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.

 

Paul Creston Sonata
Alfred Desenclos Prelúde, Cadence et Finale
Edisson Denisov Sonata
Jean Francaix Cinq danses exotiques
Paul Hindemith Sonata
Bernhard Heiden Sonata
Darius Milhaud Scaramouche
Georgia Nicolaou Fuego
Erwin Schulhoff Hot-Sonate

 

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