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Illuminations: Alan Rawsthorne
Illuminations: Alan Rawsthorne

July 29th, 2021

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Illuminations: The Women of La Commedia
Illuminations: The Women of La Commedia

July 22nd, 2021

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Illuminations: A Tribute to Adolphe Sax, Part 2
Illuminations: A Tribute to Adolphe Sax, Part 2

July 15th, 2021

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Illuminations: Gemma Turvey
Illuminations: Gemma Turvey

July 8th, 2021

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22nd July

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15th July

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  • Douze études Caprices: No. 7, Allegro moderato By Eugène Bozza - 1944 - 0’57” Marcel Mule: Alto Saxophone
  • Debussy, Claude (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi): L'isle Joyeuse. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • A Duo from the Baldwine Manuscript – John Baldwine Niels Bijl – Saxophone, Ronald Moelker – Recorder. 3:32
  • van der Roost, Jan: Homage to Adolphe Sax Hommage à Adolphe Sax - Jan Van der Roost arr. Shinichi Iwamoto “Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Saxophone Orchestra”, conducted by Jan Van der Roost 3:14
  • Waignein, Andre (arr. Munesada, Keiji): Rhapsody for Alto Saxophone. Kenta Saito, sax. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Sonata da Chiesa – Frank Martin Simon Diricq – Soprano Saxophone, Peter Pieters – Organ 15:02
  • Hellmesberger, Joseph Jnr (arr. Van Thienen, Bert): Danse diabolique. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Chant du Menestrel Opus 71 (1912) - Alexander Glazounov Niels Bijl – Saxophone, Hans-Erik Dijkstra – Piano 3:48
  • Nocturne Opus 43 nr.2 – Gabriel Fauré Niels Bijl – Saxophone, Maaike Bosscher – Harp 2:15
  • Berlioz, Hector (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi):Symphonie fantastique, Op.14: Dream of a Witches' Sabbath. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Schmitt, Florent (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi): Dionysiaques. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Contradanza – Pacquito D’Rivera Niels Bijl – Saxophone, Rob Horsting – Piano
  • Berlioz, Hector (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi):Symphonie fantastique, Op.14: March to the Scaffold. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.

  • 8th July

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    1st July

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    24th June

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  • Williams, Charles: The Devil's Galop. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Williams, Charles: Girls in Grey, Charles Williams Concert Orchestra
  • Williams, Charles: The Majestic Fanfare (ABC radio news theme, 1952). Queen's Hall Light Orch .
  • Novello, Ivor: Perchance to dream: We'll gather Lilacs. Muriel Barron, voc., Olive Gilbert, voc. Harry Acres & His Orch .
  • Phillips Montague: In Old Verona, BBC Concert Orchestra, Gavin Sutherland
  • Wood Haydn: Royal Castles Suite, BBC Concert Orchestra, Gavin Sutherland
  • Curzon, Frederic: Galavant. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Coates, Eric: Television March. Royal Liverpool PO/John Wilson.
  • Mayerl Billy: Jill all Alone, Leslie De'Ath
  • Collins, Anthony: Vanity Fair. RTE Concert Orch/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Collins Anthony: Festival Royal, BBC Concert Orchestra, John Wilson
  • Binge, Ronald: Elizabethan serenade. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Binge, Ronald: The Watermill. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Torch, Sydney: London Transport, BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
  • Duncan, Trevor: Little Suite, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Penny
  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Padstow Lifeboat. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Four Scottish Dances, Op.59. Queensland SO/Andrew Penny.
  • Bennett, Richard Rodney: Farnham Festival Overature, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Lord, Phillip: Nautical Overture, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy
  • Langford, Gordon: Spirit of London, BBC Concert Orchestra, Rumon Gamba
  • Chappell Herbert: The Pallisers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Marcus Dods
  • Burgon, Geoffrey: Brideshead revisited, Theme & Variation III. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Goodall, Howard: Psalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd. David Drury, org., Jane Sheldon, sop. Cantillation, Sinfonia Australis/David Stanhope.
  • Fox John: A Surrey Rhapsody, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland
  • Binge, Ronald: Sailing By. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.

