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Duo Sax - Music For Two Saxophones / Michael Duke

Duke / Emerich / Lichnovsky
Release Date: 06/12/2012 
Label:  Saxophone Classics   Catalog #: 4006   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Barry CockcroftPierre Max DuboisPaul HindemithSteven Galante,   ... 
Performer:  Michael DukeJeff EmerichMichael LichnovskyMartin Kay,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of Australia’s leading saxophonists, Michael Duke presents his debut CD on the Saxophone Classics Label. Drawing specifically from the canon of music for two saxophones this collection showcases the flexibility of tone and diversity of colour of the instrument across a breadth of musical styles. One of Australia’s leading saxophonists, Michael Duke presents his debut CD on the Saxophone Classics Label. Drawing specifically from the canon of music for two saxophones this collection showcases the flexibility of tone and diversity of colour of the instrument across a breadth of musical styles. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Slap Me, for 2 saxophones by Barry Cockcroft
Performer:  Michael Duke (Saxophone), Jeff Emerich (Saxophone)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2005 
Venue:  Rear Window Studios, Brookline, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2. Caprices (6) for 2 saxophones by Pierre Max Dubois
Performer:  Michael Duke (Saxophone), Jeff Emerich (Saxophone)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1967 
Venue:  Rear Window Studios, Brookline, MA 
Length: 9 Minutes 16 Secs. 
3. Konzertstück for 2 Alto Saxophones by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Jeff Emerich (), Michael Duke ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Germany 
Venue:  Rear Window Studios, Brookline, MA 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
4. Saxsounds III, for 2 saxophones & sound delay ("Diminishing Returns") by Steven Galante
Performer:  Jeff Emerich (), Michael Duke ()
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  Rear Window Studios, Brookline, MA 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5. Boy's Duet (from "Donnerstag" from "LICHT"), for 2 soprano saxes or other instruments by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Performer:  Michael Duke (), Michael Lichnovsky ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1980 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
6. Ars, for 2 saxophones by Christian Lauba
Performer:  Michael Duke (), Michael Lichnovsky ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1992-1994 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
7. Dialodia, for 2 flutes or oboe or other instruments by Bruno Maderna
Performer:  Michael Duke (), Michael Lichnovsky ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1972 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
8. Air for 2 saxophones by Paul Stanhope
Performer:  Michael Duke (Saxophone), Michael Lichnovsky (Saxophone)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9. Contrasting Inventions, for saxophone ensemble by Samuel Adler
Performer:  Michael Duke (), Michael Lichnovsky ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1998 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
10. Honey, for 2 saxophones by Martin Kay
Performer:  Michael Duke (Saxophone), Martin Kay (Saxophone)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
11. Barefoot Dances, for saxophone ensemble by John David Lamb
Performer:  Michael Duke (), Anna Duke ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1960 
Venue:  Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 

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