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From the Steeples and the Mountains

American music for brass by Ives, Barber, Harris, Thomson, Cowell, Ruggles, Carter & Glass
London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, Christopher Larkin (conductor)
Originally issued on CDA66517
Recording details: July 1991
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: May 1999
Total duration: 67 minutes 29 seconds
 
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Hymn  [2'24]
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Fuguing Tune  [2'03]
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Hymn  [2'09]
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Ballad  [3'14]
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Finale  [2'04]
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Reviews

'Fascinating… the most interesting and enterprising brass collection I have yet encountered… first rate, and very realistic recording' (Gramophone)

'The brass playing throughout is vividly expert and the recording is splendidly real' (Gramophone)

'From the very opening track the London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble demands close attention. All say something that makes you want to listen' (BBC Music Magazine)

'A real gem of a disc. The performances are excellent … This was both an education and an entertainment' (Classic CD)

'Performances are ideal. The British have given us a thoroughly American disc of extraordinary beauty; for which, many thanks!' (Fanfare, USA)
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