Available for the first time on CD – an historical collection by Marcel Mule – ‘Le Patron’ of the saxophone as he was known. Recorded between 1930 & 1940, Mule’s pioneering work throughout the electrical recording era acted as an inspiration to saxophone players throughout the world.
- The highly attractive and entertaining Concertino de Camera by Ibert
- own arrangement of Ramaeu’s Gavotte
- Albeniz popular Mule’s Sevilla
- A performance by Mule’s mentor Francois Combelle, recorded in 1905
- This valuable collection will give for many, the first opportunity to hear the greatest name in classical saxophone playing
“This disc does reveal what a splendid player Mule was – sweet tone dazzling fingering and real musicianship.”
American Record Guide
Rameau/Mule – Gavotte, Roelens – Pavane et Menuet Vif, Fonse/Marie – La Tyrolienne, Foret – Patres, Genin/Combelle – Variations sur Marlborogh Demerssman Le Carnival de Venise (saxophone solo by Francois Combelle), Vellones – Concerto (Francis Cebron conductor), Valse Chromatique, Glazounov – Quatuor Theme & Scherzo, Bolzoni – Menuetto, Francaix – Serenade Comique, Ibert – Concertino de Camera (Phillipe Gaubert conductor), Pierne – Canzonetta, Ravel/Mule – Piece en Forme de Habanera, Drigo/Auer – Les Millions d’Arlequin, Serenade, Combelle – Esquisse, Bozza – Concertino (Eugene Bozza conductor), Albeniz – Sevilla, Cerisse – Cache-Cache, Bozza – Scherzo.
Playing Time: 79 mins.