French Saxophone Quartets / Kenari Quartet

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Invented in Paris in 1846 by the Belgian-born Adolphe Sax, the saxophone was readily embraced by French composers who championed the new instrument through numerous ensemble and solo compositions. This tradition is celebrated in a program, performed by the young and exciting Kenari Quartet, that explores the saxophone in all of its colors and sonorities, from Pierre Max Dubois's light-hearted and jazz-inspired music to the lyrical and expressive world of Alfred Desenclos, and from Jean Francaix's witty "bantering" to the excitement and energy which closes Florent Schmitt's Quatour, Op. 102.

Product Description:

  • Catalog Number: 8573549

  • UPC: 747313354979

  • Label: Naxos

  • Composer: Alfred Desenclos, Eugène Bozza, Florent Schmitt, Gabriel Pierné, Jean Françaix, Pierre Max Dubois

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Kenari Quartet