Premiere Quatuor pour Saxophones, Op. 53 (1857), Jean Baptiste Singelee

Adolph Sax's 'phone' recalled

Works reviewed: 
Premiere Quatuor pour Saxophones, Op. 53 (1857), Jean Baptiste Singelee
Sax Appeal (1990), David Stock
Saxophone Quartet No. 1, Eddie Sauter
Pieces pour Quatuor de Saxophones, Jean Pierre Beugniot
Blue Monk, Thelonius Monk
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Jan 14 1991
By: 
Herman Trotter

Amherst quartet shows contrast in old, new works

About a century and a half ago Adolph Sax's saxophone first warbled a tune and won a silver medal at the Paris Exposition.

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet took note of this historical fact in Sunday's concert, Read more »

Premiere Quatuor pour Saxophones, Op. 53 (1857), Jean Baptiste Singelee

Genre: 
Sax Quartets 1857 - 1977
Composer: 
Singelee
Composer First Names: 
Jean Pierre
Composition Date: 
1857
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Andante
Movement: 
Allegro
Movement: 
Adagio sostenuto
Movement: 
Allegro vivace
Movement: 
Allegretto
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