Petite Suite, Ira Kraemer

CAFE AMBIENCE

Works reviewed: 
Concerto for Flute and Harp, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Petite Suite, Ira Kraemer
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Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Apr 29 1994
By: 
Kenneth Young

THE ART OF the '90s has become the art of survival for many of the so-called "culturals," as financial resources are spread thin. So we have the Amherst Saxophone Quartet playing Bach and Mozart over the sound of clinking dinnerware and noisy patrons in a downtown restaurant. A little sad that - and small wonder that some of the performance reflected the less than ideal circumstances. Read more »

Kraemer, Ira

1942 —

IRA KRAEMER was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1942. He graduated from the Mannes College of Music where he studied conducting with Pierre Monteux and composition with Peter Stearns and William Sydeman. Mr. Kraemer's works include a Concerto for Harp and String Orchestra, an electronic ballet, and a Sonata for Harpsichord and Viola, his instrument. The Petit Suite for Saxophone Quartet is dedicated to the Amherst Saxophone Quartet. Tonight's performance is the premiere.

Petit Suite (1987), Ira Kraemer

Genre: 
Sax Quartets 1978 - Present
Composer: 
Kraemer
Composer First Names: 
Ira
Composition Date: 
1987
Composed for the ASQ: 
Composed for the ASQ
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Prelude
Movement: 
Nocturne
Movement: 
Vaudeville
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