Bach On Sax

Recordings

Seattle Times
Seattle, WA
Mar 23 1989
By: 
Melinda Bargreen

"Bach on Sax:" The Amherst Saxophone Quartet (MCA Classica). What? The master works of J.S. Bach, played on a bunch of saxophones? Your response may be Incredulity, even dismay. But wait until you hear this quirky, charming little gem. Read more »

Quartet brings unique music blend to Amp

Chautauquan Daily

By Kate Maloney, Staff Writer

If the Amherst Saxophone Quartet's performance is as sharp as spokesman for the group Stephen Rosenthal's tongue, tonight's audience is in for a concert on the cutting edge. Read more »

Amherst Sax Quartet: Quartet brings unique music blend to Amp

Critic's Choice

Works reviewed: 
Badinerie, BWV 1067, Johann Sebastian Bach
Overture No. 6 in g minor BWV 1070, Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasia and Fugue in c minor BWV 537, Johann Sebastian Bach
Fugue in G Major, BWV 577, Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto No. 1 BWV 592, Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066, Johann Sebastian Bach
Time Magazine
national, USA
Apr 3 1989
By: 
staff

...

 

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet: Bach on Sax
(MCA Classics). Purists beware! Your prejduice against unorthodox instrumentation could be shattered by this surprising set of Bach adaptations that has nothing gimmicky about it but the concept.
...

Classical, etc.

International Musician

By Karen Schnackenberg Read more »

International Musician: Amherst Saxophone Quartet

Classical Recordings

Works reviewed: 
The Art of the Fugue, J.S. Bach
Badinerie, BWV 1067, Johann Sebastian Bach
Overture No. 6 in g minor BWV 1070, Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasia and Fugue in c minor BWV 537, Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066, Johann Sebastian Bach
Fugue in G Major, BWV 577, Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto No. 1 BWV 592, Johann Sebastian Bach
Washington Post, The
Washington, DC
Apr 2 1989
By: 
Joseph McLellan

Authentic Instruments: Tried and True [taken from a review of multiple recordings] Let me hasten to add that authentic sound is not the only value in the performance of old music. A prime and current example from MCA Records is Bach on Sax (MCAD-6264), Read more »

Concerto No. 1 BWV 592, Johann Sebastian Bach

Genre: 
Baroque Transcriptions
Composer: 
Bach
Composer First Names: 
Johann Sebastian
Arranger: 
Michael Nascimben
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples

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Fugue in G Major, BWV 577, Johann Sebastian Bach

Genre: 
Baroque Transcriptions
Composer: 
Bach
Composer First Names: 
Johann Sebastian
Arranger: 
Michael Nascimben
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Fugue in G Major, BWV 577

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Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066, Johann Sebastian Bach

Genre: 
Baroque Transcriptions
Composer: 
Bach
Composer First Names: 
Johann Sebastian
Arranger: 
Michael Nascimben
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples

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Fantasia and Fugue in c minor BWV 537, Johann Sebastian Bach

Genre: 
Baroque Transcriptions
Composer: 
Bach
Composer First Names: 
Johann Sebastian
Arranger: 
Stephen Rosenthal
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Fantasia
Movement: 
Fugue

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