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Raschèr International - Saxophone Works / Gwozdz, Leventhal


Release Date: 05/26/1998 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 289   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Takefusa SasamoriSlavko OstercErland von KochErwin Dressel,   ... 
Performer:  Lawrence GwozdzLois LeventhalSteffen Hass
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Variations on Taki's "Kojo no Tsuki" by Takefusa Sasamori
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Saxophone and Piano by Slavko Osterc
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 14 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3. Birthday Music for Sigurd Raschèr by Erland von Koch
Performer:  Steffen Hass (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano), Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4. Partita for Saxophone and Piano by Erwin Dressel
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 18 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5. Nevermore - Kleine Ballade, Op. 28 by Will Eisenmann
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6. Piece for Saxophone and Piano by Siegfried Fournes
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
7. Molly on the Shore by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Cohen 
8. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Rebecca Aronson 
9. Bourées (2) by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Lawrence Gwozdz (Saxophone), Lois Leventhal (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1997 
Venue:  King Hall, SUNY Fredonia, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sigurd Raschèr
The attribution of these works to Purcell is doubtful. 

Sound Samples

2 Bourrees (arr. for saxophone and piano)
Variations on Taki's Kojo no Tsuki
Saxophone Sonata: I. Allegro moderato
Saxophone Sonata: II. Tranquillo
Saxophone Sonata: III. Presto - Lento
Birthday Music for Sigurd Schafer: I. Allegro vivace
Birthday Music for Sigurd Schafer: II. Andantino espressivo
Birthday Music for Sigurd Schafer: III. Molto vivace
Partita: I. Prelude - Allemande
Partita: II. Canzone
Partita: III. Courante
Partita: IV. Pavane
Partita: V. Gigue
Nevermore, Op. 28
Stuck
Molly on the Shore (arr. for saxophone)
Thais (arr. for saxophone and piano): Thais, Act II: Meditation (arr. for saxophone and piano)

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