The North

The North is the debut studio album from the Borealis Saxophone Quartet. The CD contains eight world premiere recordings. Five of the works were commissioned by the Borealis Saxophone Quartet whilst the remaining three are arrangements that have been specially made for the quartet. The final track on the disc also features a string orchestra conducted by Leo Geyer. 

Track listing: 
1. Bulgarian Suite - Trad. arr. Gillian Blair 
2-4. The North - Gary Carpenter 
5. Gentle Skies - Tom Harrold 
6. Agust - Olafur Arnalds arr. Dan White 
7. Periculum - Sergio Cote 
8. Lost Bronze - Will Gregory arr. Mélina Zéléniuc 
9-11. Alone - Aled Smith 
12. Borealis (Into Blue) - Lucy Pankhurst 

 

Personnel:

Alastair Penman - Soprano and Alto Saxophones

Mélina Zéléniuc - Alto and Soprano Saxophones

Gillian Blair - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones

Daniel White - Baritone and Soprano Saxophones


Recorded, edited, mixed, mastered and produced by Rob Buckland.