classical music: saxophone
Romances for Saxophone
Thar They Blow
Whaleco Records, 1996
15 tracks by sextet incl. Ellington medley, Tiger Rag, Take Me Out To The Ballgame plus whaling originals
Adams: City Noir
Nonesuch Records releases City Noir comprising the title piece by composer John Adams and the debut recording of his Saxophone Concerto. Both pieces are performed by the St. Louis Symphony led by Music Director David Robertson. Saxophonist Timothy McAllister is featured on both pieces. City Noir "is a symphony inspired by the peculiar ambience and mood of Los Angeles noir films, especially those produced in the late 40s and early 50," says ...
Ecm Import, 2008
First ECM recording from Helena Tulve - the gifted young Estonian composer (born 1972) whose work speaks in its own unique language through a variety of chamber music settings and with a fluid approach to form, sound and sonority. The album begins with her travers for ensemble, which attracted much attention at the 1998 International Rostrum for Composers in Paris and progresses through more recent works including Lijnen, with the wonderful ...
Glass Taverner & Nyman
Amy is an Australian classical saxophonist who grew up on Sydney's northern beaches. On her sophomore album, Amy has recorded on soprano saxophone a transcription of the Violin Concerto by Philip Glass, The Protecting Veil by John Tavener, and Where the Bee Dances by Michael Nyman. It was recorded at London's Cadogan Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Mikel Toms. Amy is a strong advocate for contemporary music, and people may be ...
Music for Saxophone & Orchestra
Music for Saxophone & Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon, 2003
The Hilliard Ensemble
Ecm Records, 1999
Pierre Max Dubois
Deutsche Grammophon, 2002
Soliliquy: Music for Saxaphone & Band
Koto Uta / Voyage I / Saxophone Concerto
Bach & Noodles
Crystal Records, 1995
Double Concerto / Harpsichord Cto / Trombone Cto
Angel Records, 2004
Celebrated for his modular, repetitive style, minimalist composer Michael Nyman was among experimental music's most high-profile proponents, best known in connection with his film scores for director Peter Greenaway. Born in London on March 23, 1944, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music and King's College, London, under communist composer Alan Bush and Thurston Dart, a musicologist specializing in the English Baroque. Under Dart's tutelage, ...
Symphony 2 / Interlude From Orphee
Original jewel case and cover art.
Russell Peck, Composer
Albany Records, 2000
Glassworks remains Philip Glass's bestseller from the middle period of his career, the recording by means of which many listeners familiarized themselves with his music. Conceived as a thematically whole instrumental studio album taking advantage of the promotional and marketing capabilities of what was then Glass's new major label (CBS, now Sony Classical) and targeted at consumers intrigued with his newfound notoriety, Glassworks features ...
Tis the Season: Celebrate with WSaxQ
Washington Saxophone Quartet
Americus Records, Inc., 2011
Tis the Season is a new Christmas CD by the Washington Saxophone Quartet. Beautiful sounds for the holidays, with new arrangements of familiar works. 26 tracks with 70 minutes of music to enjoy.
Sax Pax for a Sax
The London Saxophonic
The first new music from Moondog, nee Louis Hardin, in more than 20 years, Sax Pax for A Sax is probably the best introduction to the work of this eccentric former street musician. A joyous outburst, Sax Pax touches on influences ranging from Miles Davis' groundbreaking "Birth of the Cool," sessions ("Dog Trot"), medieval motets ("Tout Suite No. 1 in F Major"), and bebop's harmonic innovations ("Bird's Lament" and "Present for the Prez"). ...
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