'Memories of You' are fond adieu for quartet

'Memories of You' are fond adieu for quartet

Works reviewed: 
Andante et Scherzetto, Pierre Lantier
Saxophone Quartet, Alec Wilder
Nuages - Scherzo, Eugene Bozza
Phantom Melos (1981), Rocco Di Pietro
Toccata and Fugue, Johann Sebastian Bach
Memories of You, Eubie Blake
Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach, FL
Mar 31 1996
By: 
Bill F. Faucett

STUART - Upon taking my seat at the Lyric Theatre just prior to Friday night's concert by the Amherst Saxophone Quartet, I was reminded of a joke famous among musicians: "What do you call 10,000 saxophones at the bottom of the ocean?" Answer: "A good start." Read more »

'Memories of You' are fond adieu for quartet

Works reviewed: 
Saxophone Quartet, Alec Wilder
Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach, FL
Mar 31 1994
By: 
Biff F. Faucett

Upon taking my seat at the Lyric Theatre just prior to Friday night's concert by the Amherst Saxophone Quartet, I was reminded of a joke famous among musicians: What do you call 10,000 saxophones at the bottom of the ocean? Answer: A good start. But those of us with a less-than-tolerant attitude toward this oft-maligned instrument could not help but be thrilled with the work of the quartet. The ensemble played with confident virtuosity and superb musicianship; more importantly, they demonstrated there is much beauty to both the saxophone and its literature. Read more »

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