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"Harmen Vanhoorne is the blueprint of the modern 21st century cornet soloist made flesh and blood, the next generation protean performer in excelsis"
"Heralding a new era of cornet playing’, so said Roger Webster. I can only agree with him. This CD is a must have for all the cornet players willing to play and listen to new and young compositions."
"Vanhoorne emerges as a magnificent soloist, thrilling in his florid, gymnastic runs and in the mini-cadenza prior to the movement’s conclusion" "it’s powerfully translated by Vanhoorne and reinforces Clarke’s reputation as a composer who is led by the image" "After a brief, rapid declamation, Vanhoorne conveys Clarke’s flight-of-the-bumblebee-edge-of-the-seat solo writing with exemplary clarity against an ever-shifting collage of brass band texture."
-Music Web International
"serving as a dauntingly stamina-sapping vehicle for the talents of Harmen Vanhoorne, the soloist responds in stunning fashion, displaying a range of dynamics and tonal variation that is hair rising in its sheer commitment, breathtaking virtuosity and drama. The work sits as a surrealist inspired tour de force that plays magnificent and deeply personally to Vanhoorne’s outstanding talents"
-Brass Band World
"Exit Brass! deliver an enjoyable hour of high quality music that amply demonstrated their individual as well as collective excellence"
"That’s some trick to pull off – but Exit Brass! seems to be a group that certainly has a touch of magic."
8th place, top 100 Belgium
-Itunes November 2017
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