WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Shadows & Dawning / Sampen, Shrude, Sax 4th Avenue Quartet


Release Date: 12/24/2002 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 526   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Marilyn ShrudeWilliam AlbrightBurton Beerman
Performer:  Marilyn ShrudeJohn Sampen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sax Fourth Avenue
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  
On sale! $19.98
CD:  $16.99
In Stock
MP3: $9.99
What's this?




Notes and Editorial Reviews

Saxophonist John Sampen is dedicated to the promotion and performance of contemporary art music. His sponsorship of new music has resulted in premieres of over sixty works, including commissions by Rands, Subotnick, Cage, Adler and Babbitt. He has also premiered first performances of saxophone arrangements by Lutoslawski, Stockhausen and Tower. Dr. Sampen is presently Distinguished Artist Professor at Bowling Green State University and past-president of the North American Saxophone Alliance. Composer/pianist Marilyn Shrude is an active proponent of contemporary music in America and she has won a Kennedy Center Friedheim Award for Orchestral Music. Her compositions are recognized for their "shimmering sounds" and "sensuous beauty." She Read more served as chair of the Theory and Composition Department at Interlochen Arts Camp and was a visiting faculty member at Indiana University. She is currently Distinguished Artist Professor and chair of the Musicology/Composition/Theory Department at Bowling Green State University. She has been performing with John Sampen since 1972. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Renewing the Myth by Marilyn Shrude
Performer:  Marilyn Shrude (Piano), John Sampen (Saxophone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
2.
Shadows and Dawning by Marilyn Shrude
Performer:  Marilyn Shrude (Piano), John Sampen (Saxophone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
3.
Evolution V by Marilyn Shrude
Performer:  John Sampen (Alto Saxophone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sax Fourth Avenue
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; USA 
4.
Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano by William Albright
Performer:  John Sampen (Alto Saxophone), Marilyn Shrude (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
5.
Concerto for Saxophone and Tape no 1 by Burton Beerman
Performer:  John Sampen (Alto Saxophone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 

Sound Samples

Renewing the Myth
Alto Saxophone Sonata: I. Two-Part Invention
Alto Saxophone Sonata: II. La Follia nuova: A Lament for George Cacioppo
Alto Saxophone Sonata: III. Scherzo, "Will o'the wisp
Alto Saxophone Sonata: IV. Recitative and Dance
Shadows and Dawning
Concerto No. 1 for Alto Saxophone and Taped Instruments: I. -
Evolution V: I. -
Evolution V: II. -
Evolution V: III. -

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In