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Sample Program I

Four for Tango Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Colombian Folk Songs Traditional
Pueblito Viejo (Zachary Shemon, alto saxophone)
Tango-etude No. 4
Timothy McAllister, soprano saxophone
Astor Piazzolla [1921-1992]
Lu Ries (b. 1959)
Her August Touch
Matthew Levy, tenor saxophone
Matthew Levy (b. 1963)
God Bless the Child Billie Holiday [1915-1959]
Taimur Sullivan, baritone saxophone Arr. Eric Dolphy/
Adapted by Taimur Sullivan
Elegy to Eric Dolphy Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948)


Saxophone Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 109
Theme (Andante)
Variation I
Variation II
Variation III (à la Schumann)
Variation IV (à la Chopin)
Variation V (Scherzo)
Alexander Glazunov Canzona
Every Thing Must Go Martin Bresnick (b. 1946)
G.L. In Memorium
Pensoso, con sobrio espressione
Fantasy Etudes William Albright [1944-1998]
Etude No. 6 “They only come out at night”

PRISM Quartet

Timothy McAllister, soprano saxophone
Matthew Levy, tenor saxophone
Taimur Sullivan, baritone saxophone

Sample Program II

Funk Assault* (1999) Zack Browning
Other Repertoire TBD


Every Thing Music Go* (2007) Martin Bresnick
Fantasy Etudes for saxophone quartet* (1992-93) William Albright
Prelude (Index)

  1. A Real Nice Number
  2. Pypes
  3. The Fives for Steve
  4. Phantom Gallop
  5. Harmonium
  6. They Only Come Out at Night

*Commissioned by PRISM