Track listing

 

Barbara York

Sonata for Euphonium and Piano “Child’s Play”

1   I. Quarter-note EQUALS 132  5:04

2   II. Dolce, espressivo e rubato .  4:37

3   III. Quarter-note equals 132  3:55

 

Doug Bristol

Sonata for Euphonium and Piano

4   I. Allegro  3:10

5   II. Very slow, rubato  5:30

6   III. Vigorously  4:46

 

Anne Victorino d’Almeida

7   Insinuações  7:19

 

Patrick Schulz

RoonSonata

8   I. Prelude: Bluesy, with bite  1:13

9   II. Main Course: Aggressive; energetic  5:53

10 III. Nocturne: Mysterious and very expressive  4:48

 

Anthony Barfield

Meditations of Sound and Light

11 I. Sound 8:28

12 II. Air  3:52

13 III. Light  6:15

 

CREDITS

 

Recorded August 1-3, 2019 at Indiana University Auer Hall in Bloomington IN

 

Recording Session Engineer Jamie Tagg

Recording Session Producer John Stevens

Cover Photography Jon Whitaker Photography

 

Appreciation

Thanks Professor Gwyn Richards and the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music for the financial support to make this recording. I’m so grateful to my friend and mentor John Stevens for producing the project and helping edit the writing.  No one knows my playing or my musical intentions better! Thanks to my colleague, Professor Julia Bentley for her terrific ears and page turning prowess. Thanks to my Sotto Voce Quartet family for artistic support. Thanks to Miraphone and Warburton Music Products for making the world's best horn and mouthpiece respectively. I appreciate both companied for trusting me to help create amazing gear for all euphonium players. Lastly, I'd like to thank my wife Jenny Grégoire and my children Steffan and Emma for making the sacrifices necessary for me to create music in this way. Love you so much! — Demondrae Thurman

 

Equipment:

Miraphone Ambassador 5050 Edition Euphonium

Warburton "Demondrae" Model Mouthpiece

 

 

Executive Producer Bob Lord

 

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A&R Director Brandon MacNeil

A&R Danielle Lewis

 

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Audio Director Lucas Paquette

 

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Design Edward A. Fleming

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