Except for a few (where Assistant Principal played), Bud played on all
records (where there are trumpet parts) for 53 years!
recordings with Mahler Symphonies, Also Sprach Zarathustra,
Picture from an Exibition etc.,etc.
spots in the Reiner CSO recordings in which Herseth shines the most:
- The Hummel Trumpet
Concerto (with Solti, CSO 1983) is available on a CSO radiothon cd.
- Bach's Brandenburg No.
2 was recorded with Solti in London but never released.
- Bach's Brandenburg No.
2 is on an unreleased video with Reiner (1962) from WGN.
Messiah with Solti, recorded 1984, reissued on CD 1990 (Decca 414
396 - 2) - Herseth on "The Trumpet Shall Sound"
(provided by concert pianist Joe
Bloom from California)
Brass ensemble with Herseth playing a
Rimski: Scheherazade: Fourth
Movment: the second of the three similar brass interludes
Strauss: Electra, scattered
moments during the second half of the second side of the record
Strauss: Don Juan (earlier of
the two recordings), a couple of brief measures
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an
2) Marketplace: some stuff
that passes by pretty quickly including the last couple of measures
Mussorgsky: Night on bald
mountain (scattered here and there)
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker: a
few passing momebnts in the March of the soldiers movement
Tchaikovsky: Sixth Symphony:
First Movement (various climaxes in the movement)
Mahler: Fourth Symphony:
First Movement (two of the big climaxes in the development section and
the very last few notes)
Debussy: Iberia: First
movement: just after the unison for horns and clarinets
Wagner: Sigfried's Rhine
Stravinsky: Song of the
Nightingale, first of the two slow trumpet solos
Mahler: Das Lied von der
Erde: first movement: midway: trumpet solo
Rossini: William Tell
Overture: opening of the last part
With other groups
- Concert in Brass
(Audiophile AP-21) 1954 - which features the Chicago Symphony Brass Ensemble with Herseth and
Schilke on trumpet, Hugh Cowden horn, Frank Crisafulli trombone and
Jacobs on tuba. The A side of the LP is old music: Reiche, Beethoven,
Weelkes, J.S Bach. B-side is more contemporary music: Hindermith,
- Symphony in Brass
AP-32) - Chicago Symphony Brass Ensemble: Adolph
Herseth and Renold Schilke, trumpets; Frank Crisafulli, trombone; Hugh A.
Crowden,french horn; Arnold Jacobs, tuba. The music: Lebow: St. Louis Blues
Tone Poem, Lebow: Brass Quintette, Lebow: Suite For Brass (Lebow wrote four
suites for brass. This one is different from the one on AP-21.)
- Contrasts for
Trumpets (Doyen #DOY CD009) 1991 which features a number of
ensemble pieces played by Bud, Tony Plog, Bo Nilsson, Urban Agnas,
Stromblad, and Otto Sauter.
- Antiphonal Music
(Sony Classical #MHK 62353) reissued 1996
- There was a recording
CBS's Music From Ravinia series on which Bud plays L'Histoire du
- There is a Deutsche
recording with Bud playing the Haydn with the Chicago Symphony.
Claudio Abbado conducting. Also on the disk are Mozart's concerti for
(Dale Clevenger), oboe (Ray Still), and bassoon (Willard
(Deutsche Grammophon 415 104-2.)
- A recording of Brandenburg
No. 2, with the CSO and James Levine, featuring Samuel Magad (vn),
Peck (fl), and Ray Still. The disk also contains Brandeburg #5
Cantata #202 with Kathleen Battle but no Bud. (RCA Gold Seal
- Mr. Herseth played the
part on Oskar Bohme's Sextet in E flat Minor with The Asbury
Quintet. The CD is on Albany Records, Troy273.
you know any other recordings, etc., please inform me: Ole.J.Utnes@hbv.no
James Nolen for information about
the Hummel Trumpet
Concerto and Bach's Brandenburg No. 2
Joe Bloom for info about
Jim Vercouteren for info
about the Solit Messiah recording