Splendour of the trumpet - famous trumpet concertos

Splendour of the Trumpet - Famous Trumpet Concertos

Theo Mertens

Joseph Haydn, Henry Purcell, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Georg Philipp Telemann

Available as CD

Inspiration

Glorious brass: Even as far back as the Baroque, trumpets were extremely popular. Telemann devoted three exquisitely crafted concertos to the trumpet and Purcell’s trumpet sonatas personify the musical pomp and splendour of their age with their radiant, majestic tone. Leopold Mozart’s concerto is