Cantilena
for alto saxophone

Composition Date: 2007
Genre: Woodwinds, Solo / Ensemble, Saxophone

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Saxophone
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Programme Note:
Cantilena is a mood piece composed in a lyrical, virtuosic style. It constantly weaves through various tonalities but without settling in any one in particular. In a way it emulated a free, almost improvisatory style and allows the performer to take certain liberties with a fluctuating tempo. It was especially composed for saxophonist Stathis Mavrommatis who also gave its premiere March 15, 2008 at Parnassos Concert Hall in Athens, Greece.


Recording Details: Stathis Mavrommatis, saxophone, New Music North Concert, February 15, 2009, Gallery 345, Toronto, recording by John Gray, Canadian Music Centre.

Premiere Information:
March 15, 2008 Parnassos Concert Hall Athens, Greece Stathis Mavrommatis, saxophone, "Greek Composers of the Diaspora" concert presented by the Thomas Tamvakos Archive of Greek Classical Composers.

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 5115 C261ca
  • Genre:
  • Woodwinds, Solo / Ensemble, Saxophone
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • June 22, 2009
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score ((6), 3 p.); 28 cm.
    9 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:

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