On Sunday 3rd January, the Onyx Brass recording of Bach’s C major fugue was broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Featured on the Sunday Morning programme, Sarah Walker, the presenter commented on the “lovely, sonorous arrangement” and the “fresh, organic growth” of the performance, making it so suitable to herald in the New Year. Visit the BBC website to listen again.
The music as always is available in hard copy and download. Click the Shop Now button below to purchase.
Fugue BWV 846 in C Major by JS Bach arr. David Gordon Shute DOWNLOAD
It will soon be 20th December and the end of the OBP sale will be upon us. So to mark this we thought that we would make all of the Shostakovich Fugues 30% off. Just add the code SHOST30 at the checkout to take advantage. What’s more you can still get 25% off everything else at the same time by adding the sale code 25OFF.
To give you an idea of what the amazing, melancholic, and epic fugues of Shostakovich sound like on brass, here’s a little teaser video with all ten that are available mashed into one 2:30 ad. The sound comes from our Chandos recording Fugue.
For those interested in the order: 1, G major 2, B minor 3, D major 4, A flat major 5, E minor 6, C major 7, G minor 8, G sharp minor 9, D flat major 10, D minor