Recording Review

Title of Recording:Minnesota All-State Band 1992-93

Conductor: John P. Paynter

Recording Label (e.g., Angel):

Recording Type (i.e., CD, LP, Tape, Video): Tape

Recording Number if available (e.g., MCD-2160):

Pieces: Celebrations; Irish Tune From County Derry; Francesca da Remini; Samson's March; Tamoshanter

Review:
This recording contains some very musical performances. Stylistically these performances represent in my opinion, the intent of the composers. Intonation sometimes becomes a slight problem, but the presence of good balance, blend, and tone color make up for the slight inconsistencies in tuning. I think that this recording contains valuable information that one might consider when studying or performing one of these pieces.

Reviewer:Michael W. Hanson

Source:my personal recording


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