DANISH MUSIC FOR BRASS 3

MOGENS ANDRESEN 

MUSIC FOR BRASS

 

SUITE DANICA for BRASS QUINTET

1 – I saw in the East / 2 – Ebbe Skammelsen

3 – Song of the Day / 4 – the Hag and the Courtier

 

 

3 SWEDISH TUNES for TROMBONE QUARTET

1 – Farewell / 2 – And soon it will be Blossomtime / 2 – Walking tune from Äppelbo

 

 

CHACONNE for ALTO TROMBONE and BRASS BAND

Ketil Christensen, Bjarne nielsen, Søren Emtoft – trumpet / Henning Hansen – horn

Thorbjörn Kroon, Keld Jørgensen, Lars Haugaard – tenor trombone

Mogens Andresen – bass trombone / Ole Pedersen – percussion

Hjørring brass Band, conductor – Herbert Møller

Executive producer – Ole Høglund

 

THE ROYAL DANISH ORCHESTRA

The Royal Danish Orchestra’s emblem, the Royal Trumpeter Corps. Engraving from 1583. The Royal Danish Orchestra is the the world’s oldest orchestral institution. It started out 1448 as a trumpeter corps, and today it is an opera and symphony orchestra based at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen.

MOGENS ANDRESEN (1945-)

After working with the Falster Infantry Regimental Band in Vordingborg and the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, in 1974 Mogens Andresen became a bass trombonist in the Royal Danish Orchestra. In 1988-2013 Mogens Andresen was appointed professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and head off brass. Mogens Andresen was a co-founder of a brass ensemble from The Royal Danish Orchestra and plays Baroque trombone in Den Danske Violonbande.  With these ensembles he has made many recordings and has toured in Europe and USA. The recipient of theNeil Humfield award in 2016 for Excellence in Trombone Teaching”  from “International Trombone Association”. Writer of ROYAL DANISH ORCHESTRA The World’s Oldest Orchestral Institution.

Composer and arranger of music for brass published on BRASSMUSICONLINE.DK. His compositions and arrangements are performed  worldwide, among others: The Brass Ensemble of the Concertgebow  Orchestra, German Brass, Brass Enslemble of the Berlin Philharmonic, The Danish trombone Quartet, the Danish Brass Quintet and brass ensembles of all the Danish Symphony Orchestras and military Bands.

 

 

 

SUITE DANICA for BRASS QUINTET

– is based on 4 old Danish folk tunes and was written for the debut concert of The Royal Danish Orchestra Brass Quintet in 1977

 

3 SWEDISH TUNES for TROMBONE QUARTET

– is based on 3 old Swedish tunes and was written 1983 for the trombone section in The Malmö Symphoby Orchestra Trombone Section for a performance at the International Trombone Festilval in Nashville, USA.

 

TORBJÖRN KROON (1959-)

CHACONNE FOR ALTO TROMBONE AND BRASS BAND was written special for this recording. TORBJÖRN KROON is educated at Göteborg University of Music. Further studies at Denis Wick, Ralf Sauer, Bradimir Slokar and Jay Friedman. Employed as principal trombone in The Royal Danish Orchestra 1981. Docent at The Royal Danish Academy of Music since 1988.

Mogens Andresen