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Balance / Capitol Quartet

Release Date: 09/08/2015 
Label:  Blue Griffin   Catalog #: 367   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carter PannJohn Anthony LennonAlfred DesenclosStacy Garrop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capitol Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Capitol Quartet is widely considered among the most exciting chamber ensembles performing today. Comprised of concert saxophonists who are teachingfaculty at outstanding music schools throughout the United States, theCapitol Quartet has captured theimaginations of critics and audiencesalike. Combining innovative repertoirewith virtuosic playing and an energeticengaging stage presence, the Quartetbrings a unique brand of entertainmentto 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
Read more 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.
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Works on This Recording

The Mechanics: Six from the Shop Floor, for saxphone quartet by Carter Pann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capitol Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013 
Venue:  Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State Univer 
Length: 16 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Elysian Bridges, for saxphone quartet by John Anthony Lennon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capitol Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Date of Recording: 02/28/2013 
Venue:  Blue Griffin's Studio "The Ballroom" 
Length: 9 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Quartet for 4 Saxophones by Alfred Desenclos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capitol Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; France 
Venue:  Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State Univer 
Length: 16 Minutes 11 Secs. 
The Flight of Icarus, for saxophone quartet by Stacy Garrop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capitol Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012 
Venue:  Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State Univer 
Length: 12 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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