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Légende


ALISON BALSOM

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Légende


ALISON BALSOM

 
the most important repertoire for trumpet and piano
— Alison Balsom

Alison Balsom and Tom Poster, her long-standing recital partner, explore fascinating works from the 20th century, by composers such as Enescu, Hindemith, Martinů, Françaix, Bernstein and Peter Maxwell Davies.

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Légende Details


Légende Details


we’ve wanted to record this music since we started playing together more than ten years ago
— Alison Balsom

The recital was recorded live in concert at St George’s, an elegant former church built in the 1820s by the architect of London’s Royal Opera House and located on a hillside in the city of Bristol in the west of England. 


TRACKLISTING

Jean Francaix

Sonatine

[1]    I Prelude

[2]    II Sarabande

[3]    II Sarabande – Cadenza

[4]    III Gigue

George Enescu

[5]    Legende 1906

Alexander Goedicke (arr. Timofei Dokshitser)

[6]    Concert-Etude

Peter Maxwell Davies (transcription Alison Balsom and Tom Poster)

[7]    Farewell to Stromness

Paul Hindemith

Trumpet sonata

[8]    I Mit Kraft

[9]    II Mäßig bewegt

[10]    III Trauermusik

[11]    III Trauermusik - Alle Menschen müssen sterben

Maurice Ravel

Sonatine

[12]    Minuet

Tom Poster and Alison Balsom

[13]    The Thoughts of Dr. May (2012)

Bohuslav Martinu

[14]    Sonatine

Leonard Bernstein

[15]       Rondo for Lifey

George Gershwin (arr. Joseph Turrin)

[16]       Someone to Watch Over Me

Jerome Kern (arr. Tom Poster)

[17]       The way you look tonight

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