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TOMMY SMITH ~ tenor & soprano saxophones

For this Tommy Smith classical album the saxophonist, with his established partner and collaborator Murray McLachlan - one of Scotland's most respected classical pianists - has built a programme out of two types of music.   The first is a series of arrangements of small-scale pieces, mostly piano originals along with one song (Je te veux), and all with wide-ranging styles and flavours.   The second features a pair of large-scale original compositions, both sonatas for tenor sax and piano, each of them demonstrating Smith's versatility in his continuing development as a composer of more formal, as well as improvisatory, music.

  1. Gymnopédie : ERIC SATIE pub. Salabert
  2. Bagpipe Music : BÉLA BARTÓK pub. Boosey & Hawkes
  3. Gnossienne No.1 : ERIC SATIE pub. Salabert
  4. Children's Song No.7 : CHICK COREA pub. Schott
  5. Arietta : EDVARD GRIEG Public Domain
  6. Children's Song No.6 : CHICK COREA pub. Schott
  7. Notturno : EDVARD GRIEG Public Domain
  8. Bulgarian Rhythm No.1 : BÉLA BARTÓK pub. Boosey & Hawkes
  9. Gnossienne No.3 : ERIC SATIE pub. Salabert
10. Je Te Veux : ERIC SATIE pub. Salabert

Hall of Mirrors - Sonata No.1 : TOMMY SMITH pub. Camden Music
11. Mirror Talk
12. The Looking Glass
13. There is a Mirror Only You Can See
14. Hologram

Dreaming with Open Eyes - Sonata No. 2 : TOMMY SMITH pub. Camden Music
15. Call of the Shaman
16. The Promise and the Search
17. A Heap of Broken Images?
18. Journeys Home, Destination Unknown

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