Baroque. William Boyce had the musical misfortune to compose largely between the time of Handel (Baroque) and the arrival of Haydn (Classical). With the advent of the Classical Period and its broad public acceptance, the works of Boyce (other than his church music) fell immediately into obscurity, to be rediscovered only as late as the early 20th Century. In particular, his eight Symphonies have enjoyed many performances and recordings and have become, especially in England, much prized examples ...
20th Century (1996). I wrote this short piece following a journey through Ireland. I was profoundly impressed by the overwhelming presence of water throughout that country, and when Laurent Estoppey asked me to write something for a group of his students, I wanted to recreate those impressions in the language of music. The first performance was in Neuchƒtel (Switzerland ) in 1996. -Caroline CharriŠre,
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For this synthesis of Mozart's well-known full orchestral overture, Thorne has crafted a stunning octet version for SSAATTBB saxophones. All parts are engaged and integral, requiring extra practice time for ensembles of advanced skills, but the arrangement is well worth the effort.
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