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  Наименование CD :
   Return To Sorrento



Год издания : 2007

Компания звукозаписи : Naxos

Время звучания : 1:08:20

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Trumpet)      

Alessi Street Band - Ensemble

Extension Ensemble - Brass Ensemble

Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band - Ensemble

Juilliard Trombone Choir - Brass Ensemble

Molto piacevole! A CD of familiar Italian tunes arranged for trombone may not be at the top of your list of things to buy, but this one is artful enough to attract attention even beyond the Italian restaurants that might be expected to make up its primary customer base. Trombonist Joseph Alessi has a nice way of scaling his sound back on quieter numbers like O mio babbino caro without losing any tension. The most attractive feature of the album is the variety of backing forces Alessi employs, which, considering that this was likely a low-budget production, is impressive in its range. There is a graceful little group called the Alessi Street Band that resembles a cafe ensemble, with accordion, mandolin, and stings; Alessi interacts beautifully with this group, never overwhelming it. A harp provides a different flavor of cafe atmosphere, while other pieces are more energetically accompanied by brass quintet or a group of trombones. The program alternates between Neapolitan songs and operatic selections until the final segment, composed of more contemporary Italian or Italian-American hits. These are backed by Joe's Jersey Jesters Big Band, conducted by famed tubist Sam Pilafian. The group is less humorous than the name might suggest, but altogether expert. The 1950s Domenico Modugno hit "Volare" is given a dreamy, sweet swing treatment that improves on the bouncy renditions that are standard for this tune, and the arrangements by Sammy Nestico of "That's Amore" and "Arrivederci Roma" have quite a few subtleties. The brief booklet is enough to give the reader an idea of how this unique project originated (a trip to Italy was, as you might expect, involved), and save for the variety of imperfectly integrated recording locales it is hard to think of a way the execution of the idea could have been improved.

All Music Guide


  Соисполнители :

Barbara Allen (Harp)
Sam Pilafian (Conductor)
Virginia Allen (Conductor)
Warren Jones (Piano)


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   1 Torna A Surriento, For Voice & Piano (or Orchestra)         0:03:55 Ernesto De Curtis
   2 Ah! Maria, Mari, Song For Voice & Piano (or Orchestra)         0:02:03 Eduardo Di Capua
   3 Marechiare, For Voice & Piano (or Orchestra)         0:02:11 Paolo Tosti
   4 Nessun Dorma     T       0:03:11 Giacomo Puccini - Turandot, Opera
   5 Un Bel Di         0:04:32 Giacomo Puccini - Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), Opera
   6 La Danza. Tarantella Napolitana ('Gia La Luna e In Mezzo Al Mare'), For Voice & Piano (Soirees Musicales)         0:03:03 Gioachino Rossini
   7 Overture To Il Barbiere Di Siviglia (The Barber Of Seville)         0:07:30 Gioachino Rossini
   8 Quando M'en Vo'         0:02:44 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme, Opera
   9 O Mio Babbino Caro     T       0:04:19 Giacomo Puccini - Gianni Schicchi, Opera
   10 Brindisi         0:04:07 Giuseppe Verdi - La Traviata, Opera
   11 Daybreak, For Voice & Piano         0:04:09 Nicola Ferro
   12 Sunset, For Voice & Piano         0:04:38 Nicola Ferro
   13 Variations On Napoli         0:07:12 Luigi Denza
   14 Volare, For Voice & Orchestra (a.k.a. 'Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu')         0:06:27 Domenico Modugno
   15 That's Amore         0:04:41 Harry Warren
   16 Arrivederci Roma, Song         0:03:37 Renato Rascel

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