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Crystal Records — Douglas Hill, horn

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Douglas Hill presently performs and records with the Wisconsin Brass Quintet and has played solo horn with the Rochester Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Contemporary Chamber Ensemble of New York, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Henry Mancini and Andy Williams Orchestras, and for 30 years with the Madison Symphony.  He was an original member of the Spoleto Festival Brass Quintet and has performed with the Wingra Woodwind Quintet, and the New York and American Brass Quintets and has appeared as soloist and clinician throughout the U. S., Germany, France, and China.  Hill has served as Professor of Music-Horn at the University of Wisconsin since 1974 and has also been on the faculty at the Oberlin Conservatory, Aspen Music School, and Conservatories of Music in Beijing and Shanghai. 

 

CD373: MUSIC FOR HORN AND PIANO. Douglas Hill, horn; Karen Zaczek Hill, piano. Joseph Rheinberger, Sonata, opus 178; Richard Strauss, Andante; Ferdinand Ries, Sonata opus 34. "Hill plays 3 lovely Romantic works with the finesse of a fine lieder singer."  San Francisco Chronicle   UPC 00941473732-8 ORDER NOW

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Rheinberger Sonata:  Mvt 1(con moto)  Mvt 2(Adagio)  Mvt 3(Fuoco)    Strauss: Andante    Ries: Sonata  Mvt 1
(Larghetto)  Mvt 2(Andante)  Mvt 3(Rondo: Allegro)

 

CD670: THE MODERN HORN.  Douglas Hill, Horn.  Hindemith, Sonata for Horn and Piano in Eb; Iain Hamilton, Sonata Notturna; Vincent Persichetti, Parable for Solo Horn;  Thea Musgrave, Music for Horn and Piano; Douglas Hill, Character Pieces for Solo Horn;  "Laid Back" from Jazz Soliloquies for Horn;  Abstractions for Solo and Eight Horns.   UPC 00941476702-8  ORDER NOW

Sound samples (uses RealPlayer) Click on the link to hear approximately one minute of the movement shown.
Hindemith Sonata: Mvt 1(Ruhig Bewegt)  Mvt 2(Lebhaft)  Mvt 3(Sehr Langsam)  Mvt 4(Lebhaft)    Hamilton Sonata: Mvt 1(Lento)  Mvt 2
(Largo-Lento)  Mvt 3(Scherzando-Lento)    Persichetti: Parable    Hill: Music    Character Pieces: Whimsical  Restless  Quarrelsome  Foolish      Abstraction    Jazz Soliloquies: Laid Back

CD567: The Feast Awaits:  WISCONSIN BRASS QUINTET with Bass-baritone Paul Rowe.  Enrique Crespo. Suite Americana No. 1; Douglas Hill, Tribal Images for Brass Quintet and Percussion; John Stevens, Footprints for Baritone Voice and Brass Quintet; Douglas Hill, Timepieces.  "the Wisconsin Brass Quintet is a group of the highest quality, impeccable in ensemble, intonation and technical accomplishment... an ideal disc to celebrate the beauties of brass ensemble music and the remarkable talents of these fine musicians." MusicWeb International   UPC 00941475672-5 ORDER NOW

The Wisconsin Brass Quintet, founded in 1972, is in residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music.  "The WBQ is a remarkable ensemble that plays with more reckless abandon, warmth, stylistic variety, and interpretive interest than almost any quintet in memory."  American Record Guide (Barry Kilpatrick)

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Crespo: Suite Americana No. 1  Mvmt 1   Mvmt 2   Mvmt 3   Mvmt 4   Mvmt 5     Hill: Tribal Images  Mvmt 1   Mvmt 2   Mvmt 3   Mvmt 4     Stevens: Footprints  Mvmt 1   Mvmt 2   Mvmt 3   Mvmt 4     Hill: Timepieces  Mvmt 1   Mvmt 2   Mvmt 3   Mvmt 4   Mvmt 5

CD670: THE MODERN HORN.  Douglas Hill, Horn.  Hindemith, Sonata for Horn and Piano in Eb; Iain Hamilton, Sonata Notturna; Vincent Persichetti, Parable for Solo Horn;  Thea Musgrave, Music for Horn and Piano; Douglas Hill, Character Pieces for Solo Horn;  "Laid Back" from Jazz Soliloquies for Horn;  Abstractions for Solo and Eight Horns.   UPC 00941476702-8  ORDER NOW

Sound samples (uses RealPlayer) Click on the link to hear approximately one minute of the movement shown.
Hindemith Sonata: Mvt 1(Ruhig Bewegt)  Mvt 2(Lebhaft)  Mvt 3(Sehr Langsam)  Mvt 4(Lebhaft)    Hamilton Sonata: Mvt 1(Lento)  Mvt 2(Largo-Lento) 
Mvt 3(Scherzando-Lento)    Persichetti: Parable    Hill: Music    Character Pieces: Whimsical  Restless  Quarrelsome  Foolish      Abstraction    Jazz Soliloquies: Laid Back


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