Latin American Saxophone

June 16, 2018, 7:00 pm

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"Sax HDR"by Ole Schulz is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Though it is not the most prominent instrument in classical music, the saxophone is versatile and powerful.  And many Latin American composers have shown their love for this instrument, including Heitor Villa-Lobos and Roberto Sierra.


Portales de madrugada, by Arturo Márquez
Cuarteto de Saxofones de México

Fantasia for Soprano Sax, by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Mario Marzi, soprano sax; Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano; Hansjorg Schellenberger, conductor

Three Dances, by Aldemaro Romero
Quartetto di Sassofoni Accademia

Caribbean Rhapsody, by Roberto Sierra
James Carter, saxophone; Regina Carter, violin; The Akua Dixon String Quartet

Concerto for Saxophones and Orchestra: Ritmico
James Carter, saxophone; Sinfonia Varsovia; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor