Ives Music Two (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
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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 »

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 »

Ives Music Two (1991), Nils Vigeland

Genre: 
Sax Qt. and Additional Musicians
Composer: 
Vigeland
Composer First Names: 
Nils
Composition Date: 
1991
Composed for the ASQ: 
Composed for the ASQ
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