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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. 

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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

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

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