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