REPERTOIRE


Solo Repertoire with Orchestra

(All works are originally for saxophone unless indicated otherwise)


Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone and orchestra - 12 mins(1 1 1 1 - 1 1 0 0 - strings) Leduc/Robert King,Inc
Alexander GlazunovConcerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra (Leduc/Kalmus) - 13 mins
John WilliamsEscapades for alto saxophone and orchestra - 13 mins(3 2 3 2 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, 3perc, harp, piano/cel, strings) Hal Leonard
Claude DebussyRapsodie for alto saxophone and orchestra - 11 mins(3 3 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - timb, perc, hp, strings) Durand/Kalmus
Heitor Villa-LobosFantasia for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra - 10 mins(strings, 3 fr.hns.) Peer
Astor Piazzolla2 Tangos for soprano saxophone and strings (arr/orch: Ashu) - 8 mins
Darius MilhaudScaramouche, Op. 165c for alto saxophone and orchestra - 12 mins(2 2 2 2 - 2 2 2 0, perc, strings) Salabert
John AdamsConcerto for alto saxophone and orchestra - 32 mins(3 3 3 2 - 3 2 0 0 - piano, cel, harp, strings) Boosey & Hawkes
Michael TorkeConcerto for soprano saxophone and orchestra - 17 mins(1 2 2 0 - 4 0 1 0 - 4perc, harp, strings) Holab Music
Jules DemerssemanFantaisie sur un thème Original for alto sax and strings (orch: Ashu) - 6 mins
Franz WaxmanA Place in the Sun: Suite for alto saxophone and orchestra - 9 mins(3 2 2 2 - 4 4 4 1 - timp, 2perc, harp, piano, strings) Tnv
George GershwinBut Not for Me for soprano sax and orchestra (arr: Tunick/Ashu) - 4 mins(2 2 2 2 - 4 0 0 0, cel, harp, strings) Warner/EAMD
Erich W. KorngoldConcerto in C Major, Op. 37, for alto sax and orchestra (arr: Hemke) - 13 mins(2 2 3 2 - 2 2 2 1- timp, 2 perc, harp, celeste, piano, strings) Schott
Michael NymanWhere the Bee Dances, for soprano sax and orchestra - 21 mins(1 2 2 2 - 2 1 1 0 - pf, strings) Chester Music
Ingolf DahlConcerto for alto saxophone and wind orchestra - 20 mins(4 3 5 3 - 4 4 3 2 - timp, 3perc, 4cb, no strings) Euro-American
Frank MartinBallade for alto saxophone and orchestra - 14 mins(Strings, piano, and timpani) Universal Editions
Henri TomasiConcerto for alto saxophone and orchestra - 17 mins(3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timb., perc., glock, xylo, harpe, cordes) Leduc
Jennifer HigdonConcerto for soprano sax and orchestra - 17 mins(2 1 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - 1perc, strings) Lawdon Press
Avner DormanConcerto for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra - 14 mins(1 1 1 2 - 2 0 0 0 - dmkit, strings) G. Schirmer
Jacob Ter VeldhuisTallahatchie Concerto for alto saxophone and chamber orchestra - 19 mins(2 1 2 2 - 1 1 0 0 - perc., strings) Donemus
Lee ActorConcerto for alto saxophone and orchestra - 22 mins(2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 - timp., perc., strings) Polygames
Florent SchmittLégende for alto saxophone and orchestra - 9 mins(3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1, timp., 3 perc., celeste, 2 harp, strings) Durand
Vincent D'IndyChorale Varié, Op.55 for solo alto saxophone and orchestra - 10 mins(2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 0, harp, timp, strings) Kalmus
Paule MauriceTableaux de Provence for alto saxophone and orchestra - 12 mins(2 3 2 1 - 2 1 0 0 - timp, 2perc, celeste, harp, strings) Lemoine
Pierre Max DuboisConcerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra (Leduc) - 15 mins
Roger BoutryDivertimento for alto saxophone and string orchestra (or band, arr.) (Leduc) - 9 mins
Paul CrestonConcerto for alto saxophone and orchestra, or concert band - 18 mins (3 2 2.asx.2 - 4 2 3 1 - timp, strings) G. Schirmer
Lars-Erik LarssonKonsert for alto saxophone and string orchestra (Gehrmans) - 16 mins

