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A touch of trumpet

A specially curated, eclectic mix of music from In Tune, featuring the many sides of the trumpet - sprightly, soulful, triumphant and more. Plus a few surprises.

From the bright energy of Stravinsky's Pulcinella suite re-imagined for trumpet, to the drowsy, languid blues of legendary jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd; this playlist explores the light and shade of one of the oldest instruments in the world. Plus there's a virtuoso performance of Bach from cellist Yo-Yo Ma, serene Schumann lieder, and music from Florence Price's First Symphony, inspired by African-American folk music.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Pulcinella Suite: Sinfonia

    Performer: Jonathan Freeman-Attwood. Performer: Daniel-Ben Pienaar. Music Arranger: Daniel-Ben Pienaar.
    • The Neo-Classical Trumpet.
    • LINN.
    • 001.
  • Robert Schumann

    Die Blume der Ergebung, Op 83 No 2

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Fleurs.
    • BIS.
    • 16.
  • Florence Price

    Symphony in E minor (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: New Black Music Repertory Ensemble. Conductor: Leslie B.Dunner.
    • Albany records.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.3 in C Major, BWV 1009: Prelude

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Six Evolutions.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 13.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Trio (Pantoum)

    Performer: Nash Ensemble.
    • crd.
  • Duke Pearson

    Cristo Redentor

    Performer: Donald Byrd. Music Arranger: Donald Byrd. Ensemble: Donald Byrd Band and Voices.
    • Donald Byrd ‎– A New Perspective.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka In G Minor, Op. 24/1

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Chopin: Mazurkas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 008.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, H VIIe 1 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Thomas Klug. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Haydn/Hummel/Neruda/Torelli: Trumpet Concertos: Alison Balsom.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.


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