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Short Stories: American Music For Saxophone Quartet


Release Date: 07/28/2009 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8559616   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Fred SturmMichael TorkeCarleton MacyF.J. "Jelly Roll" Morton,   ... 
Performer:  Kurt ClaussenDee Langley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recording information: Hamline United Methodist Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, U (07/31/2003-08/03/2003); Hamline United Methodist Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, U (07/22/2007). Recording information: Hamline United Methodist Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, U (07/31/2003-08/03/2003); Hamline United Methodist Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, U (07/22/2007). Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Picasso cubed by Fred Sturm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
2. July by Michael Torke
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
3. Elusive dreams by Carleton Macy
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone), Dee Langley (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
4. Black Bottom Stomp by F.J. "Jelly Roll" Morton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Arranger: Fred Sturm.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 1 "From the Salvation Army" by Charles Ives
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1896; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Arranger: Matthew Sintchak.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
6. Short Stories: 1. Chase by Jennifer Higdon
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
7. Short Stories: 2. Summer's Eve by Jennifer Higdon
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
8. Short Stories: 3. Lullaby by Jennifer Higdon
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
9. Short Stories: 4. Splashing the Canvas by Jennifer Higdon
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
10. Short Stories: 5. Coyote Nights by Jennifer Higdon
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
11. Short Stories: 6. Stomp and Dance by Jennifer Higdon
Performer:  Kurt Claussen (Soprano Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Katherine Handford.
Engineer: William Lund.
Arranger: Fred Sturm.
Editor: Katherine Handford. 
12. Heptagon: A by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
13. Heptagon: B by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
14. Heptagon: C by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
15. Heptagon: D by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
16. Heptagon: E by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 1 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
17. Heptagon: F by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 
18. Heptagon: G by David Bixler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ancia Saxophone Quartet
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Producer: Ancia Saxophone Quartet.
Engineer: Russ Borud.
Editor: Ancia Saxophone Quartet. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 1, "From the Salvation Army" (arr. M. Sintchak): String Quartet No. 1, "From the Salvation Army": I. Chorale (arr. M. Sintchak for saxophone quartet)
Short Stories: I. Chase
Short Stories: II. Summer's Eve
Short Stories: III. Lullaby
Short Stories: IV. Splashing the Canvas
Short Stories: V. Coyote Nights
Short Stories: VI. Stomp and Dance
Picasso Cubed
July
Heptagon: A. Andante
Heptagon: B. half note = 110
Heptagon: C. quarter note = 124
Heptagon: D. quarter note = 132
Heptagon: E. quarter note = 108
Heptagon: F. quarter note = 124
Heptagon: G. Presto, half note = 120
Elusive Dreams
Black Bottom Stomp (arr. F. Sturm): Black Bottom Stomp (arr. F. Sturm for saxophone quartet)

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