Nicolas Prost: The Art of the Saxophone - Music by Connesson, Escaich, Francaix, Kagel, Debussy, et al. / Jean-Yves Formeau; Eric Aubier; Anne Lecapelain; et al.
1 CD / Indesens / 2014-09-09Works: Guillaume Connesson: Techno Parade, for 2 soprano saxophones & piano; Graham Fitkin: Hard Fairy; Mauricio Kagel: Reed (from Rrrrr... 5 Jazzstücke), for alto saxophone; Jun Nagao: Paganini Lost; ...
Performers: Baba, Misaki; Fourmeau, Jean-Yves; Lecapelain, Anne; Prost, Nicolas; Wagschal, Laurent
Conductors: Prost, Nicolas; Aubier, Eric
Ensemble: Ensemble de saxophones de Paris; Ensemble International de Saxophones
With «The Art of Saxophone» Nicolas Prost offers a view of the instrument, energizing and dynamic but certainly full of lyricism. The paths he takes...continue...
Thierry Escaich (b.1965): Magic Circus - Chamber music with winds / Eric Aubier; Nicolas Prost. Initium Wind Ens.
1 CD / Indesens / 2014-06-10Works: Thierry Escaich: Magic Circus, for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons & 2 french horns; Mecanic Song, for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn & piano; Le Bal, for 4 saxophones; Antiennes Oubli&...
Performers: Aubier, Eric; Escaich, Thierry; Prost, Nicolas
Conductors: ; Aubier, Eric
Ensemble: Axone Saxophone Quartet; Indésens Septet; Initium Wind Ensemble; Paris Saxophone Ensemble; Vendôme Clarinet Quartet
Aria - works for solo saxophone by Nyman, Handel, Bozza, Faure, et al. / Gerard McChrystal, saxophone
1 CD / First Hand / 2014-02-18Works: George Frederick Handel: Concerto grosso in B flat major, Op. 3/2, HWV 313; Michael Nyman: Why?, song (for the film "The Diary of Anne Frank"); If; Michael McGlynn: Aisling, for melody instrument & c...
Performers: De Silva, Shiroma; McChrystal, Gerard; Ogden, Craig [Guitar]; Scott, Andy [Engineer]; Tanaka, Karen
Conductors: Pendlebury, Nic; ; Doherty, Donal
Ensemble: ; Codetta; Smith Quartet; Trinity Laban String Ensemble
This brilliantly devised CD from Gerard McChrystal is a deeply personal album; at times melancholic, the music is always beautiful and captivating. Indeed, Aria has...continue...
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Links - Concertos for saxophone & band by Hazo, Jex, McMichael, Balmages, Grigoras / Lynn Klock, saxophone
1 CD / Albany Records / 2014-01-14Works: Samuel R. Hazo: Concerto for alto saxophone & wind ensemble; David Jex: Sweet Sorrows, concerto for alto saxophone & wind ensemble; Alto Adventure, for alto saxophone & wind ensemble; Catherine McMic...
Performers: Klock, Lynn
Conductors: Zeisler, Dennis
Ensemble: Virginia Wind Symphony
Lynn Klock has been an enthusiastic participant in new music for the saxophone for more than 40 years, with dozens of composers having written new...continue...
Recording information: Salem High School, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, Virginia....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-07-30Works: Noah Creshevsky: The Four Seasons, for voices, chamber ensemble & electronics
Performers: Adachi, Tomomi; Avery, Teodross; Banner, Adrian [Piano]; Buzzarté, Monique; Cawley, Jeremiah [Vocals]; Denio, Amy; Friedland, Sherman; Griffith, Beth; Gross, Rich; Hanson, Kathy; Heidt, Gary; ...
1 CD / Innova / 2012-11-13Works: Ken Field: Taxonomy, film score; Twist of Fate, film score; Sensorium, film score for double string quartet; Double Expose, ballet
Performers: Bierylo, Michael; Denio, Amy; Dowd, Will; Encanti; Field, Ken [Sax/Flute]; Lurie, Jessica; Moye, Leslie [Cello]; Namkoong, Carol [Piano]; Neighbors, Phil; Rabson, Mimi; Scott, Rick
Ensemble: Packer Dance
On Sensorium: Music For Dance & Film - his third release for innova Recordings - Boston-based Ken Field brings together his music for Bridgman/Packer Dance...continue...
Recording information: Mortal Music, Charlestown, MA....continue...
