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Artist: Dean, Dan
Title: Fanfare For The Common Man
Format: CD
Label: ORIGIN CLASSICAL  ( http://originarts.com )
Catalog Number:33026
Barcode:805553302621 itemnumber=1000125022
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: CLASSICAL
Release Date: 5/21/2021
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Vocal Choir 


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"...music-making of the highest order, which plumbs the depths of all of the emotions from wonderful joys to abject lamentations." - RAUL DA GAMA. One has come to expect the unexpected from multi-talented artist Dan Dean. In the midst of a successful forty year career as a bassist, composer, producer and recording engineer, Dean has in recent years delved into classical vocal works. What began as a project for electric bass and orchestra, 2017's "Songs Without Words" evolved into a multi-layered, highly ambitious choral work, with Dean himself supplying vocals on arrangements of pieces by Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov and Mussorgsky. Shortly after its release, he began arranging more classics that inspired him and returned to the studio for this second volume. The result is Fanfare For the Common Man, featuring much loved works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Elgar, and Debussy. From Bach's Baroque masterpiece, "Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G Major," to Holst's broadly cinematic "Mars: The Bringer of War," Dean masterfully renders timeless orchestrations with the rough hewn timbre of the violin family expressed through the resonance of the human voice. Both admirably and remarkably, he achieves the tonal character of violin, viola and cello, in terms of amplitude, spectral sound and emotive objective. "...what fine musicianship and ear-opening performances. Prepare to be astonished." - Melinda Bargreen, Music Critic.

Track Listing
 1. 
[4:08]  Elgar: The Enigma Variations: IX. “Nimrod”

 2. 
[3:10]  J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G major, “Allegro” BWV 1048

 3. 
[3:34]  Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

 4. 
[2:33]  Debussy: Prelude 8, La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (“The Girl with Flaxen Hair”)

 5. 
[6:49]  Holst: The Planets - Mars, The Bringer of War

 6. 
[5:07]  J.S. Bach: Cantata “Wachet Auf Ruft Uns Die Stimme” BWV 140

 7. 
[2:50]  J.S. Bach: French Suite #1 in D minor, “Sarabande”, BWV 812

 8. 
[8:04]  W.A. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

 9. 
[2:41]  J.S. Bach: Cantata, “Jesu, Joy of Man Desiring”, BWV 147

10. 
[4:35]  Mendelssohn: Midsummer’s Night Dream - Scherzo, Opus 21

11. 
[4:53]  Khachaturian: Gayane’s Adagio


Performers on this Album
Dan Dean - Vocals, Whistle
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
Original Recording Engineer: Dan Dean
Initial Source Master Format: Digital 96kHz or higher,20Bit or higher
Mixdown Master Format: Digital 44.1kHz, 16bit
Mastering Facility: Hamburg, Germany
Mastering Engineer: Friedemann Tischmeyer
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