Quartet in F Major, K. 590, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sax quartet program offers rags, riches

Works reviewed: 
Quartet in F Major, K. 590, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
July (1995), Michael Torke
Saxophone Quartet, Lukas Foss
Quatuor, op. 122 (1942), Joseph Jongen
All Right Blues (1996), Russ Carere
Falconer Street, Russ Carere
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Dec 5 1998
By: 
Herman Trotter

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet introduced its new soprano player, Susan Fancher, to the Buffalo audience in Holmes Chapel of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

They opened with the unscheduled "Two Bourrees" by Purcell, a sort of encore up front, whose festive ambience and bouncy rhythms demonstrated the big, blooming, resonant sound inherent in the chapel's very bright acoustics. Read more »

Amherst Saxophone Quartet strings together a pleasant mix

Works reviewed: 
Quartet in F Major, K. 590, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Saxophone Quartet, Chan Ka Nin
Closely Related Fungi (1996), Jonathan Golove
Grave et Presto, Jean Rivier
Danzas de Panama (1953), William Grant Still
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Feb 8 1997
By: 
Thomas Putnam

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet was in disguise for part of this program, which mixed saxophone quartet pieces and string quartet pieces with mixed results.

The saxophonists had on their slippers, but not their powdered wigs, for their performance of a Mozart String Quartet (K. 590). Candlelight would have been appropriate and made more chilling the moans of disapproving ghosts of the Budapest String Quartet. Read more »

Quartet in F Major, K. 590, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Genre: 
Classical/Romantic Transcriptions
Composer: 
Mozart
Composer First Names: 
Wolfgang Amadeus
Arranger: 
Stephen Rosenthal
Composition Date: 
1790
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Allegro moderato
Movement: 
Andante
Movement: 
Allegretto
Movement: 
Allegro
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