Enchainment (1981), Robert Mols

Listeners come to watch saxophone music

Works reviewed: 
Chamber Symphony (1983), Andrew Stiller
Quatuor pour saxophones, op. 31, Jean Absil
Enchainment (1981), Robert Mols
Quartet, David Deason
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Feb 25 1991
By: 
Herman Trotter

Seven artists respond graphically to Amherst Quartet's performance
The idea behind this collaboration, called "Music at an Exhibition," was rather accurately described as the reverse of the process which produced Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition." Read more »

Saxophone Quartet, going to school

Works reviewed: 
Down this Dark Road, Nathan Bisco
Enchainment (1981), Robert Mols
Nine Waltzes and an Ecossaise (1991), Nils Vigeland
All Right Blues (1996), Russ Carere
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Apr 23 1998
By: 
Herman Trotter

Iroquois High School was host, on Wednesday evening, to the first of four concerts concluding the Amherst Saxophone Quartet's 1997 -98 season, and also to the premiere performance of a work by a member of the Iroquois senior class, Nathan Bisco.

The concert will be repeated at 8 p.m. Friday in Slee Hall on the DB North Campus, at 7 p.m. May 4 in Olmsted School 56, and at 8 p.m. May 13 in the Bijou Grille. Read more »

Enchainment (1981), Robert Mols

"Having written dance band arrangements as a saxophonist-clarinetist during my early professional career, I was truly excited when asked by the ASQ to write a concert piece. Knowing each of the players personally, their exceptional skills and musicianship, and their great ensemble, I knew what sort of piece I wanted to compose — lyric, expressive, partially jazzy, innovative, and with some special effects and blends. Read more »

Mols, Robert

ROBERT MOLS, a native of Buffalo, NY, attended the Eastman School of Music where he obtained his Ph.D. degree and performance certificate on flute. At Eastman, he studied composition with Howard Hanson and Wayne Barlow. He also did advanced study at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. In 1953 he joined the faculty at the University at Buffalo as head of the theoretical and instrumental divisions. Read more »

Enchainment (1981), Robert Mols

Genre: 
Sax Quartets 1978 - Present
Composer: 
Mols
Composer First Names: 
Robert
Composition Date: 
1981
Composed for the ASQ: 
Composed for the ASQ
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