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William Perconti and the Alloy Saxophone Quartet offer distinguished performances of new repertoire for saxophone.

The compositions on this recording of music for saxophone ensemble represent traditional Western classical music combined with such diverse styles as jazz, popular and folk music, Asian and African music and even show the influence of television. It also represents contemporary music of flexible instrumentation. The Alloy Saxophone Quartet was formed to explore contemporary music and includes Bill Perconti, Sean Fredenburg, Duke Sullivan and Erik Steighner -- all noted performers. Perconti, who performs the works for solo saxophone is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory and the University of Iowa. He has made 26 world premiere recordings of 15 composers on five record labels. He is on the faculty at Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho.
Contents:
Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 1
Alloy Saxophone Quartet

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 7
Alloy Saxophone Quartet

Joan Tower, composer
Fantasy (…those harbor lights)
William Perconti, alto saxophone

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 6
Alloy Saxophone Quartet

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 12
William Perconti, alto saxophone

Allan Blank, composer
Contrasts
Alloy Saxophone Quartet

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 8
William Perconti, alto saxophone

Hilary Tann, composer
Windhover
William Perconti, alto saxophone

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 9
William Perconti, alto saxophone, Gary Gemberling, percussion

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Shtick
William Perconti, alto saxophone

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 3
Alloy Saxophone Quartet

Frederic Rzewski, composer
Spot 2
Alloy Saxophone Quartet

Joseph Martin Waters, composer
Dragon
William Perconti, alto saxophone, soundtrack

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