The Legendary Trumpet Virtuosity of Rafael Méndez

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The Legendary Trumpet Virtuosity of Rafael Méndez, Vol. 1

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

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

Repertoire:

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)

Czardas
Monti/arr. Koff- Méndez (3:47

Chiapanacas
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)

Yuba
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)

Zigeunerweisen
Sarasate/arr. Koff- Méndez (6:17)

Comments:
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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