Shadows and Dawning
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A glimpse of music by Americans for saxophone written in the 1970s and 1980s.

Saxophonist John Sampen is dedicated to the promotion and performance of contemporary art music. His sponsorship of new music has resulted in premieres of over sixty works, including commissions by Rands, Subotnick, Cage, Adler and Babbitt. He has also premiered first performances of saxophone arrangements by Lutoslawski, Stockhausen and Tower. Dr. Sampen is presently Distinguished Artist Professor at Bowling Green State University and past-president of the North American Saxophone Alliance. Composer/pianist Marilyn Shrude is an active proponent of contemporary music in America and she has won a Kennedy Center Friedheim Award for Orchestral Music. Her compositions are recognized for their "shimmering sounds" and "sensuous beauty." She served as chair of the Theory and Composition Department at Interlochen Arts Camp and was a visiting faculty member at Indiana University. She is currently Distinguished Artist Professor and chair of the Musicology/Composition/Theory Department at Bowling Green State University. She has been performing with John Sampen since 1972.
Marilyn Shrude, composer
Renewing the Myth
John Sampen, saxophone, Marilyn Shrude, piano

William Albright, composer
John Sampen, saxophone, Marilyn Shrude, piano

Marilyn Shrude, composer
Shadows and Dawning
John Sampen, saxophone, Marilyn Shrude, piano

Burton Beerman, composer
Concerto I for Alto Saxophone and Taped Instruments
John Sampen, saxophone

Marilyn Shrude, composer
Evolution V
John Sampen, saxophone, Marilyn Shrude, piano, Sax 4th Avenue Saxophone Quartet

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