Richard Stoelzel, trumpet; Tianshu Wang, piano

1. Bruce Broughton: Oliver’s Birthday

James Stephenson: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano

2. Maestro – March

3. Lento – Waltz

4. Vivo

5. Eric Ewazen: Ballade

6. Eric Ewazen: Pastorale

7. Lewis Stewart: Folk Music

8. Eric Ewazen: Prayer and Praise

9. Bruce Boughton: Following

10. Joseph Turrin: Intrada

11. Eric Ewazen: Grand Valley Fanfare


Route 66

Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

1. Night and Day

2. Zing Went the Strings (of My Heart)  (arr. Stephenson)

3. September in the Rain

4. You and the Night and the Music  (arr. Stephenson)

5. I’ve Got You Under My Skin

6. Let’s Face the Music and Dance  (arr. Stephenson)

7. Summer Wind

8. I Get Along Without You Very Well

9. Nice ‘N’ Easy

10. The Lady is a Tramp

11. Get Happy

12. What’s New

13. I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You)

14. Let Yourself

15. You Are My Lucky Star  (arr. Stephenson)

16. Lisbon Antigua (In Old Lisbon)  (arr. Stephenson)

17. Brother John

18. Route 66  (arr. Stephenson)


The Christy Oboe Quartet

Judy Christy, oboe; Jay Christy, violinJan-Marie Christy Joyce, viola;
John Marcy, cello
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Quartet in F Major

1. Allegro

2. Adagio

3. Rondeaux: Allegro
J. C. Bach: Quartet in E-flat Major

4. Largo

5. Allegro con spirito


6. Benjamin Britten: Phantasy Quartet

7. W. A. Mozart: Adagio in G Major
James Stephenson: Oboe Quartet

8. Theme and Variations

9. Finale


Christmas Time

Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra1. Sing With Us Of Christmas

2. Precious Moments (from “Home Alone”)  (arr. Stephenson)

3. I Wonder As I Wander

4. Christmastime Is Here – (from “A Charlie Brown Christmas”)

5. It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

6. Silent Night

7. Little Drummer Boy

8. We Need A Little Christmas – (from “Mame”)

9. Christmas Song, The  (arr. Stephenson)

10. Caroling Fun

11. Jingle Bell Rock

12. I’ll Be Home For Christmas

13. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

14. Silver Bells


Muse Art

The Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art in partnership
with The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

1. Stella Sung: Night Bloom

(based on Night Bloom, 1978, by Memphis Wood)

2, 3, 4. Dennis Kam: Seeing Frankenthaler

(based on Gateway, 1988, by Helen Frankenthaler)

James Stephenson: Landscapes

5. Dawn Landscape

6. Dusk Landscape

(based on Dusk and Dawn, 1946, by Alexander Calder)


On Silver Wings United States Air Force Band of Liberty

Conducted by Lieutenant Colonel Larry H. Lang1. American Fanfare  (Stephenson)

2. On Silver Wings

3. Dawn Flight

4. Commando March

5. From the Kitty Hawk to the Stars

6. Beyond

7. Blue Shades

8. The Air Force Hymn

9. No Finer Calling: An Airman’s Symphony


Music Tales

Musicians Out of the Box

1. Goldilocks and the Three B’s

2. The Three Little Pigs

3. The Story of Ferdinand

4. Two Tales from the Arabian NightsThe Mysteries
of Harris Burdick
original music by James Stephenson

5. Another Place, Another Time

6. Under the Rug

7. The Harp

8. The Third-floor Bedroom
The Prince and the Mermaid

9. The Song of the Sea

10. Waltz

11. Minuet
12. Scherzo

13. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

14. Goodnight Moon


End of the Matter

Eric Berlin, Eduardo Leandro, Lynn Klock, Nadine Shank1. Stephenson: Vignettes - Running with Lionel

2. Stephenson: Vignettes - Chasing Igor

3. Stephenson: Vignettes - Chuck’s March

4. Stephenson: Vignettes - Dinner with Andre

5. Stephenson: Vignettes - Waltz in Berlin

6. Stephenson: Vignettes - Perpetuum

7. Stephenson: Vignettes - Max

8. Charles Bestor: Concerto Piccolo -Praeludium

9. Charles Bestor: Concerto Piccolo -Fantasia

10. Charles Bestor: Concerto Piccolo – Ostinato

11. Salvatore Macchia: The End of the Matter

12. Michael Ellison: Elegy

13. Evan Hause: Street Jam

14. Bradshaw: Sonata – I

15. Bradshaw: Sonata – II

16. Bradshaw: Sonata – III

17. Bradshaw: Sonata – IV1. Night and Day



Kiev Philharmonic conducted by Robert Ian Winstin

1. Toboccan
2. Sing NoelDark Carols
3. Fast It Falls
4. Less Than a Week Before Christmas

5. My Darling Dear

6. The Year

7. When Your Song Rang Out to Me

8. The Angel’s Song

9. The Miracle Carol

10. O Come, O Come Emmanuel

11. The Magic of Christmas  by James Stephenson



Richard Watson and Douglas Major1. Glimmers of Hope  (Stephenson)

