Steven Mead (euphonium) with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force

World of Brass
Price: £13.95 including VAT at 20%

Pearls is the worthy successor to the superb, award-winning Diamonds that Mead recorded with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force in 2012.

Here, Mead is at his virtuosic best in a recording that will delight casual listeners as well as the most dedicated devotees of the euphonium. The repertoire covers many style and includes some wonderful new compositions.


  Pearls II (Roland Szentpali)    
1       I. Nissan 300 ZX   3:20
2       II. For Deny   5:21
3       III. The Last Dance   5:12
4 Sir Eu (Thomas Doss)   11:25
5 A Child Is Born (Thad Jones, arr. Stephen Bulla)   4:43
6 Fast Forward (Hans Van der Heide)   3:30
7 Ascension (Tom Davoren) Ben Godfrey (trumpet) and Steven Mead (euphonium) 8:11
8 Amazing Grace (Traditional, arr. Stephen Bulla) Misa Mead and Steven Mead (euphoniums) 3:20
9 Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Stephen Bulla)   9:57
10 Romance from “The Gadfly” (Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Ed Keeley)   4:00
11 Euphonic (Franz Cibulka)   11:34