Fun Fridays – January 17, 2020

The famous “Toccata & Fugue in D minor” (Bach) originally composed for the organ but here performed by the Canadian Brass.

Such virtuosity! If you enjoy brass brilliance, this 10-minute performance is for you!

9 Responses to Fun Fridays – January 17, 2020

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    Sharon K Connell January 17, 2020 at 7:24 am #

    I enjoyed that. Thanks, Steve. Love to hear good brass. Sounds so majestic.

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    Donna Frawley January 17, 2020 at 7:55 am #

    That was awesome. I played the French horn in school so hearing the brass perform was great.

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    Lana Christian January 17, 2020 at 7:59 am #

    Canadian Brass is one of my favorite groups! Saw them live. Absolutely breathtaking. Words can’t do their performances justice.

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    Catherine January 17, 2020 at 9:02 am #

    Brass-tastic!

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    Sister Georjean January 17, 2020 at 10:09 am #

    Bravo!!!

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    Peg Phifer January 17, 2020 at 10:40 am #

    WOW! That was awesome. I particularly enjoyed it because my mom played the trumpet and daddy played the trombone.

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    Karen Ingle January 17, 2020 at 10:42 am #

    Delightful! The whole family stopped what they were doing to listen with me.

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    carol@carol-buchanan.com January 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm #

    Brilliant rendition of a great composition! Listening, I was struck anew at how this Bach piece, like so many others, has the structure of a good novel. The main theme starts off the music like a good hook in a story, and then the plot and characters come on, and I could hear the story unfold just as in a novel.

    Right after listening to the Canadian Brass rendition, I listened to the same Toccata and Fugue played by a young German virtuoso on a magnificent and probably very old pipe organ. Glorious music, too.

    Thank you for posting this video.

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    Roberta Sarver January 17, 2020 at 7:34 pm #

    I’m impressed! Thanks for sharing this.

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