1. Carol of the Bells - Mykola Leontovych
2. The Snow - Edward Elgar arr. Field
3. In the Bleak Midwinter - Holst arr. Asbury
4. Christmas Day Ida Morning' / Breaking up Christmas - Trad arr. Simmons
Celebrating the joy of the Winter Season Marici Saxes EP 'The Snow' features music by English composer Edward Elgar, with folk influenced colours by Ukrainian Mykola Leontovych and a tune from the Shetland Islands. This has been supported by Royal Philharmonic Society funding.
1. Waking Song - R. Carlos Nakai
Wonderland - Michael Nyman
5. Farewell to Stromness - Peter Maxwell Davies
Aurora - Josie Simmons
White Gold - James Whitbourn
9. The Kiss
10. The Gown
11. The Rose
12. Tayal Chinese Folk Song - Trad. arr. Simmons
13. Youkali - Kurt Weill arr. Field
Balkan Suite - Traditional arr. Jenny Greig
14. Opa Cupa
15. Jovano, Jovanke
16. Gankino Horo
17. Wild Mountain Thyme - Francis McPeake
18. Daybreak Vision - R. Carlos Nakai
‘ Origin ‘ features works by English award winning composers Michael Nyman, James Whitbourn
and Peter Maxwell Davies. The album wouldn't be complete without a new composition by baritone sax player Josie Simmons. They have also sourced and arranged some beautiful folk music from Scotland, Native America, the Balkans and China.
1. Libertango - Astor Piazzolla
2. Cavatina - Stanley Myers
Four Country Dances - R. Rodney Bennett
3. A New Day
4. Lady Day
5. The Mulberry Garden
6. Nobody’s Jig
7. Emmanuel - Michel Colombier
8. Vocalise - Sergei Rachmaninov arr. Simmons
Suite of Irish Folk Tunes - Josie Simmons
13. The Lamb - John Tavener
14. Pavane Op. 50 - Gabriel Faure arr. Field
15. Palladio - Karl Jenkins
Marici Saxes’ debut album 'Light'.
Brimming with life and energy, this eclectic album of classical standards, folk and rare musical gems will redefine everything you thought you knew about the saxophone. Music includes film music, original works and classics from Faure, Rachmaninov, Piazzolla and Jenkins.
Online fans of the quartet had been enquiring about an album for years and it was actually this huge enthusiasm that spurred them to make the album, recorded at Peter Gabriel’s ‘Real World Studios’, Wiltshire.