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Le Merle Noir / Idit Shner

Shner,Idit
Release Date: 08/20/2013 
Label:  Origin Classical   Catalog #: 33017   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Eugène BozzaOlivier MessiaenOdon PartosPaul-Baudouin Michel,   ... 
Performer:  Idit ShnerSvetlana Kotova
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For her newest recording, saxophonist Idit Shner presents a "mid-century modern" recital of original and arranged works for saxophone and piano. All of the compositions date from 1939-1977 including original works by Eugène Bozza, Paul-Baudouin Michel, and Philip Glass, along with arrangements of pieces by Olivier Messiaen (Le Merle Noir, for flute and piano), Ross Lee Finney (Sonata in A minor, for violin and piano), and Ödön Pártos (Yizkor, for cello and orchestra). Accompanying Shner is the incomparable pianist Svetlana Kotova. For her newest recording, saxophonist Idit Shner presents a "mid-century modern" recital of original and arranged works for saxophone and piano. All of the compositions date from 1939-1977 including original works by Eugène Bozza, Paul-Baudouin Michel, and Philip Glass, along with arrangements of pieces by Olivier Messiaen (Le Merle Noir, for flute and piano), Ross Lee Finney (Sonata in A minor, for violin and piano), and Ödön Pártos (Yizkor, for cello and orchestra). Accompanying Shner is the incomparable pianist Svetlana Kotova. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concertino for Saxophone by Eugène Bozza
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
2. Le merle noir by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
3. Yizkor "In Memorium" by Odon Partos
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949 
4. Scaramouche by Eugène Bozza
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944 
5. Mouvements by Paul-Baudouin Michel
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977 
6. Gradus by Philip Glass
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USA 
7. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 4 in A minor by Ross Lee Finney
Performer:  Idit Shner (Saxophone), Svetlana Kotova (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957 

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