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'Saxtet' - Nigel Wood (soprano sax), Gerard McChrystal (alto sax), Andrew Tweed (tenor sax) and Lionel Ferer (baritone sax), who premiered Andrew Downes' Earth Dances, 5 movements for saxophone quartet in 1991

If you have performed in any of Andrew Downes' works or come to listen, please share your experiences in the Premieres Blog! Also see what others have said. Thank you so much for your contribution.

On this page:
Poeme: The God Marduk for Violin & Piano
Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano
Sonata for 8 Horns
Song of the Eagle (flute choir)
Five Dramatic pieces for Eight Wagner Tubas
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Fanfare for a Ceremony
Sonata for 8 Pianists Playing 4 Pianos
Earth Dances for Saxophone Quartet


Also watch:
Dream-land (soprano, violin and piano)

Or listen (on Soundcloud and Musicians' Page) to:
Fantasia for Flutes
Sonata for Four Horns
Five Dramatic Pieces for 8 Wagner Tubas
Suite for Six Horns
Sonata for Two Pianos
Sonata for Eight Flutes or Flute Choir
Brass Ensembles


Read about other chamber works by Andrew Downes:
Instrumental Ensemble
Songs with instrumental accompaniment
Instrumental Solo 





POEME: 'THE GOD MARDUK' FOR VIOLIN & PIANO Opus 72 (1999)

Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin; Duncan Honeybourne, Piano, EM Records 2019
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SONATA FOR VIOLIN, HORN AND PIANO

Brahms Trio Prague (Monika Vrabcova, violin; Ondrej Vrabec, horn; Daniel Wiesner, piano)
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SONATA FOR 8 HORNS
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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Movement 2



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Movement 5



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SONG OF THE EAGLE

Tone poem for Flute Choir, James Madison University Flute Choir (Virginia USA), conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe
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FIVE DRAMATIC PIECES FOR EIGHT WAGNER TUBAS
Hornists of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra: Jan Voboril, Stanislav Suchanek, Jindrich Kolar, Petra Cermakova, Ondrej Vrabec, Zdenek Divoky, Petra Duda, Jiri Havlik

Hear more movements on the Sounds page

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Prelude



New Life



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SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO  
Anna Downes - Violin
Tony Bridgewater - Piano

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FANFARE FOR A CEREMONY
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble conducted by Reg Reid
Video also includes Frank Downes receiving his Honorary Fellowship from Birmingham School of Music.

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SONATA FOR EIGHT PIANISTS PLAYING FOUR PIANOS
Premiere at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, 2000. Pianists: Filippo Antonelli, Paola Biondi, Deborah Brunialti, Cecile Deneau, Mark Lockett, Laure Pinsmail, Malvina Renault, Malcom Wilson. Conductor: Neil Aston


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EARTH DANCES
for Saxophone Quartet 
5 movements

Live premiere performance by Saxtet - Nigel Wood (soprano sax), Gerard McChrystal (alto sax), Andrew Tweed (tenor sax) and Lionel Ferer (baritone sax) - on 2lst November 1991 at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.

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