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'Balance' - Carter Pann: The Mechanics; John Anthony Lennon: Elysian Bridges; Stacy Garrop: The Flight of Icarus; Alfred Desenclos: Quartet / Capitol Saxophone Quartet

Album Summary

>Pann, Carter : The Mechanics
>Lennon, John Anthony : Elysian Bridges, for saxphone quartet
>Garrop, Stacy : The Flight of Icarus, for saxophone quartet
>Desenclos, Alfred : Quartet for 4 Saxophones
Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Capitol Quartet is widely considered among the most exciting chamber ensembles performing today. Comprised of concert saxophonists who are teaching faculty at outstanding music schools throughout the United States, the Capitol Quartet has captured the imaginations of critics and audiences alike. Combining innovative repertoire with virtuosic playing and an energetic engaging stage presence, the Quartet brings a unique brand of entertainment to the concert and recital stage. Quartet members Christopher Creviston, Joseph Lulloff, David Stambler and Andrew Dahlke are committed to expanding the repertoire of the saxophone quartet as well as present innovative programs featuring arrangement with orchestra, transcriptions of classical and jazz favorites and contemporary works for saxophone. This new release showcases commissioned works by Carter Pann, John Anthony Lennon and Stacy Garrop and the significant work for saxophone by Alfred Desenclos.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Blue Griffin's Studio "The Ballroom" (02/28/2013); Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University (02/28/2013); Blue Griffin's Studio "The Ballroom" (05/19/2014/05/20/2014); Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University (05/19/2014/05/20/2014); Blue Griffin's Studio "The Ballroom" (08/15/2014/08/16/2014); Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University (08/15/2014/08/16/2014).



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Works Details

>Pann, Carter : The Mechanics :: Six from the Shop Floor, for saxphone quartet
  • Ensemble: Capitol Quartet
  • Notes: Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University (08/15/2014/08/16/2014)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2013

>Lennon, John Anthony : Elysian Bridges, for saxphone quartet
  • Ensemble: Capitol Quartet
  • Running Time: 9 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 2011

>Garrop, Stacy : The Flight of Icarus, for saxophone quartet
  • Ensemble: Capitol Quartet
  • Notes: Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University (08/15/2014/08/16/2014)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 2012

>Desenclos, Alfred : Quartet for 4 Saxophones
  • Ensemble: Capitol Quartet
  • Notes: Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University (05/19/2014/05/20/2014)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1964