Famous Solos from the 20s
Programme includes: Many compositions and arrangement by Rudy Wiedoeft; Nevin Narcissus; Rosebrook Saxophone Fantasie; Gabriel-Marie Serenade Badine; Beethoven Minuet in G.
In his short life, Rudy Wiedoeft recorded over 300 record sides for all the major labels – many being his own compositions – and imparted his own unique style to everything he did, influencing generations of saxophonists after him.
Rudy Wiedoefts’ legacy to the musical world was not just a collection of compelling compositions and recordings, but the distinction of having introduced the saxophone as a serious voice in a truly innovative way and gaining for it a tremendous following.
Ethelbert Nevins’ delicious Narcissus.
Song of The Volga Boatmen arranged by Wiedoeft.
Described by the famous pianist Oscar Levant as “…..the world’s greatest saxophonist….”
‘…how wonderful it is now to have all these enhanced recordings together on CD!’
CLARINET & SAXOPHONE SOCIETY
Wiedoeft Llewellyn – Waltz, Rosebrook Saxophone Fantasie, Wiedoeft Saxema, Wiedoeft Valse Erica, Wiedoeft Saxarella, Hager/Ring Danse Hongroise, Wiedoeft Valse Vanite, Nevin Narcissus, Hager/Ring Gloria, Wiedoeft Sax-O-Phun, Drdla Souvenir, Yradier La Paloma, arr. Wiedoeft Song of the Volga Boatmen, Gabriel/Marie La Cinquantine, Serenade Badine, Tchaikovsky Melodie, Wiedoeft Valse Mazanetta, Beethoven/Wiedoeft Minuet in G, Dawes Melody, Drigo Serenade Les Millions d’Arlequin, Wiedoeft Sax Serene, Wiedoeft Valse Marilyn, Wiedoeft Valse Vanite, Wiedoeft/Savino Dans l’Orient, Wiedoeft/Frey Rubenola.
Playing Time:70 mins.