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Trygve Madsen: Sketches of Norway – The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces

INVITATION TO A VOYAGE FOR HORN SOLO AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 93 · CONCERTINO FOR EUPHONIUM AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 123 - ALLEGRO · CONCERTINO FOR EUPHONIUM AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 123 - ANDANTE CON MOTO · CONCERTINO FOR EUPHONIUM AND SYMPHONImore…C BAND, OP. 123 - ALLEGRO · INTRODUCTION AND ALLEGRO FOR TUBA AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 50 · CONCERTINO FOR TRUMPET AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 118 - ALLEGRO · CONCERTINO FOR TRUMPET AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 118 - ANDANTE CON MOTO · CONCERTINO FOR TRUMPET AND SYMPHONIC BAND, OP. 118 - ALLEGRO ·

The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces · Bjørn Sagstad, conductor

The title Sketches of Norway is of course a reference to Miles’ legendary Sketches of Spain.

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Modern melodic music

he solo concertos of Madsen allow the Staff Band to bring some of their own finest soloists in front of the band for this recording. The title Sketches of Norway is of course a reference to Miles’ legendary Sketches of Spain, and rightly labels Trygve Madsen as a composer with a wide and generous set of references. His music is melodically modern, with roots in jazz and recent French and Russian contemporary music. The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces presents a line-up of fantastic soloists, prize-winners in national and international competitions.

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Back with a new CD after the success of Holst/Grainger/Schmidt in 1999, The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces present a disc with solo concertos by Norwegian composer Trygve Madsen.

Modern melodic music

The solo concertos of Madsen allow the Staff Band to bring some of their own finest soloists in front of the band for this recording. The title Sketches of Norway is of course a reference to Miles’ legendary Sketches of Spain, and rightly labels Trygve Madsen as a composer with a wide and generous set of references. His music is melodically modern, with roots in jazz and recent French and Russian contemporary music.

Great band, great soloists

The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces presents a line-up of fantastic soloists, prize-winners in national and international competitions. Playing with their colleagues under the baton of the young conductor Bjørn Sagstad, the soloists makes performances of great value to the symphonic band fan and the more overall music lover alike.

– Trygve Madsen is not only a good composer, but he is a ‘natural’ born Brass-composer. [Ifor James / Professor of Music – Freiburg in Br]

– Trygve Madsen’s beautiful melodic structures and brilliant instrumental techniques are characteristic for his compositions. His various pieces for brass-instruments have already become standard repertoire and especially his Tuba-sonata is so popular, that it is played by most tubaists all over the world. [Michael Lind / Tubaist in Stocholm’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra]

Bjørn Sagstad |The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces |Trygve Madsen

Release date: 18.11.2004

EAN : 7033662090495

Cat.No.: PPC9049

Priskategori : CD