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Thursday, May 20 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 31, 2010 at 8:47 AM Comments comments (0)

All regular members in attendance.

 

Tonight's program:

 

284 Folk Song Suite, Bulla

257 Summer's Song, Di Stefano

311 Renaissance Dances

221 Carriage Drive, Mozart

295 Two Improvisations on Folk Songs

 

The session was recorded downstairs at the West Bank School of Music.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 18, 2010 at 5:43 PM Comments comments (0)

The usual suspects were present.

 

Tonight we played:

 

309 Ninetta Polka

312 Eljen a Magyar Polka

293 Cork Songs by Declan Thomas

313 Minnesota Rouser

210 Jupiter by Gustav Holst

288 Colchester Fantasy by Eric Ewazen

45 Adagio by Mozart

 

Again, I recorded tonight’s meeting, and after some work earlier in the week, I believe I have found the magic combination. I hope to be able to post some new sound samples in the very near future.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 18, 2010 at 5:42 PM Comments comments (0)

All regular attendees present.

 

 

Tonight’s selections:

 

140 Boyce Suite, mvt III and IV

166 Simple Gifts by Copeland

335 Two Pieces by Holborne

320 West Side Story, mvt. 6, 7, 8

190 Bothnian Rhapsody by Jukka Vittisaari

284 Folk Song Suite by Stephen Bulla

171 Grainger Suite by Percy Grainger

246 Back to the Future 2 by Alan Silvestri

 

I made another attempt to record tonight’s meeting. There are still some input settings that need to be worked out.

Valves Meet Slide

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 3, 2010 at 2:06 PM Comments comments (0)

This upcoming Wednesday, May 5, 2010 our own Brad Bellows will be performing at the Artist's Quarter with his jazz quintet, Valves meet Slide.  Joining Brad are Dave Graf on trombone, Chris Lomheim on piano, Bassist Gordy Johnson and drummer Mac Santiago.  The gig runs from 9:00 pm to 12:30.

 

Check out some past performances here:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTgres5DOeo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47T6dAZYxnY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx43nPaZu24

 

Info about the Artists' Quarter can be found here.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 1, 2010 at 9:52 PM Comments comments (0)

Gus Lindquist subbed for Greg Lewis on Trumpet II.


Tonight we ran:

Quintet #1 by Ewald

Quintet #3 by Ewald

Brass Calendar by Schickele

Quintet by Arnold, mvt.1


Tonight's rehearsal was recorded, but the mic setting was too high and the loud passages were clipped.  Adjustments will be made in future attempts.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 1, 2010 at 9:51 PM Comments comments (0)

No rehearsal this evening.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 1, 2010 at 9:42 PM Comments comments (0)

Gus Lindquist subbed for Greg Lewis on Trumpet II.


Tonight we ran:

#211 An American in Paris by Gershwin

#228 Music for His Majesty's Sackbuts and Cornets by Locke

#210 Jupiter by Holst

#219 Rags for Brass by Joplin, Lampe, and Holzman

#286 Yankee Doodle Fanfare by Mayer

#201 Gymnopedie #1 by Satie

#171 Suite by Grainger, mvt 1,2,3

#348 Moroccan Leigionaire by Vittisaari

#287 Voyageurs Suite by Bartholomew


Thursday, April 8, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 1, 2010 at 9:38 PM Comments comments (0)

All regular members in attendance.


Tonight we ran:


#166 Simple Gifts by Copeland

#317 Quintet by Arnold, mvt. 1

#155 Quintet #2 by Ewald, mvt. 1,2,3

#171 Suite by Grainger

#102 Smatronld by Grieg

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 1, 2010 at 9:31 PM Comments comments (0)

All regular members in attendance.


Tonight we ran:

#287 Voyageurs Suite by Bartholomew

#317 Quintet by Arnold, mvt 1, 2, 3

#75 Contrapunctus IX by Bach, in oberservance of his birthday

#293 Cork Songs by Declan Townsend

#295 Two Improvisations on Folk Songs by Bernard Stevens

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Posted by Alloy Brass on May 1, 2010 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

No rehearsal this evening.


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