Sinfonia in G Major, Giovanni Battista Sammartini

Quartet plays Slee with practiced ease

Works reviewed: 
Concerto in F, Op. 3, n. 7, Antonio Vivaldi
Toccata in d minor, Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto Grosso in e minor, Op. 6 #3, George Fredrick Handel
Sinfonietta in C, Johann Christian Bach
Sinfonia in G Major, Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Wind Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 8 #2, Karl Stamitz
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Apr 8 1997
By: 
Herman Trotter

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet opened Monday's concert with the delightfully breezy Overture to the Concerto in F by Vivaldi, with its fine, high-flying soprano lines.
    
They then proceeded to pack a lot of interesting and varied music into the less than two hours which separated that from the racing and chattery fourth movement Allegro of J. S. Bach's statuesque and nobly sculptured Toccata in D minor, originally for harpsichord, whIch concluded the program.
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Sinfonia in G Major, Giovanni Battista Sammartini

Genre: 
Baroque Transcriptions
Composer: 
Sammartini
Composer First Names: 
Giovanni Battista
Arranger: 
Russ Carere
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Allegro ma non tanto
Movement: 
Grave
Movement: 
Allegro assai
Movement: 
Minuetto
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