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Michael Nyman

Publisher: Chester Music

24 Hour Sax Quartet (2004)
Commissioned by Yamaha Music Central Europe GmbH
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Works for 2-6 Players
Year Composed
2004
Duration
7 Minutes
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Michael Nyman 24 Hour Sax Quartet (2004)
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24 Hour Sax Quartet was commissioned by Saxofourte and Yamaha Music Central GmbH and was composed in January 2004.

It continues my very fruitful relationship with the group which began four years ago with the idea of writing a Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra. We realised this project in 2001 with great success.

The new quartet is based on material taken from my soundtrack for the film "24 heures de la vie d'une femme", based on the novel by Stefan Zweig, directed by Laurent Bouhnik in 2002.

Performances
Date
Title
  • 24 APR 2004
    Kulturforum, Fürth, Germany
    Saxofourte

    Other Dates:
    28 April - Villa Schwalbenhof, Gärtringen, Germany
    5 May - Stadthalle, Wehr, Germany
    16 May - Säulenhalle, Aulendorf, Germany
    21 May - Städtische Gallerie, Tuttlingen, Germany
    3 July - Klosterkirche, Alpirsbach, Germany
    10 July - Musiknacht, Michelstadt, Germany
    11 July - Haus Sonne, Walsheim, Germany
    7 August - Wachenheim, Germany
    8 September - RWE Kammermusiksaal, Essen, Germany
    12 September - Rathaussaal, Laichingen, Germany
    2 October - Beethovenfestival, Bonn, Germany
    22 October - Rathaussaal, Rödental, Germany
  • 23 APR 2004
    24 Hour Sax Quartet World Premiere
    Sendesaal des Deutschlandfunks, Cologne
    Saxofourte

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