ENREGISTREMENTS - Recordings
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this chapter cannot be saved but only listened.
"I've never run after money ; on the contrary, i've always
tried to play the trumpet better, and this is that
which has paid off." M.A
A discography (over 250 recordings) will be found in the last part of Guy Touvron's book about Maurice André
(opus quoted.) This discography was written by Olivier Delavault. See also Lowrey's International Trumpet Discography.
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With all my thankings to Mr Jean-Noël GARDE for the following mp3 samples.
Exclusivity : listen to Maurice ANDRE's LP 45 ODEON albums
Avec Herbert von Karajan
"He's undoubtedly the best trumpet player but he's not from our world" Karajan
"Karajan was working too fast, i did not like that (...) He was a businessman.
He was the very first conductor to do videos and was recording three time faster than the others."
"My beloved recording is the Adagio of Albinoni with organist Jane Parker-Smith."
(This adagio from Giazotto/Albinoni is played in the version of great composer and arranger Jean-Michel Defaye)s
Maurice ANDRE, tpt
Wolfang KARIUS, church organ
Guy PEDERSEN, double bass
Gus WALLEZ, drums
Aria from D suite
Badinerie from B minor Suite
French Tune & Variations :
Air - Le petit quinquin
baroque (1970) - Another recording cherished by
with superb arrangements written by Jean-Michel Defaye.
Note that, despite the cover image, Maurice is playing here only the piccolo trumpet (4 valves).
EMI published, in 2008, an album (2 CD) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the great trumpet player
Find old recordings on CDandLP :
"I always loved Bach (...) My greatest musical pleasure has been when i was
playing Bach with Karl Richter (...) I hear two measures of Bach and i find myself in another world." MA
(Collection from M. Jean-Noël GARDE)
Samples from the LP " Ave Maria"
BACH - Magnificat
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to the gorgeous Nadir's romance " Je crois entendre encore"- Act 1 - The Pearlfishers from Georges BIZET