Monday, January 30, 2006

I have added a new list links related to today's lecture regarding the historical background of brass ensembles. They are located on the right sidebar under "Historical Perspective Links". Enjoy!

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Listening Log - 1.25.06

1. Samuel Scheidt; German Brass, Schiedt Entrada (track #1) EMI CDC 747692

2. Portrait of an Artist; Arnold Jacobs, Bozza Sonatine (track 22), Chicago Symphony Brass (1966) Summit DCD 267

3. 4 Valves 4 Slides, Bizet Gipsy Dance from "Carmen" (track 1), Steven Mead with Trombonisti Italiani, RCR 0405

4. Peruvian Festival Music, Canchis Tierra Linda (track 1), Banda San Martin de Sicuani

5. Jive Concerto, Agrell Slip-Step March (track 2), Swiss Brass Consort, Obrasso CD 868

6. Ngoma, Førde Kongolela (track 3), The Brazz Brothers, BBRCD 3002

Sunday, January 22, 2006

Welcome to ABEL Central, the hub for all of the graduate student blogs for the University of Iowa course Advanced Brass Ensemble Literature. Each blog features a specific theme of the student's choice with observations and notes on our class discussions.