [2:22]
05. Trauermusik - Choral [7:28]

Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)
06. Albumblatt [4:08]

Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)
07. Impromptu [2:15]

Matthew Hindson (1968- )
08. Ignition: Positive (rev. 2010) [7:28]

Pierre Max Dubois (1930-1995)
09. Choral - La vieille année s'en est allée [3:32]

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
10. Rondo for Lifey [1:32]

Alan Holley (1954-)
11. Forgotten Clouds [2:54]
12. Summer Bird [3:52]
13. Blue Triangle [2:42]

Alan Holley (1954-)
Ornithologia
14. Calling [3:11]
15. Flight [4:58]