Today's Classical Music Video

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Maurice Andre: the Passing of a Trumpet Virtuoso

The great French trumpet virtuoso Maurice Andre died this week at the age of 78. He had been in retirement for several years. In his prime he was the foremost trumpet soloist of his generation. His many recordings cover virtually the entire solo literature for his instrument. In this video he plays the first movement from Haydn's Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra. Paul E. Robinson

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