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"Every Thing Must Go" Mvt. III - Martin Bresnick
The gorgeous final movement of Martin Bresnick's Every Thing Must Go, uploaded and dedicated to all those who are fighting Covid-19 or who have already fought it and lost... Sinta Quartet Dan Graser - soprano saxophone Zach Stern - alto saxophone Joe Girard - tenor saxophone Danny Hawthorne-Foss - baritone saxophone Recorded at New Music Detroit by Sly Pup Productions
Cabinet of Curiosities for Sax Quartet and Winds (Donald Sinta Quartet and Eastman Wind Ensemble)
By Matt Browne www.mattbrownecomposer.com www.mattbrownecomposer.com/wind-ensemble Prelude: 0:00 I. The Art of Noises: 2:53 II. Farthest South: 10:17 III. Vinegar Syndrome: 20:13 December 4th, 2019 Kodak Hall Eastman School of Music Rochester, NY Performers: Donald Sinta Quartet Featuring the Eastman Wind Ensemble Mark Scatterday, conductor.
Black for Saxophone Quartet
We are very happy to share this version of Black (2012) by Marc Mellits (b. 1966) performed by the Donald Sinta Quartet. This is an SATB saxophone quartet version of the famous bass clarinet and baritone saxophone duo. While there are numerous versions of this great piece available, this is obviously the best...Available directly from Mellits himself: http://www.marcmellits.com/works%20split%203.htm Recorded by SlyPup Productions at the Wasserman Projects: http://www.jamesoneisele.com/slypup/ Enjoy!
The Green Groves of Erin/The Flowers of Red Hill
A new virtuoso arrangement by our soprano saxophonist Dan Graser of two traditional Irish reels: The Green Groves of Erin and the Flowers of Red Hill. Inspired by the brilliant versions of this from the Bothy Band, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, and Mark O'Connor and the generations of performers who keep this music alive. Donald Sinta Quartet: Dan Graser, soprano saxophone Zach Stern, alto saxophone Joe Girard, tenor saxophone Danny Hawthorne-Foss, baritone saxophone Recorded at Solid Sound Ann Arbor: http://www.solidsound.net/
Chris Evan Hass
Volcanic Ash (Hass) - Sinta Quartet | 2018 Fischoff Grand Prize Concert
Sinta Quartet's performance of Volcanic Ash at the Grand Prize Concert of this year's Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition! Program Notes: Volcanic Ash is a boisterous and lively piece for saxophone quartet, fusing the harmonic language of Middle Eastern music with the form, rhythms, and overall intensity found in heavy metal. The piece features constant meter changes, low open fifth 'power chords', and sweeping arpeggios, but is complemented by a calm and reflective chorale. Volcanic Ash was written for Sinta Quartet's Composition Competition in 2017, taking Dan Graser's advice of writing a quartet that is "harder, faster, and louder" than my first saxophone quartet, Polar Vortex, in an attempt to challenge the incredibly talented ensemble. Available for purchase through Murphy Music Press: http://www.murphymusicpress.com/products/q-133 More information about Volcanic Ash: https://hassmusic.com/chamber/volcanicash/ Follow my Facebook page for updates on my music: https://www.facebook.com/chrisevanhass/
Donald Sinta Quartet - Introduction et variations sur une ronde populaire by Gabriel Pierné
Introduction et variations sur une ronde populaire (1936) Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937) Here is our recording of the French saxophone quartet staple by Gabriel Pierné written for one of the first ever professional saxophone quartets, the Marcel Mule Quartet. Its slow and calm introduction is briefly interrupted twice by the "ronde" theme, which gives way to a fun and lively set of variations on this theme. Donald Sinta Quartet Dan Graser, soprano saxophone Zach Stern, alto saxophone Joe Girard, tenor saxophone Danny Hawthorne-Foss, baritone saxophone Performed May 13, 2018 at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition at the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in South Bend, IN.
Z(4430) by Roger Zare - Donald Sinta Quartet
Z(4430) (2014) - Roger Zare (b. 1985) Originally written as an encore to Roger Zare's larger work for saxophone quartet, LHC (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTvl_gewze4), Z(4430) is just over a minute long. It depicts the short life of the subatomic particle named Z(4430), which was discovered in 2014 by the LHCb experiment at CERN, as it explodes into existence, moves around unpredictably at extremely high frequencies (clearly heard in the soprano part), and explodes back out of existence. Roger uses the pitches, E-E-D#-C (derived from the name of the particle, 4-4-3-0) as the main motive for the piece. For more information, visit http://www.rogerzare.com/z4430.htm. Donald Sinta Quartet Dan Graser, soprano saxophone Zach Stern, alto saxophone Joe Girard, tenor saxophone Danny Hawthorne-Foss, baritone saxophone Performed May 13, 2018 at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition at the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in South Bend, IN.
Gyorgy Ligeti Six Bagetelles - Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet
We hope you enjoy this Donald Sinta Quartet performance of our version of Ligeti's iconic Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet. This was recorded during our performance at New Music Detroit's Strange and Beautiful Music concert this year by our friends at Sly Pup Productions (http://www.jamesoneisele.com/slypup/) Mvt I Allegro con spirito - 0:00 Mvt. II Rubato. Lamentoso - 1:19 Mvt. III Allegro grazioso - 4:30 Mvt. IV Presto Ruvido - 7:00 Mvt. V Adagio. Mesto Béla Bartók in memoriam - 8:05 Mvt. IV Molto vivace. Capriccioso- 10:19 Dan Graser - soprano saxophone Zach Stern - alto saxophone Joe Girard - tenor saxophone Danny Hawthorne-Foss - baritone saxophone