"This recording turned out to be a memorial to the composer who died on 23 September 2006, and what a fitting memorial it was. In addition to being a gifted and under-appreciated composer, Malcolm Arnold had been a first-class trumpeter, having played in both the BBC Symphony and London Philharmonic orchestras. He always displayed a real affinity for writing for the trumpet and for the other brass instruments as well. Evidence of that is clearly demonstrated here in performances of exciting virtuosity and joy... For all brass aficionados and Malcolm Arnold fans."
Leslie Wright - MusicWebInternational.com - 1 February 2012