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karankawa

(TROY1141)

 

This most recent CD from the AHQ and Kerry Turner is an exciting compilation of Turner's works for large orchestra. The CD features the AHQ performing Introduction & Main Event for four Horns and Symphony Orchestra, as well as Turners Concerto for Low Horn and Chamber Orchestra, featuring Charles Putnam from the AHQ, as well has the Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra performed by Kyle Turner. The opening number on this CD is Turner's Karankawa, an exciting Tone Poem composed for large Symphony Orchestra in 2000.

Accompanying and performing on this CD is the Sinfonia Iuventus, under the baton of Dariusz Wisniewski.

For more information about the production of this CD please see the special page on our Photo Album:



This CD can be ordered from the AHQ directly or online from the Albany Records Website:


Karankawa Introduction & Main Event Tuba Concerto 3.



Myths & Legends

(MS 1268)

 

This CD is dedicated to comtemporary composers writing specifically for horn quartet was recorded in Holland in January of 2007. Featured in this CD is Eric Ewazen's Myths and Legends; it also includes Kazimierz Machala's Intuitions and three works by Kerry Turner: Three Movements for Four Horns, Barbara Allen (horn quartet version) and Rule Britannia!

For more information about the production of this CD please see the special page on our Photo Album:


This CD can be ordered from the AHQ directly or online from the Musicians Showcase Website:


Myths and Legends: 1. Intuitions: 1. Rule Britannia!



Concerto Grosso

(RB040712CD)

 

Our long awaited recording of Robert Schumann's original 1849 version of the Konzertstück took place in Warsaw in July, 2003. With the accompaniment of the famous Sinfonia Varsovia and the baton of Dariusz Wisniewski, the AHQ also recorded three other original works for 4 horns and orchestra: Handel's Concerto in F, Telemann's Mythological Suite and Haydn's 31st Symphony "mit dem Hornsignal." This CD is only available from the AHQ!


Konzertstück: 1. Lebhaft Handel: Concerto in F Mythological Suite: Overture



Take 9

(MS 1089)

 

The production of this exciting CD took place in August, 2002, with help from the horn section of the New York Philharmonic. This brilliant CD features horn octets by Kerry Turner and Eric Ewazen. There are also riveting arrangements of Bernstein's Candid Overture, Brahm's Hungarian Dance Nr. 5, Paul Desmond's Take Five and I've Got Rhythm by Gershwin.
This CD can be ordered from the AHQ directly or online from the Musicians Showcase Website:


For more information about the production of this CD please see the special page on our Photo Album:

Take 9 Antiphonal Fanfare Grand Canyon Suite- 1: Allegro Maestoso Overture to Candide



Ricochet

(MS 1064)

 

This popular CD from the American Horn Quartet and Kerry Turner features Turner's Quartet Nr. 4 and the exciting Fandango. This CD also features other chamber music including Ricochet, performed by the Saturday Brass Quintet of New York as well as Turner's The Labyrinth, performed by the Brass of the Luxemburg Philharmonic.
This CD can be ordered online from the Musicians Showcase Website:

or from the AHQ directly.



The Well Tempered Horn

(ebs Nr. 6050)

 

The AHQ is proud to present our latest CD including works by J. S. Bach, Georg Philip Telemann and other famous Baroque composers. Many of our favorite fugues from Bach's "Wohl Temperierte Klavier" and many selections from the "Art of the Fugue" can be heard on this Album. Also included on this CD is an arrangement of the famous "Toccata and Fugue in d-minor", arranged for 6 horns by Kerry Turner, recorded with the help of Diane Eaton (hornist with the Basel Symphony Orchestra) and Andrew Hale (principal horn of the Southwest German Philharmonic in Konstanz).

For more information about the production of this CD please see the special page on our Photo Album:




Canzon Cornetto Air aus BWV 1068 Toccata und Fuge d-moll BWV 565



Im Herbst

(ebs Nr. 6046)

 

This CD contains many of the more "classical" works performed by the AHQ. The album starts off with Robert Dickow's exciting "Entrance Fanfare", followed by a number of arrangements of romantic composers such as exerpts from "Carmen", by Bizet, choral works of Brahms and Debussy piano works. Also included on this CD are original quartets for horns by Castelnouovo-Tedesco, Dauprat, Homilius and Mitushin.


Carmen Suite: 1-Entr'acte Drei Chorale-Im Herbst Tarantelle Styrienne



Unlikely Fusion

(ebs Nr. 6066)

 

The third CD involving the AHQ, this disc features chamber music of various instrumentation composed by Kerry Turner. Members of the AHQ perform such works as the "Sonata for Horn and Strings", "Sonata for Horn and Piano", "Six Lives of Jack McBride" (Horn, Violin, Tenor and Piano) and "Kaitsenko" (Brass Quintet). This combination of the Western American sound with European refinement is not to be missed.


Theme of Jack McBride Bandera (1997) For Trumpet, Horn, Trombone & Piano Sonata for Horn & Piano (1989) - I. Allegro



4x4

(ebs Nr. 6038)

 

This second CD by the AHQ has Kerry Turner's "Quartet Nr. 3" as well as the famous "Sonata fur Vier Horner" by Paul Hindemith, "Concerto for Four Horns" by Walter Perkins and an exciting arrangement of Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story".


Quartet #3 - 1) The Sooners Sonata For Four Horns - Fugato West Side Story Suite



AHQ Premiere CD

(ebs Nr. 6008)

 

The first CD produced by the American Horn Quartet includes the "Fanfare for Barcs", "Casbah of Tetouan", "Quartet Nr. 1" and "Quartet Nr. 2, Americana" by Kerry Turner. Also on this CD is Langley's "Quartet for Horns" and "Fripperies" 1 through 8 by Lowell Shaw. With guest artists Andrew Hale (horn) and Bonnie Adelson (drum).


Fanfare for Barcs Quartet No. 1: Allegro Frippery Nr. 6: Medium Fast



All of the CDs recorded by the AHQ are available by mail order from either the ensemble or Pope Instruments in Jamaica Plain, MA. In North America all CDs are US$15. Postage will be added accordingly. Elsewhere CDs are EUR15.00 plus postage. To order your CDs in North America you can please try at our US distributor at Pope Instrument Repairs, their website is www.poperepair.com. In Europe, please send your order by e-mail to sales@hornquartet.net. Preferred method for payment for orders from the AHQ is PayPal. Payment information will be sent in response to your order.

 


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