New Music for Trumpet & Organ by American Composers
Keith Benjamin, trumpet
Melody Turnquist, organ
Kney Organ, Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri
World Premier Recordings!
A recording of newly-commissioned works for organ and trumpet by Clarion! Extensive notes on the music and the composers. Melody Turnquist Steed is currently organist at Westwood United Methodist Church in Westwood, CA, and has been the recipient of many awards, including the Virgil Fox Award in Organ Performance from USC, an award given only twice since its inception. Keith Benjamin is widely sought as a trumpeter and has commissioned and premiered works by many contemporary composers. "New Vintage" is new music for a well-established pair of instruments.
Samuel Adler: Clarion Calls (1995)
Donald Freund: Breezeworks (1997)
Eugene O'Brien: Brunelleschi's Machines (1998)
James Mobberley: Icarus Wept (1995-1998)
Strap on Your Lobster
Climbing the Blue Staircase
Intermizzoid #1: Getting Waxed
Intermezzoid #2: Somebody Else's Face
Eleven Feet from the Sun
Stephen David Beck: Eine Kleine Yiddishe Spaß (1998)