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Bolero - works for saxophones by Ravel, Pierne, Escaich, Francaix / Ellipsos Saxophone Quartet

Album Summary

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Ravel, Maurice : Le tombeau de Couperin
>Pierné, Gabriel : Introduction and Variations for Saxophone Quartet "sur une ronde populaire"
>Escaich, Thierry : Le Bal, for 4 saxophones
>Escaich, Thierry : Tango Virtuoso, for ensemble
>Francaix, Jean [Composer] : Petit quatuor for saxophone quartet
>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
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Notes & Reviews:

  • A recital of French works for or arranged for saxophone quartet.
  • The Ellipsos Quartet's debut CD.
  • The Ellipsos Quartet came together in 2004.
  • Booklet notes in English, French and Germany.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013).



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Works Details

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1899

>Ravel, Maurice : Le tombeau de Couperin
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1919

>Gabriel Pierné (1863 - 1937) : Introduction and Variations for Saxophone Quartet "sur une ronde populaire"
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1936

>Escaich, Thierry : Le Bal, for 4 saxophones
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music

>Escaich, Thierry : Tango Virtuoso, for ensemble
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Jean Françaix (Composer) (1912 - 1997) : Petit quatuor for saxophone quartet
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1935

>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
  • Ensemble: Ellipsos Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
  • Notes: Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany (04/30/2013-05/03/2013)
  • Running Time: 16 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928