Internal Bleeding (1996), Mark Engebretson

Internal Bleeding (1996), Mark Engebretson

"Sweden's Rollin' Phones commissioned Internal Bleeding in 1996 on the occasion of their gala 10th anniversary concert. For this event, the Phones invited all past members of their ensemble to perform with them, including Susan Fancher, who had been their soprano saxophonist from 1989 to 1992. They wanted to have a new piece for her to play together with the current four members, and so they asked me to write a quintet. The work was premiered in November 1996 in Stockholm's Radiohuset (Radio house) and broadcast about a month later on Swedish National Radio. Read more »

Engebretson, Mark

1964 —

MARK ENGEBRETSON, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Composition at SUNY Fredonia, has received numerous commissions from the Austrian Ministry of Culture as well as from STIM (Sweden) and the American Composers Forum. Read more »

Internal Bleeding (1996), Mark Engebretson

Genre: 
Sax Qt. and Additional Musicians
Composer: 
Engebretson
Composer First Names: 
Mark
Composition Date: 
1996
Composed for the ASQ: 

Hometown sounds

Works reviewed: 
Internal Bleeding (1996), Mark Engebretson
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Buffalo News, The
Buffalo, NY
Feb 23 2001
By: 
Jan Jezioro

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet presented a stylishly performed program entitled "Buffalo's Own" Thursday evening at Slee Hall. The works on the program were all by composers who have a strong Western New York connection. The program is to be repeated at 7:30 tonight at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Read more »

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