  • 17th June

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  • Bozza, Eugène, Douze études Caprices: No. 7, Allegro moderato - 1944 - 0’57” Marcel Mule: Alto Saxophone
  • Singelée, Jean-Baptiste, Grand Quatuor Concertant – “The Circling Saxes”. Saxophone Quartet.
  • Berlioz, Hector (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi): Le Corsaire, Overture, Op.21. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Schubert, Franz, Trio in B-flat Major. D471 Simon Diricq – Saxophone, Clement Holvoet – Viola, Romain Shainaut – Cello 5:29
  • Crepin, Alain, A Tribute to Sax Alain Crepin – Alto Saxophone. “Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Air Force”, conducted by Maurice Dubois 10:55
  • Zante, Romain, Fantasy on a Japanese Song Alain Crepin – Saxophone, Julie Delbart – Piano 7:46
  • Samba – Christian Lauba Simon Diricq – Alto Saxophone 5:01
  • Images – Jan Van der Roost (Life Recorded by Johann Kennivé) Nikita Zimin – Alto Saxophone and “Het Kamerorkest”, conducted by David Reiland. 18:40
  • François Couperin, Le Tic-Toc Choc, ou Les Maillotins, Niels Bijl – Saxophone, Ronald Moelker – Recorder. 3:25
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi): Pavane for a Dead Princess. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • van der Roost, Jan: Puszta. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Russell Robinson, Portrait of Jenny – arr. Kenny Werner The Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Frank Vaganee – Alto Saxophone 7:22

  • 10th June

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  • Monteverdi, Claudio: L'Orfeo. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Diana Montague, m-sop., John Tomlinson, bass, Julianne Baird, sop., Lynne Dawson, sop., Mark Tucker, ten., Mary Nichols, m-sop., Michael Chance, alto., Nancy Argenta, sop., Nigel Robson, ten., Willard White, bass English Baroque Soloists, His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Peri, Jacopo, Euridice: Furio Zanesi, Bass. Ensemble Arpeggio/Roberto De Caro
  • Lully, Jean Baptiste: Isis. Bernard Deletre, bass, Francoise Masset, sop., Guillemette Laurens, m-sop., Howard Crook, alto., Robert Getchell, alto., Valerie Gabail, sop. Marais Chorus, Marais SO/Hugo Reyne.
  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Acteon, H.481. Agnes Mellon, sop., Dominique Visse, alto., Francoise Paut, sop., Guillemette Laurens, m-sop., Jill Feldman, sop. Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Acis and Galatea, HWV49. Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Martyn Hill, ten., Norma Burrowes, sop., Paul Elliott, ten., Willard White, bass English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Semele. Angus Wood, ten., Anna Ryberg, sop., Belinda Montgomery, sop., Paul McMahon, ten., Sally-Anne Russell, m-sop., Stephen Bennett, bar. Cantillation, Sirius Ensemble/Antony Walker.
  • Leclair: Scylla et Glaucus: Emoke Barath, sop., Anders J Dahlin, Ten., Caroline Mutel, mezzo-sop. Les Nouveaux Caracteres/Sebastien D'Henin
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pygmalion. Agnes Mellon, sop., Donatienne Michel-Dansac, sop., Howard Crook, alto., Sandrine Piau, sop. Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.
  • Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von: Symphony No 6, 4th Movement Cantilena
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Orfee aux Enfers: Fly Duet Natalie Dessay, sop., Laurent Naouri, bar. Chorus & Orchestra of the National Opera of Lyon, Orchestre de Chambre, Grenoble/Marc Minkowski
  • Strauss R: Daphne. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Hilde Guden, sop., James King, ten., Kurt Equiluz, ten., Paul Schoeffler, bar., Rita Streich, sop., Vera Little, contr. Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Symphony/Karl Bohm.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op.49. Jiri Tancibudek, oboe .
  • Mills, Richard: The Love of the Nightingale: The Nightingale's Song. Emma Matthews, sop. Monte Carlo PO/Brad Cohen.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio: L'Orfeo. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Diana Montague, m-sop., John Tomlinson, bass, Julianne Baird, sop., Lynne Dawson, sop., Mark Tucker, ten., Mary Nichols, m-sop., Michael Chance, alto., Nancy Argenta, sop., Nigel Robson, ten., Willard White, bass English Baroque Soloists, His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

