Ton Verhiel - ME publishes several books on saxophone topics

 

De saxofoon

(In Dutch)

Geschiedenis, ontwikkeling en repertoire van een blaasinstrument

3e herziene versie, 2011

ISBN 978-90-811509-1-0

 

SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 1

The saxophone in the music of Will Eisenmann

(In English)

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.

ISBN/EAN 978-90-811509-2-7
 

 

SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 2

The saxophone in the music of Gordon Jacob

(In English)

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.

ISBN/EAN 978-90-811509-0-3
 

 

SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 3

De ontwikkeling

van de klassieke saxofoon in Nederland from 1840 to 1969

(In Dutch)

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 December 2018

 

SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 4

A short story of the C tenor saxophone

(In English)

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.

available summer 2018

 

SAXOPHONE HISTORIES 5

Jean Baptiste Singelée - A portrait

 

 

 

An upcoming project:

Lesser known European Saxophone pioneers

(In English)

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.