King's Court and Celtic Fair

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/1996
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 089408038020
  • Catalog Number: 80380
  • Sales rank: 95,952

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Empire Brass Primary Artist, Brass Ensemble
Joel Brown Guitar
Richard Tiven Violin
Kurt Wortman Percussion, electronic percussion
Scott Burgess Bass Drums
Jeffrey Curnow Trumpet
John Sauer Keyboards
Gordon Bell Scottish Drums
Technical Credits
William Byrd Composer
Giulio Caccini Composer
Michael Praetorius Composer
Henry Purcell Composer
Jean-Philippe Rameau Composer
Domenico Scarlatti Composer
Hillary Knight Cover Illustration
Michael Bishop Engineer
Elaine Martone Producer
John Newton Composer
Robert Woods Executive Producer
Kurt Wortman Arranger
Anilda Carrasquillo Art Direction, Cover Design
Rolf Smedvig Arranger, Composer
John Windt Engineer
Richard E. Rodda Liner Notes
Scott MacAulay Composer
Tielman Susato Composer
Traditional Composer
Donald MacLeod Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A jolly, festive jaunt through Renaissance and Celtic fare!

    The Empire Brass Quintet¿s arrangements for trumpets, French horn, trombone and tuba, are--if not exactly period--pleasingly creative, crossing cultural and temporal boundaries with natural ease. Adding zest to the recording is the outrageously lively and exotic percussion (both acoustic and electronic) of Kurt Wortman, along with bagpipes, drums, vocals, violin, cello, recorder and guitar provided by a host of other guest artists. This music is not meant to be historically authentic, but just plain fun. And it is! I picked this up on impulse in a bookstore because of the whimsical cover art, and it turned out to be one of my favorite purchases in years. Give it a sampling and see for yourself!

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