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Suite for Harpsichord and Saxophone Quartet now with Free CD

ISMN 979-0-57999-750-4
(EAN-13 9790579997504)
Weight 284 grams
Published 6th January 2005
Availability 55 in stock

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Cat No. SP750
Price £19.95
ComposerColin Cowles
CategorySaxophone Quartet
PublisherSpartan Press
Difficulty level8, Advanced
Recording The Cowles Collection a CD - Northern Saxophone Quartet

The Suite for Harpsichord and Saxophone presents a unique combination of sounds; the tonal contrasts heightening interest and musical cohesion. The Suite was conceived in the Baroque style, containing contrasting movements, interspersed by short recitatives on the solo harpsichord. An entertaining suite, approachable, but in no way superficial.

Recorded on CD, included here for free with the score and parts by the Northern Saxophone Quartet: Richard Ingham - Soprano, Julia Mills - Alto, Tony Davis - Tenor, Sarah Markham - Baritone, with Alan Cuckston - Harpsichord. Ask for 'The Cowles Collection' from Foxglove Audio: FOX088.

Contents

Cowles

  • Cake Walk
  • Gigue - Fugue
  • Intermezzo
  • Perpetual Motion
  • Prelude
  • Recitative 1
  • Recitative 2
  • Recitative 3
  • Recitative 4
  • Recitative 5
  • Saraband

Reviews

...a work of craftsmanship, design and skill. The composer knits together the two worlds of sonority in a remarkable way, producing a substantial work of great originality...the harpsichord writing is thoroughly idiomatic and as effectively conceived as the saxophone scoring...

Richard Ingham for Music Teacher Magazine

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