2. La Tranquillité

3. A Hymn for the Lost and the Living

4. L’espérance

5. Elegy, Opus 27

6. La douceur

7,8,9. Trois prières sans paroles

10. L’amement

11. Prayer for a Dead Soldier

12. La majesté

13. Sernaine sainte à Cuzco

14. L’amour

15. Prayer of Saint Gregory

16. La grâce

17. Variations grégoriennes sur un Salve Regina



The Madison Symphony Orchestra1. Winter Wonderland  (arr. Stephenson)
2. Star of Bethlehem (from Home Alone)
3. Panis Angelicus
4. I Saw Three Ships/Bring a Torch  (arr. Stephenson)
5. Jingle Bells
6. The Nutcracker
7. Ave Maria Excerpts from Seven Joys of Christmas
8. II The Joy of Bells
9. IV The Joy of Children
10. VI The Joy of Dance
11. VII The Joy of Song
12. Joyous Noe
l13. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
14. Polonaise from Christmas Eve
15. Concerto in C minor, II Adagio
16. Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2


Heritage to Horizons

United States Air Force Heritage of America Band

Conducted by Major Douglas Monroe1. Fanfare for Freedom

2. National Anthem

3. Crown Imperial

4. Magna Charta

5. 1607; the Dream Comes Alive

6. Jamestown

7. Yorktown

8. Yankee Doodle

9. York Fusillers

10. The World Turned Upside Down

11. Yorktown Centennial March

12. New England Triptych – Be Glad Then America

12. New England Triptych – When Jesus Wept

12. New England Triptych – Chester

15. The Patriot – Main Theme

16. Variations on ‘America’

17. American Fanfare  (Stephenson)



Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
The Mummy

1. The Sand Volcano
The Mask of Zorro

2. Don’t Mess With “Z”

3. Main Title

Air Force One

4. Main Title/The Parachutes

The Rock

5. Chopper Flyby

6. End Title


7. End Credits

Mighty Joe Young

8. Dedication and Windsong

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

9. Day at the Races

10. Main Title/The Flag Parade

L.A. Confidential

11. Bridge of Honor/L.A. Confidential

The Prince of Egypt

12. When You Believe  (arr. Stephenson)

The X-Files

13. What’s That Hum?

14. Threnody in X

A Bug’s Life

15. The Time of Your Life


16. Main Title  (arr. Stephenson)


17. A Stroll in New York City

18. Main Title

Shakespeare in Love

19. Main Title


20. Iceberg!

21. Back in Titanic


22. Main Title


The Night Before Christmas

Burning River Brass1. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

2. I Saw Three Ships

3. In the Bleak Midwinter

4. Sussex Carol

5. Fum, fum, fum

6. I Wonder as I Wander

7. Fantasy Noël

8. Joseph est bien Marié

9. Burning River Nutcracker

10. Overture (arr. Sorenson)

11. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (arr. Feder)

12. Waltz (arr. Cutler)

13. Spanish Dance “Chocolate”  (arr. Stephenson)

14. Pas de Deux (arr. Morgan)

15. Mother Gigogne (arr. Ferguson)

16. Jingle Bells

17. Christmas ‘Toons



Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

1. My Heart Will Go On · from Titanic
2. Sail Away (Orinoco Flow)

3. Time to Say Goodbye  (arr. Stephenson)

4. Tears in Heaven

5. Every Breath You Take  (arr. Stephenson)

6. The Mummer’s Dance

7. Candle in the Wind

8. Nessun Dorma · from Turandot

9. Kiss from a Rose  (arr. Stephenson)

10. I Believe I Can Fly · from Space Jam

11. I Will Always Love You · from

12. The Music of the Night · from Phantom of the Opera

13. Simple Gifts, A Shaker Melody · from Lord of the

14. How Do I Live · from Can Air

15. Malagueña

16. Tell Him


A Mild Fantasie

Richard Stoelzel1. Fantasie for Trumpet and Piano  (Stephenson)

Trio Sonata  (Stephenson)

2. Andante Semplice

3. Interlude

4. Devil’s Mischief

Concerto for Trumpet in C & Piano

5. Moderately Fast

6. Like an Anthem

7. As before, but slightly more intense

8. Hymn for the Lost and the Living


9. American Chestnut

10. Michigan Monkeyflower

11. Monterey Spineflower

12. Sandplain False Foxglove


13. Standing Defiantly / Vibrant, Bustling City

14. Aftermath

15. Rising Like the Phoenix

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The Great Trumpet Sonatas

Jouko Harjanne, trumpet & Kari Hänninen,
pianoPaul Hindemith (1895 – 1963)
Sonata für Trompete in B und Klavier (1939)

1. Mit Kraft
2. Mäßig bewegt

3. Trauermusik, Sehr langsam Eric Ewazen (b. 1954)

Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (1995)

4. Lento-Allegro moderato

5. Allegretto

6. Allegro con Fuoco James M. Stephenson, III (b. 1969)

Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (2001)

7. Maestoso – March Tempo

8. Lento – Waltz

9. Vivo Karl Pilss (1902 – 1979)

Sonate für Trompete und Klavier (1935)

10. Allegro appassionato

11. Adagio, molto cantabile