DANISH MUSIC FOR BRASS 9

OLD DANISH MILITARY BRASS BAND MUSIC

 

ROYAL DANISH ORCHESTRA BRASS ENSEMBLE 

IN THE TIVOLI GARDEN

Laurids Pedersen: VILLAGE BAND MARCH, arr. Mogens Andresen

Hans Peder Nielsen: THE MAIL COACH DRIVER, arr. Mogens Andresen

Fred Hartley: ALPINE FESTIVAL, arr. Mogens Andresen

Hans Peter Nielsen: THE 2 TRUMPETERS, arr. Mogens Andresen

H.C. Lumbye: BRITTA POLKA, arr. Mogens Andresen

C.C. Møller: BATAILLE MARCH, arr. Mogens Andresen

C.C. Møller: AARHUS TAPPENSTREG, arr. Mogens Andresen

H.C. Lumbye: AMELIE VALS, arr. Mogens Andresen

Hans Peter Nielsen TRUMPET POLKA, arr. Mogens Andresen

Georg Lohman: BAVARIAN POLKA, arr. Keld Jørgensen

H.C. Lumbye: CHAMPAGNE GALOP, arr. Mogens Andresen

 

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ROYAL DANISH ORCHESTRA BRASS ENSEMBLE

 

Ketil Christensen, Bjarne Nielsen, Niels Jørn Jessen, Søren Emtoft – trumpet

Henning Hansen, Ola Nilsson – horn

Thorbjörn Kroon – alto trombone/Keld jørgensen – tenor trombone

Mogens Andresen – bass trombone & euphonium/ Asger Fredericia – tuba

Søren Monrad & Ole Pedersen – percussion

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.

tubaer

6 . BATTALIONS BAND, PHOTO FROM 1865

PARADE OF THE GUARDS in COPENHAGEN, DENMARK 1892.

Part of painting by E. Henningsen.

After the valve system was invented  in the 1800s small brass bands (or rather ensembles) came into being – from quartets up till big military orchestras. In Denmark and Norway they were called horn orchestras (hornorkestre), in Sweden Brunns sextet (even if there were seven musicians included percussion) or hornseptett, in Finland torviseitsikko, in Germany they were called Trombone choir (Posaunenchor- which mostly played in churches). In the USA these ensembles were called  Brass bands (which by the way had nothing to do with the English Brass bands).  The played mostly popular music repertoire as marches, various dances, national tunes etc, but also arrangements of lighter classical music. The repertoire on this recording are characteristic for danish military brass bands from the middle of the 19th century  and until today.

 7. REGIMENTS BAND, FREDERICIA, PHOTO FROM 1911

OLD DRAWING OF DANISH MILITARY MUSICIANS

Mogens Andresen