1 CD / Paladino Music / 2012-08-28Works: Helmut Rogl: Keine Sorgen Fantasie, for alto saxophone & piano, Op. 50; Seven Up, for 4 saxophones, Op. 22; Solos (3) for saxophone (from the film "Sonnenspuren"), Op. 34; Swinging Memories, for 4 sa...
Performers: Hofer, Gerhard; Rohrsdorfer, Peter; Rummel, Martin
Ensemble: 4saxess (Saxophone Quartet)
Recording information: Schloá Weinberg, Kefermarkt, Austria (2011-07-15&2012-04-17_2012-)....continue...
Here, The Cliffs - Orchestral Music of Hilary Tann / Frantisek Novotny, violin; Debra Richtmeyer, saxophone
1 CD / North/South / 2012-06-26Works: Hilary Tann: With the Heather and Small Birds, for orchestra; In the First, Spinning Place, for alto saxophone & orchestra; From the Feather to the Mountain, for orchestra; Here, the Cliffs, for viol...
Performers: Novotny, Frantisek; Richtmeyer, Debra
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
Ensemble: ; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
With the Heather and Small Birds was inspired by poetry of Welsh bard John Ceiriog Hughes. Tann pays homage throughout the work to several Welsh...continue...
Recording information: Bratislava, Slovak Republic (2005-11-21_2005-11-23&2009-)....continue...
3 CD / MSR Classics / 2012-05-08Works: Robert Ackerman: Langsamer Satz, for string quartet; Morceaux (2) for string quartet; Changes, for 7 players; Dark Circling, improvisation for alto saxophone & bass; Interplay, for 16 players; Circli...
Performers: Ackerman, Robert; Hanlon, Bob; Johns, Steve [Drummer]; Kapp, Bobby; Kim, Andy; Richmond, Mike [Bass]; Saarinen, Martti; Sayek, Tom; Silverstein, Steven; Willems, Tristan
Conductors: Willems, Tristian; Willems, Tristan;
Ensemble: ; Athena String Orchestra; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Bratislava
Saxophonist and composer Robert Ackerman separates this 3-CD set into three parts - the first his compositions for orchestra, the second for smaller ensembles and...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 2012-02-05Works: Jonathon Grasse: Rua Bambuí, for guitar; Scenes (5) from the Life of Edward de Vere, for 4 players; Flutations, for flute quartet; Letters from Brazil, for saxophone & guitar; Impossible Miniatu...
Performers: Grasse, Jonathon; Gravelle, Buzz; Kravchak, Richard; Masek, Douglas; Smith, James; Yates, Peter
Ensemble: Los Angeles Flute Quartet; Sonu Ensemble; SurrealEstate
1 CD / Navona / 2011-04-26Works: Lee Actor: Concerto for alto saxophone & orchestra; Dance Rhapsody, for orchestra; Concerto for horn & orchestra; Opening Remarks, for orchestra; Celebration Overture, for orchestra
Performers: Nitran, Karol; Richtmeyer, Debra
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
This latest release from Lee Actor features five compositions: Concerto for Alto Saxophone, which exploits the instrument's considerable dramatic and expressive possibilities; Dance Rhapsody, which...continue...
Recording information: Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava, Slovakia....continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2009-07-28Works: Lei Liang: Serashi Fragments; Some Empty Thoughts of a Person from Edo; Memories of Xiaoxiang; Trio for Cello, Piano and Percussion; In Praise of Shadows; My Windows; Brush-Stroke
Performers: Karis, Aleck; Lin, Chien-Kwan; Ohnishi, Takae; Robison, Paula [Flute]
Conductors: ; Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Arditti Quartet (String Quartet); Callithumpian Consort
Lei Liang (b.1972) began his musical studies in China, completing them in the USA. His music aims at a deeper philosophical engagement with musical sound...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2009-06-16Works: John Zorn: Fils des etoiles; This Way Out; Music for Children; Bikini Atoll; Bone Crusher; Dreamer of Dreams; Cycles du Nord; SooKi's Lullaby
Performers: Abel, Dave; Abel, David [violin/vla]; Baptista, Cyro; Cohen, Greg; Coleman, Anthony; Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Hudgins, Jeff; Johnson, Dane; Lacamoire, Alex; Reed, Lou; Ribot, Marc; Sanesi, A...
