program

musical saw recital

this program can be presented in english, french or german


part 1: the fox-tail report

a cabaret performance about the 600-year (?) history
of the musical saw - the stradivarius of the workbench

featuring compositions by:
- an unknown composer of the 14th century
- Arcangelo Corelli
- Ludwig van Beethoven
- Georges Bizet
- George Gershwin
- Aram Khatchaturian

part one can be presented as a "concerto" for
musical-saw soloist and chamber orchestra
orchestration: 1 fl (incl. picc), 1 ob, 1 cl, 1 bsn, 1 french hrn,
1 perc and strings; full score and parts on renta


(intermission)

part 2:

- "the waltz of agony" ("valsa da dor"), Heitor Villa-Lobos
- "chant béarnais" (original work - no kidding!), Joseph - Canteloube
- "saw Elise" basically ludwig van beethoven
- "the swan's demise" basically Camille Saint Saens
- "the cats' duett", basically Gioacchino Rossini

encores:

- three tangos: oblivion, jalousie, la cumparsita
- "tendrement", chanson by Erik Satie