Books on saxophone topics:
Ton Verhiel - ME publishes several books on saxophone topics
Geschiedenis, ontwikkeling en repertoire van een blaasinstrument
3e herziene versie, 2011
SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 1
The saxophone in the music of Will Eisenmann
Will Eisenmann, a Swiss composer, did use the saxophone frequently in his works. He also wrote a lot of soloworks and chambermusic for the instrument and, what makes his life and work of special interest, he was a life-long personal friend of Sigurd Rascher.
SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 2
The saxophone in the music of Gordon Jacob
Gordon Jacob wrote some very interesting works for the saxophone. His Rhapsodie for English horn was also set for alto saxophone and so one of the earlier works for a saxophone and orchestra in the United Kingdom.
SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 3
De ontwikkelingvan de klassieke saxofoon in Nederland from 1840 to 1969
This book, in Dutch language, looks for the earliest history of saxophone playing in the Netherlands and will follow its development in the classical field until 1969, the year the Dutch Saxophone Quartet was founded. This ensemble brought a new era for the classical saxophone in the Netherlands.
Available in Summer 2020
SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 4
A short story of the C tenor saxophone
Adolphe Sax developed two saxophone families. The C/F saxophones are barely known today. Only the C-tenor saxophone or C melody saxophone is gaining popularity again. This little booklet follows the history of this saxophone.
SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 5
Jean Baptiste Singelée - A portrait
An upcoming project:
Lesser known European Saxophone pioneers
Besides Marcel Mule and Sigurd Rascher there were other saxophone performers who gave a contribution to the development of the classical saxophone. This book will threat their playing and activities.