Sax quartet gives classics new sound

Sax quartet gives classics new sound

Works reviewed: 
Toccata and Fugue, Johann Sebastian Bach
Andante et Scherzetto, Pierre Lantier
Greenville News, The
Greenville, S.C.
Jan 27 1996
By: 
Janie Caves McCauley

The saxophone -- that instrument usually associated with jazz clubs and marching bands - has moved up a notch or two in the world of classical music. That's not merely because there's now a sax at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., although the president's penchant for tooting his horn can't have hurt. The Amherst Saxophone Quartet's Friday night concert at the Gunter Theatre documented the expanding interest in that Johnny-come-lately of orchestral instruments. Read more »

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