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Barber adagio

Discussion in 'Classical' started by BigMartin, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. BigMartin

    BigMartin Well-Known Member

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    Heard Johan van der Linden at the recent RNCM Sax Day. Very impressive. Nice arrangement and playing here, I thought.

     
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    I was there too and had a bit of a natter with him. Smashing bloke and a great player. Think that's Arno Bornkamp on tenor who is another of my favourite players.
     
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    Young Col Well-Known Member

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    Very nice. I'm not a fan of classical sax either. Shouldn't need saying, but beautifully in tune.
    YC
     
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    We do an arrangement of this piece with our saxophone choir. It has been tough to get it together - there is a lot more going on than you might think with tempo changes and extreme dynamic range. It's a really good exercise in technique; quite frustrating, but really powerful when you nail it.
     

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