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Five Instrument Makers
With Donald Macleod.
4: Adolphe Sax
A young inventor from Belgium takes on the might of the French military establisment and the united forces of the Parisian wind instrument makers and secures his immortality with the instrument that still bears his name: the saxophone. Music includes:
Gossec Symphonie pour Musique Militaire Orchestre de la Garde
Républicaine, conductor Roger Boutry Meyerbeer Les Huguenots (excerpt)
Montpellier Philharmonic, conductor Cyril Diederich
Berlioz Chant Sacree (Irish Melodies) Bruce Brewer (tenor), Noel Lee (piano), Choir of Lille National Orchestra, conductor Bernard Tetu
Weber, arr Parkes Overture: Oberon John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band, conductor Peter Parkes
Berlioz Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale (excerpt)
LSO, conductor Colin Davis
Bizet L'Arlesienne (Menuetto) St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood
Wiedoft Sax-O-Phun The Composer (saxophone), Oscar Levant (piano) lbert Concertino da Camera
John Harle (saxophone),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Unknown:
Adolphe Sax
Conductor:
Roger Boutry
Conductor:
Cyril Diederich
Tenor:
Bruce Brewer
Tenor:
Noel Lee
Conductor:
Bernard Tetu
Conductor:
Colin Davis
Conductor:
Christopher Hogwood
Unknown:
John Harle
Unknown:
St Martin
Conductor:
Neville Marriner
Frangoise:
Francoise Pollet (soprano)
Raoul:
Richard Leech (tenor)
Marcel:
Nikola Ghiuselev (bass)

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