  • 3rd June

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  • Bozza, Eugène, Douze études Caprices: No. 7, Allegro moderato - 1944 - 0’57” Marcel Mule: Alto Saxophone
  • Singelée, Jean-Baptiste, Grand Quatuor Concertant – “The Circling Saxes”. Saxophone Quartet.
  • Berlioz, Hector (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi): Le Corsaire, Overture, Op.21. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Schubert, Franz, Trio in B-flat Major. D471 Simon Diricq – Saxophone, Clement Holvoet – Viola, Romain Shainaut – Cello 5:29
  • Crepin, Alain, A Tribute to Sax Alain Crepin – Alto Saxophone. “Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Air Force”, conducted by Maurice Dubois 10:55
  • Zante, Romain, Fantasy on a Japanese Song Alain Crepin – Saxophone, Julie Delbart – Piano 7:46
  • Samba – Christian Lauba Simon Diricq – Alto Saxophone 5:01
  • Images – Jan Van der Roost (Life Recorded by Johann Kennivé) Nikita Zimin – Alto Saxophone and “Het Kamerorkest”, conducted by David Reiland. 18:40
  • François Couperin, Le Tic-Toc Choc, ou Les Maillotins, Niels Bijl – Saxophone, Ronald Moelker – Recorder. 3:25
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Iwamoto, Shinichi): Pavane for a Dead Princess. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • van der Roost, Jan: Puszta. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost.
  • Russell Robinson, Portrait of Jenny – arr. Kenny Werner The Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Frank Vaganee – Alto Saxophone 7:22

  • 27th May

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  • Alice in Wonderland Camarata & His Orchestra Disney Magic Vol 3
  • Fain, Sammy: Alice in Wonderland: I'm late. Barbara Cook, voc. Studio Orch/Wally Harper.
  • Steamboat Willie Jimmy Dodd
  • Wilfred Jackson & Bert Lewis Steamboat Willie, 1929
  • Grieg, Edvard (arr. Whitney, Leonard): In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt). Will Bradley and His Orch .
  • Churchill, Frank (arr. Gerlitz, Carsten): Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?. Max Raabe, bar. Palast Orch/Max Raabe.
  • Churchill, Frank: Whistle While You Work. Comedy Harmonists .
  • Frank Churchill, Larry Morey Medley from Snow White--2nd song ONLY Heigh Ho, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  • Churchill, Frank: Someday My Prince Will Come (Un jour mon Prince viendra). Nikki Yanofsky, voc.
  • Harline, Leigh: Pinocchio: When You Wish upon a Star. Cynthia Erivo, voc., Vera Lynn, voc. City of Prague PO/James Morgan.
  • Sorcerer's Apprentice from Fantasia
  • Wagner R: Apocalypse Now: The Ride of the Valkyries. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Wallace, Oliver G: Der Fuehrer's Face. Carl Grayson, voc. Spike Jones and His City Slickers .
  • Little April Shower from Bambi
  • Churchill, Frank: Bambi - Musical Selection. Peter Yorke & His Concert Orch/Peter Yorke.
  • Wrubel, Allie: Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah. James Baskett
  • Mack David & Al Hoffman Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Vocals Verna Sheldon
  • David, Mack: A Dream is a wish your heart makes. Barbara Cook, voc. Studio Orch/Wally Harper.
  • Mickey Mouse Club March
  • Robert & Richard Sherman and Buddy Baker Wonderful World of Color", The Wellingtons 1961
  • Bill Shirley "Once Upon A Dream" from Sleeping Beauty
  • Sherman/Sherman (arr. Fahie, Rob): It's a Small World. Nikki Yanofsky, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Richard & Robert Sherman Spoonful of Sugar Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews
  • Richard and Robert Sherman, Supercalifragilistic Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke and the Pearlie Chorus
  • Leigh Harline When You Wish Upon A Star. Cliff Edwards & the Ken Darby Singers Victor Young's Orch .
  • Churchill, Frank (arr. Wild, Earl): Reminiscences of Snow White. Earl Wild, pno.
  • Harline, Leigh: Pinocchio: When You Wish upon a Star. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Harline, Leigh: Pinocchio: When You Wish upon a Star. Tony Gould, pno.