The saxophone was invented by the Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax in 1840. Sax wanted to create a group instruments that would be the most powerful and vocal of the woodwinds, and the most adaptive of the brass that would fill the vacant middle ground between the two sections.The saxophone originally invented for classical music. Later it was commonly used in in military bands, marching bands and jazz.
In this program the public can enjoy a colorful variety of originally compositions for saxophone from its beginning until the present.
|Alfred Desenclos||Prelúde, Cadence et Finale|
|Jean Francaix||Cinq danses exotiques|