Joseph Turrin

Turrin  Joseph 2  Portraits  Tp203

2 Portraits
for flugelhorn and piano

Turrin  Joseph 3  Episodes  Tp255

3 Episodes
for trumpet and piano

Turrin  Joseph  Asterism  Tb78

Asterism
for 16 trombones

Turrin  Joseph  Caprice  Tp190

Caprice
for trumpet and piano

Turrin  Joseph  Concert  Piece  Tu168

Concert Piece N° 1
for euphonium and piano

Turrin  Joseph  Elegy  Tp202

Elegy
for trumpet and string orchestra

Turrin  Joseph 4  Miniatures  Tp211

Four Miniatures
for trumpet and piano

Turrin  Joseph  In  Memoriam  Tp242

In Memoriam
for trumpet and piano

Turrin  Joseph  Intrada  Tp201

Intrada
for trumpet and piano

Turrin  Joseph  O  Come And  Dwell In  Me  Ens205

O Come and Dwell in Me
for trumpet, trombone and piano

Turrin  Joseph  Solarium  Ens122

Solarium
for brass quartet and piano

Turrin  Joseph  Soundscapes  Ens123

Soundscapes
for brass quintet

Turrin  Joseph  Symmetries  Pno65

Symmetries
for 2 pianos

Turrin  Joseph  Two  Images  Tp312

Two Images
for flugelhorn, trumpet solo

Joseph Turrin

Joseph Turrin (*1947)

Joseph Turrin’s multifaceted career encompasses an amazingly wide range of musical talents. As composer, he has been recognized with major commissions and performances from the New York Philharmonic, Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Academy Orchestra, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Baltimore Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, New Orleans Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, New Mexico Symphony, Atlantic Brass Quintet, US Army Band, North American Brass Band Association, New Jersey Chamber Music Society, Meet the Composer and the Little Orchestra Society of New York.

Soloist’s and conductors who have performed his works include: Eric Leinsdorf, Kurt Masur, Hugh Wolff, Philipp Smith, Wynton Marsalis, Harvey Philips, Joseph Alessi, Lew Soloff, Carol Wincenc and others. 

Besides his large contribution to symphonic and chamber music he has composed works for the musical theater, opera, choral, solo instrumental, vocal solo, wind symphony, brass band, narrator and orchestra, and film.

He received his formal education at the Eastman School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. He has received awards and grants from the United Nations (for his contributions in the arts), ASCAP, American Music Center and the New Jersey State Council of the Arts. In film, he has gained success as composer and orchestrator for such films as: A New Life, Nightmare on Elm Street 3, Tough Guys don’t Dance, Weeds and Kingdom of Shadows. In 1986 he was commissioned to write an original score for the restoration of the silent film classic Sadie Thompson.

He also did the Orchestration for the 1992 Olympic Fanfare for the summer Olympic ceremonies in Barcelona, Spain. His works are recorded on Teldec, Cala, Crystal, DeHaske, Josara and EMI labels.

Intrada
for trumpet and piano

Intrada Intrada

Four Miniatures
for trumpet and piano

I. Fanfare I. Fanfare

II. Intermezzo II. Intermezzo

III. Canto III. Canto

III. Tarantella III. Tarantella

Concert Piece N° 1
for euphonium and piano

Concert Piece Concert Piece

2 Portraits
for flugelhorn and piano

I. Psalm I. Psalm

II. Incantation II. Incantation