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SOUND THE BELLS!

American Premieres for Brass
Released March 8, 2011

 

  

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       The Bay Brass' newest CD, "Sound The Bells!", was nominated for a 2012 GRAMMY award for Best Small Ensemble Performance. Although we didn't win the GRAMMY, we're proud to be one of the 5 nominees. Please follow us on FaceBook for more. [see our GRAMMY Nomination Certificate]

 

 

Sound The Bells! GRAMMY NOMINATED -- BEST SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE!
American Premieres for Brass

Released March 8, 2011

       The Bay Brass presents a showcase of American music both rousing and moving with these first recordings of recent works by American composers John Williams, Michael Tilson Thomas, Morten Lauridsen, Bruce Broughton, Kevin Puts and Scott Hiltzik. Sound The Bells!, recorded in 5.1 Surround Sound at Skywalker Ranch, is available both as a hybrid SACD disc and as a download.

 

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Here's what the critics are saying ...

"Their newest recording, Sound the Bells!, continues to establish the Bay Brass (San Francisco Bay) as one of the finest large brass ensembles in the world and is an absolute triumph." (American Record Guide)

"...amazing balance, pitch, color, and ensemble. This new release is simply beyond criticism." (American Record Guide)

"Their first recording was a definite home run and this one is a grand slam!" (American Record Guide)

"...this Harmonia Mundi SACD release is a brilliant showcase for the thrilling beauty of tonal brass music in the new century, and the splendid virtuosity of the Bay Brass." (Gramophone)

"Throughout the album, the talented musicians of The Bay Brass play with precision, superb musicianship and heartbreaking beauty of tone." (Film Score Click Track)

"The playing by San Franscisco-based Bay Brass is phenomenal and spiritual uplift is guaranteed." (The Arts Desk)

[Full Reviews]

 

PURCHASE:   Amazon | Harmonia Mundi | iTunes

  

 

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