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Belle Nuit - sonate et rhapsodie - romance et mélodie

NV5983

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 58'08"/52'34" - TT 110'42"
Tracks: 7 + 16
Booklet pages: 12
© 2014 Navona Records LLC
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Belle Nuit - sonate et rhapsodie - romance et mélodie published on 20 June 2017

Listen: Honegger: Mimaamaquim (CD2 track 9, 0:00-0:49)

CD1 Sonate et Rhapsodie: 4 major works

Claude Debussy:
1 Rhapsodie pour Saxophone et Orchestre
Donald Sinta, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894):
2 Larghetto pour Cor et Orchestre
Gail Williams, horn
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Fabien Gabel (born 1976):
3 Fantaisie dans le style de Richard Strauss
Randall Hawes, bass trombone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

César Franck (1822-1890):
Sonate pour piano et violon
4 Allegretto
5 Allegro
6 Recitativo-Fantasia. Moderato
7 Allegretto poco mosso
Timothy McAllister, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

CD2 - Romance et mélodie: 16 miniatures

Mélodies

Henri Duparc (1848-1933):
1 La fuite
2 Phydilé
3 Soupir
4 Le Manoir de Rosamonde
5 Chanson triste
Gail Williams, horn
Randall Hawes, bass trombone (track 1)
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Jean-Baptiste Singelée (1812-1875):
Duo Concertante pour deux saxophones et piano Op 55 (1858)
6 Andante (second movement)
Timothy McAllister, soprano saxophone
Donald Sinta, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Mélodies et vocalises

Claude Debussy:
7 Beau soir
Donald Sinta, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Maurice Ravel:
8 Pièce en forme de habanera
Donald Sinta, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Arthur Honegger:
9 Mimaamaquim
Randall Hawes, bass trombone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Olivier Messiaen:
10 Vocalise
Timothy McAllister, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Mélodies

Gabriel Fauré:
11 Toujours
12 Lydia
13 Fleur jetée
Randall Hawes, bass trombone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Opéra

Georges Bizet:
14 Au fond du temple saint
Gail Williams, horn
Randall Hawes, bass trombone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Jules Massenet:
15 Baigne d'eau mes mains et mes lèvres
Timothy McAllister, alto saxophone
Donald Sinta, alto saxophone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Jacques Offenbach:
16 Belle nuit
Gail Williams, horn
Randall Hawes, bass trombone
Kathryn Goodson, piano

Recorded October 2010 at Stamps Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (ten saxophone tracks), July 2011 at Clonick Recording Studio, Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, OH, USA (five bass trombone tracks) and October 2011 at Clonick Recording Studio, Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, OH, USA (five horn and three horn/bass trombone tracks)

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