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The Fairer Sax

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Definition of the saxophone: 'An ill wind that nobody blows good.'
Armed with an array of visual imagery and the music of four centuries, four young lady saxophonists ride to the rescue of the instrument.
Anne-Louise Lane (soprano) Gabrielle Lane (alto) Karen Street (tenor)
Beverley Calland (baritone) play 16th-century madrigals, a Bach fugue, rags by Joplin and Debussy, Gershwin evergreens, jazz quartets by John Gardner , Graham Lynos and Pierre Max Dubois.
Producer TONY STAVEACRE Director KEITH CHEETHAM BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Soprano: Gabrielle Lane
Tenor: Karen Street
Baritone: Beverley Calland
Unknown: John Gardner
Unknown: Graham Lynos
Unknown: Pierre Max
Producer: Tony Staveacre
Director: Keith Cheetham

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