The Legendary Trumpet Virtuosity of Rafael Méndez

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The Legendary Trumpet Virtuosity of Rafael Méndez, Vol. 1

Rafael Méndez, trumpet; The Mexico City Concert Orchestra, other unnamed accompanying ensembles

Compact disk. Summit Records DCD 177. Originally recorded in the 1940's and 50's, Remastered by Sonny Ausman.


La Virgen de la Macarena
Monterede/arr. Koff-Méndez (5:34)

A Trumpeter's Lullaby
Anderson/arr. Méndez (3:53)

Méndez Jota
Méndez (3:33)

Monti/arr. Koff- Méndez (3:47

Castrad./arr. Méndez (2:21)

Tico, Tico
trad./arr. Méndez (3:56)

Flight of the Bumble Bee
Rimsky-Korsakov/arr. Koff- Méndez (2:04)

Dark Eyes
arr. Méndez ((2:33)

I Know You Know You
mans/arr. Méndez (3:11)

arr. Méndez (2:38)

Mexican Hat Dance
trad./arr. Méndez (4:42)

Farewell, My Granada
Callejo-Barrera/arr. Koff- Méndez (4:18)

Danse Boheme (Carmen)
Bizet/arr. Koff/ Méndez (3:38)

Méndez Czardas
Méndez (3:40)

Mendelssohn Concerto
Mendelssohn/arr. Koff- Méndez (3:31)

Bell Song
Delibes/arr. Koff- Méndez (3:42)

Samba Gitana
Méndez (3:51)

La Rosita
Méndez (3:14)

Sarasate/arr. Koff- Méndez (6:17)

These recordings were originally released on 78 rpm discs during the 1940's and 1950's under the Coast, Pan American, and Azteca labels. Liner notes contain a short biography of Mr. Méndez by Dr. Del Lyren. This CD was first produced by ITG in 1995 and was free to all members of the ITG during the 1995-96 membership year.

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