Six Arias by Thomas Sleeper World Premiere of Transcription for Bass Trombone & Orchestra-Reference Recording

World Premiere of Transcription for Bass Trombone & Orchestra


Thomas Sleeper’s Six Arias for Bass Trombone and Orchestra received its debut performance in concert with the Florida Atlantic University Symphony Orchestra on Thursday evening, November 21st of 2013 at 7:00 pm under the baton of Dr. Laura Joella and featuring bass trombone soloist David William Brubeck.

Originally scored for tenor and orchestra, the Six Arias have been transcribed for cello and now bass trombone. Sleeper, a noted composer, conductor and a now retired Professor of Music at the University of Miami, is himself a bass trombonist and has composed the Arias based on texts from author Ernest Hemingway.

Recording below:

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