Solas (Sopranino, Soprano, Alto Saxophones & Organ)

16,70

1 CD 

Κλασική Μουσική 

First Hand Records

24 Ιουλίου 2020Ερώτηση για το προϊόν

Περιγραφή

5060216341293

Καλλιτέχνες

Gerard McChrystal (Saxophone), Christian Wilson (Organ)

Contents Vinci, Leonardo: Flute Sonata in D Major (Arr. G. McChrystal & C. Wilson for Sopranino Saxophone & Organ)

Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 1 No. 1 in B flat major “La chasse” (Arr. G. McChrystal & C. Wilson for Soprano Saxophone & Organ): III. Adagio

Chédeville, N: Il Pastor Fido – 6 sonatas for flute and harpsichord: No. 6 in G minor

Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV74 (Excerpt)

Thompson, B: Saxophone Quartet No. 2 ‘From darkness into light’, IV. Green

Handel: Cara sposa, amante cara, dove sei? (from Rinaldo)

Whitbourn: A brief story of Peter Abelard

Handel: Sonata in G minor for violin or oboe and continuo, HWV364a, Op. 1 No. 6

Alain: Choral Phrygien

Purcell: When I am laid in earth “Dido’s Lament” (from Dido and Aeneas)

‘This is a superb programme… the sheer brilliance of the playing will keep one enthralled… Highly recommended’ (Fanfare Magazine) Solas is the Gaelic word for light and features beautiful sounds from the soprano and alto saxophones and also the incredible energy of the sopranino saxophone, rarely recorded. Most of the pieces are brand new arrangements of popular repertoire and gives a unique journey from the Baroque to the present day. Gerard McChrystal was born in Derry, Northern Ireland. He has performed in over 35 countries including China, USA, New Zealand, Korea, South Africa and Azerbaijan. Collaborations include composer Philip Glass, the Soweto String Quartet, Rambert Dance Company, London Musici, the Smith Quartet and classical guitarist Craig Ogden. McChrystal has made 15 albums with orchestras including BBC NOW, Ulster Orchestra and London Musici. Christian Wilson has forged a unique path as an organist, combining trailblazing virtuosity with serious scholarship and championing rarely-heard or forgotten masterpieces. In addition to his role as Organist at HM Chapels Royal in the Tower of London, Christian is Director of Music at Brasenose College, Oxford, and a lecturer at the university, appearing regularly on BBC radio and occasionally on television as performer or musicologist.

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