Ensemble: Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio; Prelapse
There has never been a CD quite like 'Music For Children'. The first installment of Zorn's challenging and controversial Music Romance trilogy (that includes 'Taboo...continue...
1 CD / Gega New / 2009-05-12Works: Yassen Vodenitcharov: Maji music; Rain-making song; Studies (4) for Harpsichord; Répliques; Songs (6) for dead leaves
Performers: Fancher, Susan; Joly, Celine; Kassabova-Kushinchanova, Rozalina; Malézieux, Sylvain
Conductors: ; Palikarov, Grigor
Ensemble: Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal; French Flute Orchestra
Born in 1964, Yassen Vodenitcharov studied at the Sofia National Conservatory and graduated from the Paris National Conservatory. He is a graduate of IRCAM in...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 2009-03-01Works: Bruce Babcock: Irrational exuberance; Mark Carlson: Intermezzo, for saxophone; Shardad Rohani: Concerto for saxophone & orchestra; Bruce Broughton: Remembrance; Victor Morosco: Blue Caprice; Ladd McI...
Performers: Masek, Douglas; Smith, James; Speltz, David H.; Thomas, Luise
Conductors: Rohani, Shardad
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Internationally renowned performer and teacher of the saxophone, Douglas Masek is sought after by orchestras and concert series to perform concertos and solo recitals on...continue...
3 CD / Cybele / 2008-07-01Works: Hans-Werner Schneider: Wenn ich auf einem Instrument spiele... , for tape (When I Play on an Instrument); John McCaughey: Manche Lucias und Desdemonas; Max E. Keller: Sie; Dirk Reith: Entwurf eines P...
Performers: Henius, Carla; Keller, Max E.; Otto, Simone; Suter, Hans
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1 CD / Crystal Records / 2007-10-30Works: Ron Nelson: Danza capriccio; Charles Koechlin: Pieces (15) for Horn and Piano, Op. 180; Monodies (11), Op 216; Paul Bonneau: Caprice en forme de Valse; Elliot del Borgo: Canto, for alto saxophone; He...
Performers: Radell, Judith; Versace, Angelo; Warren, Ron; Young, Keith R.
1 CD / Innova / 2007-10-23Works: William Albright: Fantasy Etudes, for saxophone quartet; Heater; Pit Band, for alto saxophone, bass clarinet & piano; Doo-Dah for three saxophones; Sonata for alto saxophone & piano; Spoken Word: Wil...
Performers: Herskowitz, Matt; Levy, Matthew; Lowenstern, Michael; Nonken, Marilyn; Sullivan, Tamur; Whitcombe, Michael
Conductors: ; Reynolds, H. Robert
Ensemble: ; Prism Quartet (Saxophone Quartet)
1 CD / MSR Classics / 2007-08-01Works: James M. Stephenson III: Vignettes, for trumpet & percussion; Charles Bestor: Concerto Piccolo, for trumpet & electronics; Salvatore Macchia: The End of the Matter, for trumpet, vibraphone & marimba;...
Performers: Berlin, Eric; Klock, Lynn; Leandro, Eduardo; Shank, Nadine
Eric Berlin has been the Principal Trumpet of our hometown Albany Symphony since 1998 and leads a musical life devoted to exploration and diversity. His...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2007-07-01Works: Mark Engebretson: Where Does Love Go?, for viola & live electronics; Duo Concertante, for 2 alto saxophones & orchestra (or piano); Events, for cello & digital media; Energy Drink II, for flute; Say ...
Performers: Engebretson, Mark; Fadial, John; Fancher, Susan; Guillen, Lorena; Orenstein, Janet; Rawls, Scott; Stusek, Steve; Wagendristel, Alexander; Wagner-Kraft, Ingrid; Whitehouse, Brooks; Zandmane, Inara
3 CD / Basta / 2007-05-01Works: Jacob Ter Veldhuis: The body of your dreams; Heartbreakers; Jesus is Coming; Grab it!; Billie; Buku; May This Bliss Never End; Les Soupirs de Rameau; Garden of Love; Able to Be; Tatatata; Lipstick; G...
