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Snell Sessions / Fauré, Karg-Elert, Heinick, Albright / Creviston, Sax; Gruber Piano

Album Summary

>Heinick, David : Mantis, for saxophone & piano
>Albright, William : Sonata for alto saxophone & piano
>Karg-Elert, Sigfrid : Sonata Appassionata for flute solo in F sharp Minor, Op. 140
>Fauré, Gabriel : Vocalise-étude
>Bédard, Denis : Fantaisie for soprano or tenor saxophone & piano
>Muczynski, Robert : Sonata for saxophone & piano, Op. 29
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Since their first performance in Carnegie Hall in 2007, saxophonist Christopher Creviston and pianist Hannah Gruber have been guests on series and festivals across the United States. Active proponents of new music, they have commissioned works by Katherine Hoover, John Fitz Rogers and Gregory Wanamaker, among others. A former New York freelancer, Christopher Creviston is on the faculty of the Crane School of Music. He has appeared in venues ranging from Carnegie and Merkin to Paisley Park and the Apollo Theatre. In addition to his work with Hannah Gruber, Creviston performs regularly with the Capitol Quartet.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Sara M. Snell Music Theater at the Crane School of Musi.



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Works Details

>Heinick, David : Mantis, for saxophone & piano
  • Performers: Christopher Creviston (Saxophone); Hannah Gruber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2009

>Albright, William : Sonata for alto saxophone & piano
  • Performers: Christopher Creviston (Saxophone); Hannah Gruber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Karg-Elert, Sigfrid : Sonata Appassionata for flute solo in F sharp Minor, Op. 140
  • Performers: Christopher Creviston (Saxophone); Hannah Gruber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1917

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Vocalise-étude
  • Performers: Christopher Creviston (Saxophone); Hannah Gruber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1906

>Denis Bédard (1950 - ) : Fantaisie for soprano or tenor saxophone & piano
  • Performers: Christopher Creviston (Saxophone); Hannah Gruber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Muczynski, Robert : Sonata for saxophone & piano, Op. 29
  • Performers: Christopher Creviston (Saxophone); Hannah Gruber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1970