Eric Crees

Born 1952
Eric Crees
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1952
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Eric Crees

Eric Crees Biography (Wikipedia)

Eric Crees (born 1952) was appointed Principal Trombone of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London) in 2000. Before that he spent twenty-seven years at the London Symphony Orchestra, twenty as Co-Principal Trombone. He is also a noted brass conductor, composer, arranger and teacher.

As Professor of Trombone at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama he has nurtured a great number of the leading trombonists of the next generation of orchestral principals including Helen Vollam, Byron Fulcher and Graham Lee. He was made Fellow of the School in 1991. Eric Crees is also a frequent coach at music colleges & specialist schools both in the UK & abroad, including the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, the Ulster Youth Orchestra and the Pacific Youth Orchestra in Japan.

Eric Crees is Director of the Royal Opera House Brass Soloists and for many years was Director of the London Symphony Orchestra Brass. With the LSO Brass they performed regularly at the Barbican Centre and made several recordings, including American Brass and Cathedral Brass for Collins Classics. These featuring many of his arrangements, including Bernstein's Suite from West Side Story which has been commercially recorded four times. Other highlights include arrangements of Aaron Copland's El Salon Mexico and Charles Ives' Variations on 'America'. Crees also prepared a Performing Edition and directed the LSO Brass in a trio of CDs for Naxos covering the complete instrumental music by Giovanni Gabrieli.

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Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon à 10, S.137
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Canzon à 10, S.137
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story Suite arr Eric Crees (Cool Fugue)
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West Side Story Suite arr Eric Crees (Cool Fugue)
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon à 12 in double echo
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Canzon à 12 in double echo
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon 'in echo duodecimi toni' à 10 arr Crees
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Canzon 'in echo duodecimi toni' à 10 arr Crees
François Couperin
Fanfare
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Fanfare

Fanfare

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Ensemble
The Symphonic Brass of London Dectet
Director
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Giovanni Gabrieli
Sonata pian' e forte alla quarta bassa à 8 arr Crees
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Sonata pian' e forte alla quarta bassa à 8 arr Crees
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon septimi toni à 8
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Canzon septimi toni à 8
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon noni toni à 12, C183
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Canzon noni toni à 12, C183
Joseph Kosma
Autumn Leaves
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Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

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Ian Bousfield
IMI Yorkshire Imperial Band
Music Arranger
Geldard
Conductor
Leonard Bernstein
Somewhere (West Side Story)
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Somewhere (West Side Story)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Passacaglia and Fugue and C minor, BWV 582
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Passacaglia and Fugue and C minor, BWV 582
George Gershwin
Someone To Watch Over Me
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Someone To Watch Over Me

Someone To Watch Over Me

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London Trombone Sound
Richard Edwards
Music Arranger
Aaron Copland
Fanfare for the Common Man
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Fanfare for the Common Man
Johann Sebastian Bach
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582, arr Crees
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Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582, arr Crees
Ian Bousfield
Autumn Leaves
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Autumn Leaves
Giovanni Gabrieli
Sonata pian' e forte à 8
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Sonata pian' e forte à 8
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon a 4 (La Spiritata) [1608 no.1]
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Canzon a 4 (La Spiritata) [1608 no.1]

Canzon a 4 (La Spiritata) [1608 no.1]

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Giovanni Gabrieli
London S O Wind and Brass Ensemble
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Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon a 4 [1608 no.3]
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Canzon a 4 [1608 no.3]
Georges Bizet
'Aragonaise' from 'Carmen'
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'Aragonaise' from 'Carmen'

'Aragonaise' from 'Carmen'

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Georges Bizet
Roger Harvey
Symphonic Brass of London
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François Couperin
'The Joy of The Conquerors' from 'La Triomphante'
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'The Joy of The Conquerors' from 'La Triomphante'
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