Releases

Below are track listing of the CDs recorded by the quartet.

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Contemporary worksTangoDie Kunst der FugeNørholm/Gudmundsen-Holmgreen/NørgårdGoldberg Variations

 

CONTEMPORARY WORKS FOR SAXOPHONE QUARTET
Kontrapunkt 1990

Contemporary compositions by 6 nordic composers.

1

THE BEAUTY OF THE BEAST  Jesper Hendze 9:20


2

A LA MEMOIRE DE DALI   Flemming Chr. Hansen   10:32


3

DIVERTIMENTO   Kjell Roikjer   12:31


4

A PATCHWORK IN PINK   Ib Nørholm   11:49


5

SKEL   Hans Peter Stubbe Teglbjærg   10:27


6

LINES   Bent Lorentzen   7:40

Total playing Time 62:53

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ASTOR PIAZOLLA • TANGO
Kontrapunkt 1995

Compositions by the master of the 'Tango Nuevo', originally conceived for a variety of ensembles, but eminently suited for saxophone quartet.

Arranged by Claude Voirpy (1-4,7), Erling Kroner (5,11) and Francesco Venerucci (6,8,9,10,12-16).

 

1

BORDEL  1900  3:28


2

CAFÉ  5:50


3

NIGHT CLUB 1960  4:59


4

CONCERT D'AUJOURD'HUI  3:36


5

MILONGA DEL ANGEL  5:53


6

LIBERTANGO  3:36


7

FOUR, FOR TANGO  6:16


8

MICHELANGO 70  3:13


9

ADIOS NONINO  5:31


10

PULSACIÓN N0. 2  4:25


11

ODA PARA UN HIPPIE  5:33


SUITE FROM
"THE ROUGH DANCER AND THE CYCLICAL NIGHT"

12

PROLOGUE (TANGO APASIONADO)  2:03


13

MILONGA PICARESQUE  1:45


14

KNIFE FIGHT  1:58


15

LEONORA'S LOVE THEME  3:57


16

BAILONGA  1:46


17

FINALE (TANGO APASIONADO)  3:55

Total playing Time 69:04

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BACH
Die Kunst der Fuge

 Kontrapunkt 1997

Bachs final word on contrapunctal techniques. A CD, which has been many years in the making, encompasses the whole work of 20 movements.

1

CONTRAPUNCTUS I a 4 voci   3:11


2

CONTRAPUNCTUS II a 4 voci   1:54


3

CONTRAPUNCTUS III a 4 voci   2:20


4

CONTRAPUNCTUS IV a 4 voci   3:31


5

CONTRAPUNCTUS XVII
Canon alla Duodecima n contrapuncto alla Quinta   3:31   as, bar


6

CONTRAPUNCTUS V a 4 voci   2:46


7

CONTRAPUNCTUS VI a 4 voci in Stile francese   3:32


8

CONTRAPUNCTUS VII a 4 voci, per Augmentationem et Diminutionem   3:20


9

CONTRAPUNCTUS XIV
Canon par Augmentationem in contrario motu  6:15   sop, bar


10

CONTRAPUNCTUS VIII a 3 voci   6:45   as, ts, bar


11

CONTRAPUNCTUS IX a 4 voci alla Duodecima   2:34


12

CONTRAPUNCTUS X a 4 voci alla Decima   3:45


13

CONTRAPUNCTUS XI a 4 voci   5:00


14

CONTRAPUNCTUS XVI a 4 voci
CONTRAPUNCTUS XII a 4 voci   5:17


15

a RECTUS   2:11


16

b INVERSUS
CONTRAPUNCTUS XIII a 3 voci   2:09


17

a RECTUS   2:28   sop, as, bar


18

b INVERSUS   2:17   sop, as, ts


19

CONTRAPUNCTUS XV
Canon alla Ottava   2:50   sop, bar


20

CONTRAPUNCTUS XIX
Fuga a 3 Soggetti, Infinitus   6:46

Total playing Time 74:12

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Ib Nørh

Pelle Gudmundsen-

P



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Holmgreen

er Nørgård


 Kontrapunkt 1997

New Danish music written for Saxophone Quartet.

 

IB NØRNOLM (b. 1931)
QUARTET Op. 122 for saxophones (1992) [14:16]


1

Udvikling I  6:11


2

Snapshot  1:34


3

Stilleben  2:01


4

Udvikling II  4:31


PER NØRGÅRD (b. 1932)


VILLTIR SVANIR (1994) [9:18]


1

I 1:05


2

II Andante; molto inquièto  2:05


3

III Con moto  1:33


4

IV Andante  4:31


4

V Moderato  4:31


DANSERE OM JUPITER (1994-95) [12:15]


1

I Skyggedanser. Moderato e molto quièto  3:53


2

II Jupiterbølger. Lentissimo  5:18


3

III Dagdanserinde. Allegro graziòzo  3:04


ROADS TO IXTLAN (1992-93) [11:11]


1

I Lento e rubato  2:58


2

II Moderato  3:36


3

III Allegro  4:38

PELLE GUDMUNDSEN-HOLMGREEN (b. 1932)
ALBUM • FOUR RELATIVES (1994-96) [27:15]


1

I  7:56


2

II  8:18


3

III  5:36


4

IV  5:27

Total playing Time 74:51 

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BACH
Goldberg Variations

 Kontrapunkt 2003

Recorded live in concert in Marzabotto, Italy, July 18, 2003. Arranged for saxophone quartet by Francesco Venerucci.

1

ARIA   3:17


2

VARIATIO 1   1:48


3

VARIATIO 2   2:08


4

VARIATIO 3 Canone all'Unisuono   2:06


5

VARIATIO4   1:04   as, bar


6

VARIATIO 5   1:02


7

VARIATIO 6 Canone alla Seconda   1:03


8

VARIATIO 7 Tempo di Giga   1:06


9

VARIATIO 8   1:08   sop, bar


10

VARIATIO 9 Canone alla Terza   1:32   as, ts, bar


11

VARIATIO 10 Fughetta   1:28


12

VARIATIO 11   1:34


13

VARIATIO 12 Canone alla Quarta   2:09


14

VARIATIO 13   2:40


15

VARIATIO 14   2:05


16

VARIATIO 15 Canone alla Quinta. Andante   1:46


17

VARIATIO 16 ouverture   1:18   sop, as, bar


18

VARIATIO 17   1:57   sop, as, ts


19

VARIATIO 18 Canone alla Sesta   1:30   sop, bar


20

VARIATIO 19   1:10


20

VARIATIO 20   1:18


2

VARIATIO 21 Canone alla Sesta   2:01


20

VARIATIO 22 Alla breve   1:21


20

VARIATIO 23   1:30


20

VARIATIO 24 Canone all'Ottava   1:21


20

VARIATIO 25 Adagio   2:50


20

VARIATIO 26   2:12


20

VARIATIO 27 Canone alla Nona   1:52


20

VARIATIO 28   1:04


20

VARIATIO 29   2:06


20

VARIATIO 30 Quodlibet   1:28


20

ARIA   3:33

Total playing Time 56:17

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