Performers: Berman, René; Bornkamp, Arno; De Man, Annelie; Escuer, Alejandro; Frigo, Connie; Kort, Irma; Linden, Johan van der; Merwijk, Willem van; Russo, Andrew; Veldhuis, Jacob Ter; Wieringa, Kees
Ensemble: Aurelia Saxophone Quartet; Electra; Electric Company; The Houdini's
1 CD / Arf! Arf! Records / 2006-08-08Works: Erik Lindgren: Chamber Suite; Levels of Insanity I; Levels of Insanity II
Performers: Adams, Steve [saxophone]; Bear, Baby [percussion]; Crudder, Kevin; Field, Ken; Hunter, Richard; Lindgren, Erik; Maness, G. Andrew; Miller, Roger [Classical]; Pandapas, Kim; Scott, Rick [classical]; S...
2 CD / ERM Media / 2006-03-01Works: Mark Edwards Wilson: Delphi, for orchestra; Paula Diehl: Landward, for orchestra; Alan Frederick Shockley: The Night Copies Me in All Its Stars, for orchestra; Sherry Martin Woods: Wisdom Fanfare, fo...
Performers: Puntus, Oleg
Conductors: Winstin, Robert Ian
Ensemble: Kiev Chamber Chorus; Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2005-09-13Works: Philip Glass: Another Look at Harmony, Part IV, for chorus & electric organ; Etudes (10) for Piano; Concerto for Saxophone Quartet, for sax quartet & orchestra; Tirol Concerto, for piano & orchestra;...
Performers: Barnes, Paul; Coon, Kenneth; Davies, Dennis Russell [Piano/Conductor]; Glass, Philip; Raschèr, Carina; Riesman, Michael; Weinberger, Bruce; White, Harry-Kinross
Conductors: Riesman, Michael; ; Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Philip Glass Ensemble; Raschèr Saxophone Quartet; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra; Western Wind (Vocal Ens.)
It has been said that Philip Glass is the 'Godfather of Trance' and evidence of that is found in the remixes that a number of...continue...
Personnel: Dennis Russell, Dennis Russell Davies (piano)....continue...
1 CD / EDA Records / 2005-09-01Works: Isao Matsushita: Atoll ll; Franz Riemer: Reigen (Round Dance), for alto saxophone & piano; Dietrich Erdmann: Akzente A, for alto saxophone & piano; Ulrich Krieger: Rote Erde (Red Earth), for alto sax...
Performers: Blome, Tatjana; Lunte, Frank
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2005-08-11Works: Erik Lindgren: The Far Fields/Inputs; Rude Awakenings; Lauri Des Marais: Transitions (13); Backdrops 3 - In Accepted Translations, in 4 Parts
Performers: DeLeo, Susan; Des Marais, Lauri; Field, Ken; Lindgren, Erik; Miller, Roger [Classical]; Nathan, Aaron
1 CD / Bridge / 2005-07-01Works: David Liptak: Broken Cries, for 8 cellos; Ancient Songs, for baritone, violin, cello, piano & percussion; Forlane; Serenade for alto saxophone & strings
Performers: Brown, Elizabeth [Flute]; Lin, Chien-Kwan; Renard-Payen, Florent; Sharp, William [Baritone Vocal]; Starobin, David [Guitar]
Conductors: ; Wheeler, Scott; Lubman, Bradley
Ensemble: Dinosaur Annex Ensemble; Eastman Philharmonia; Tarab Cello Ensemble
1 CD / Albany Records / 2003-08-01Works: Richard Strauss: Concerto for Oboe in D major, AV 144; David Ott: Concerto for alto saxophone & orchestra; Alexander Glazunov: Concerto for Alto Saxophone in E flat major, Op. 109; Sergey Rachmaninov...
Performers: Richtmeyer, Debra
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Equilibrium / 2002-09-01Works: David Maslanka: Sonata for alto saxophone & piano; Rob Smith: Juggernaut, for alto saxophone & piano; Joan Tower: Wings, for solo alto saxophone; David Heuser: Deep blue spiral, for alto saxophone & ...
Performers: Justeson, Jeremy; McElhaney, Carla
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2001-10-30Works: Rick Cox: Maria Falling Away; All the While toward Us 1; All the While toward Us 2; The Years in Streams; Long Distance; Beige 2
Performers: Cox, Rick; Elmassian, Jeff; Hassell, John; Newman, Thomas; Smith, Chas
1 CD / Boheme / 2001-10-01Works: Georgi Dmitriev: In Hermann Hesse's Manner; Warsaw Fantasy for Violin and Piano; Stained-Glass Windows; Nicolo "A Quasi-Romantic Fantasy"; Adagio for Upic
Performers: Dmitri, George; Igolinsky, Vladislav; Khrapko, I.; Kravchenko, M.; Lubimov, Alexei; Medvedeva, Irina; Mikhailov, Lev; Sabat, I.; Sergeyeva, Tatyana; Skuratovsky, S.; Sokolov, Vladimir [Clarinet]; Vas...
