Nine Waltzes and an Ecossaise (1991), Nils Vigeland

Sax quartet, percussionists join in 4 world premieres

Works reviewed: 
Wind Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 8 #2, Karl Stamitz
Nine Waltzes and an Ecossaise (1991), Nils Vigeland
Ives Music Two (1991), Nils Vigeland
Just In, Russ Carere
Rustle Bustle, Russ Carere
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Oct 7 1991
By: 
Herman Trotter

An ephemeral quality seemed almost inadvertently to dominate much of this season opener by the nationally acclaimed, Buffalo-based Amherst Saxophone Quartet.

It was a very attractive program, with four world premieres included: two each by Nils Vigeland, a Buffalo native now an important cog in New York City's contemporary music scene, and by Russ Carerc, the quartet's alto saxophonist. 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 »

Vigeland, Nils

1950 —

Nils Vigeland was born in Buffalo, New York, and made his professional debut as a pianist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. He has maintained a dual career as both composer and performer. The founder of the Bowery Ensemble, a new music group which presents an annual series of concerts at Cooper Union, NYC, he gave the first performance with Eberhard Blum of Morton Feldman's For Christian Wolff at the Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music in the summer of 1985. Read more »

Nine Waltzes and an Ecossaise (1991), Nils Vigeland

Genre: 
Sax Quartets 1978 - Present
Composer: 
Vigeland
Composer First Names: 
Nils
Composition Date: 
1991
Composed for the ASQ: 
Composed for the ASQ
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