Recent Recital Programs

(All works are originally for saxophone unless indicated otherwise)


Program #1
Paul HindemithSonata for alto saxophone and piano
Sergei RachmaninoffAndante from Sonata, Op.19 (arr. for alto sax & piano by Ashu)
Heitor Villa-LobosFantasia (soprano sax/piano)
           -Intermission-
Claude DebussyRapsodie (alto sax/piano)
Astor Piazzolla3 Tangos (arr. for sop.sax & piano by Ashu)
Jules DemerssemanFantaisie sur un thème original for alto saxophone and piano
Program #2
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera (alto sax/piano)
Robert SchumannAdagio and Allegro, Op. 70, for soprano saxophone and piano (arr. Ashu)
Darius MilhaudScaramouche (alto sax/piano)
           -Intermission-
Paul CrestonSonata, Op. 19 for alto saxophone and piano
Claude DebussyRapsodie (alto sax/piano)
George GershwinThree Preludes (arr. for alto sax & piano)
Program #3
Vincent D'IndyChorale Varié, Op.55 for alto saxophone and piano
J.S. BachSonata in g minor, BWV 1020 (arr. for sop. sax & piano by Ashu)
Frank MartinBallade (alto sax/piano)
           -Intermission-
Florent SchmittLégende for alto saxophone and piano
Alexander ScriabinEtude Op.8, no.11 for soprano saxophone and piano (arr. Ashu)
Astor PiazzollaHistoire du Tango (arr. for soprano sax & piano)

The 12 most effective ways to feature Ashu with orchestra

(All works are originally for saxophone unless indicated otherwise)


1. With Symphony or Chamber Orchestra
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
Astor PiazzollaTwo Tangos for soprano saxophone and strings (arr: Ashu) (8 min)
encore: DemerssemanFantaisie sur un thème original for alto sax and strings (orch: Ashu) (6 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
2. With Symphony Orchestra
Overture
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
John WilliamsEscapades for alto saxophone and orchestra (13 min)
3. With Chamber Orchestra
Overture
Alexander GlazunovConcerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra (15 min)
Heitor Villa-LobosFantasia for soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra (10 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
4. With Symphony Orchestra
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
Claude DebussyRapsodie for alto saxophone and orchestra (11 min)
Jules DemerssemanFantaisie sur un thème original for alto sax and strings (orch: Ashu) (6 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
5. With Symphony or Chamber Orchestra
Alexander GlazunovConcerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra (15 min)
Astor Piazzolla2 Tangos for soprano sax and orchestra (arr/orch: Ashu) (8 min)
encore: J. DemerssemanFantaisie sur un thème original for alto sax and strings (orch: Ashu) (6 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
6. With Chamber Orchestra (strings plus 3 horns, piano and timpani)
Overture
Frank MartinBallade for alto saxophone with strings, piano and timpani (16 min)
Heitor Villa-LobosFantasia for soprano saxophone with strings and 3 horns (10 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
7. With Symphony Orchestra
Overture
Alexander GlazunovConcerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra (15 min)
Darius MilhaudScaramouche, Op. 165c for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
8. With Symphony or Chamber Orchestra
Overture
Vincent D'IndyChorale Varié, Op.55 for solo alto sax and orchestra (10 min)
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
9. With Symphony Orchestra
Overture
Ingolf DahlConcerto for alto saxophone and wind orchestra (20 min)
                      -Intermission-
Erich W. KorngoldConcerto in C Major, Op. 37 (arr. Hemke) (13 min)
Symphony
10. With Chamber Orchestra
Overture
Alexander GlazunovConcerto for alto saxophone and string orchestra (15 min)
                      -Intermission-
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
Symphony
11. With Symphony Orchestra
Overture
Florent SchmittLégende for alto saxophone and orchestra (9 min)
Darius MilhaudScaramouche, Op. 165c for alto saxophone and orchestra (12 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony
12. With Chamber Orchestra
Overture
Frank MartinBallade for alto saxophone with strings, piano and timpani (16 min)
Jacques IbertConcertino Da Camera for alto saxophone orchestra (12 min)
                      -Intermission-
Symphony