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Timofei Dokshizer: "Transcriptions"

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This is a new CD produced by Timofei Dokshizer in 2003 and distributed by David S. Miller (see order info below).

Track listing:

1. GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898 - 1937) Rhapsody in Blue 12:16
2. RHEINHOLD GLIERE (1875 - 1956) Concerto for Coloratura Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 82 11:58
3. JERRY BOCK (b. 1928) Fiddler on the Roof 8:10
4. MAX BRUCH (1838 - 1920) Kol Nidrei 11:15
5. DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH (1906 - 1975) Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet and Strings, Op. 35 21:49
Bolshoi Theater Orchestra/Alexander Lazarev, conductor [1]
USSR Ministry of Defense Wind Orchestra/Anatoly Maltsev, conductor [2]
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra/Saulius Sondeckis, conductor [3 - 5]
Sergey Solodovnik, piano [5]
Transcribed for trumpet by Timofei Dokshizer
Orchestrated by:  Timofei Dokshizer [1 - 3, 5], Boris Traubas [4]
Recorded 1978 [1], 1981 [2], 1992 [5], 1997 [3, 4]
Sound samples: Liner notes:

The name of this brilliant trumpet soloist, talented arranger, and author of hundreds of transcriptions and compositions for piano, voice, solo instrument and even orchestra, is well known throughout the world. At the age of 80, Timofei Dokshizer has recently finished his latest creative work, recording the Skriabiniana Suite and once more this famous trumpeter has proven his talents. This artist has composed for himself and many other trumpeters, orchestral repertoires of the greatest musicians of all times. In addition, working with many of the world's famous composers, numerous new works for trumpet have been commissioned. This high-level music has replaced the banal, rustic music that was in character for well-known trumpeters of the 19th century.

Timofei Dokshizer, laureate of two international competitions, finished his musical and pedagogical studies at the Gnessin Musical Institute in Moscow.  Later, he served as professor at the same Institute for thirty-five years. His professional playing experience includes serving as trumpet soloist in the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra for thirty-eight years, numerous world tours as concert soloist, and as an internationally known recording artist.  Upon graduating from the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied orchestral conducting, Dokshizer served as conductor of the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra for three years. This experience enabled him to create transcriptions of a high level for professional musicians.

This CD includes the orchestral transcription works of Timofei Dokshizer, performed on trumpet by himself.

Order information:
David S. Miller
Shreveport, LA
email: DavesTrumpet@aol.com

o.j 2003