Saxophone recital set for November 23
October 24, 2013
The program will consist of Edvard Moritz’s Quartet for Saxophones; a transcription of Samuel Barber’s Adagio; Chicago composer Lawson Lunde’s Suite for Saxophone Quartet; and the second movement of Alfred Descenclos’ Quatour for Saxophones. The quintet will present three Robert Sibbing transcriptions: J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue 22; the third and fourth movements of W.A. Mozart’s Quintet, K. 593; Johannes Brahms’ Intermezzo from Quintet, op. 111. Closing the program will be two original saxophone works: All the King’s Blues and Saxema. Saxema, originally a saxophone and piano piece by 1920’s saxophone phenomenon Rudy Wiedoeft, was arranged for saxophone ensemble by East Peoria native, John Redshaw, now living near Grand Marais, Minnesota.