Ensemble: Kiev Saxophone Quartet; USSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-06-26Works: John Zorn: American Magus; In the Very Eye of Night; BeuysBlock; The Nerve Key
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Deren, Maya; Zorn, John
1 CD / Albany Records / 1999-01-01Works: Kamran Ince: Fantasie of a Sudden Turtle, for piano quartet; Tracing, for cello & piano; Lines, for violin & piano; Kaç! (Escape! From "A"), for alto saxophone, percussion & piano; Köç...
Performers: Baird, James; Gmeinder, Paul; Ince, Kamran; Rippe, Allen; Schranze, Leonard; Waterbury, Susan
1 CD / Albany Records / 1998-12-01Works: David Maslanka: Symphony no 2, for wind symphony; Laudamus Te; Hell's Gate, for symphony band
Performers: Bell, Daniel [Violin]; Keepe, Michael; Thomas, Kelland
Conductors: Hanson, Gregg I.
Ensemble: The University of Arizona Wind Ensemble
1 CD / Centaur / 1998-11-05Works: Bernhard Heiden: Sonata for Alto Saxophone; Carlmann Kolb: Related Characters; Fisher Tull: Concerto da camera; Threnody; Derr: I never saw another butterfly; William Grant Still: Romance for Alto Sa...
Performers: March, James; Perconti, Bill; Sheil, Martha
Ensemble: Iowa Brass Quintet
7 CD / Tzadik / 1997-09-16Works: John Zorn: Lacrosse; Hockey; Archery; Take 1
Performers: Abbott, Mark; Ackley, Bruce; Bradfield, Polly; Chadbourne, Eugene; Coleman, Anthony; Cora, Tom; Dick, Robert; Horvitz, Wayne; Kaiser, Henry; Laswell, Bill; Lewis, George [Trombone]; Moss, David; Smit...
1 CD / Channel Classics / 1997-07-01Works: Russell Peck: Drastic Measures for saxophone quartet; Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Fantasia Cromatica; Harald Genzmer: Quartet for saxophones, No 2; Caryl Florio: Quartette, for 4 saxophones; Wolfgang...
Performers: Boatman, James; Hubbard, Brad; Pollock, Stephen; Stephenson, Michael
Ensemble: New Century Saxophone Quartet
1 CD / Tall Poppies / 1996-06-01Works: Andrew Ford: The Art of Puffing "17 Elegies for Thomas Chatterton"; Sacred Places; Pastoral; Whispers
Performers: Bernat, Miguel; Bok, Henri; English, Gerald
Conductors: ; Savage, Stephen
Ensemble: Duo Contemporain; Griffith University Ensemble; Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: David Shea: Hsi-Yu Chi
Performers: Cain, Sim; Hideki, Kato; Man, Wu; Parkins, Zeena; Pugliese, James; Ribot, Marc; Shea, David; Tobias, Alex; Wilson, Rebecca; Zorn, John
1 CD / Centaur / 1994-12-01Works: Paul Lansky: Stroll; Cindy McTee: "M" Music; Charles Dodge: In Celebration; J. B. Floyd: Tribute; J. Allen Strange: Sleeping Beauty
Performers: Clardy, Mary Karen; Enyeart, Carter; Floyd, J. B.; Richtmeyer, Debra; Schietroma, Robert; Strange, Patricia; Wodnicki, Adam; Wu, Hsin-Yi
Conductors: Clark, Thomas
Ensemble: North Texas University Faculty Chamber Players
1 CD / Crystal Records / 1994-11-18Works: Alojzy Thomys: Miniatures in Different Styles (10); Ryo Noda: Improvisation III; Gerard Massias: Suite monodique; Jerome Grant: Duo 1 point 5; Eugène Bozza: Etudes (12) for Saxophone; George G...
Performers: March, James; Perconti, Bill; Reid, James
1 CD / Centaur / 1993-04-01Works: Richard Karpen: Saxonomy; Denouement; John Rahn: Miranda; Kali; Diane Thome: The Ruins of the Heart
Performers: Brockman, Michael; Henderson, Mary
Conductors: Samuel, Gerhard
Ensemble: Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra