Prokofiev: Saxophone Concerto & Bass Drum Concerto

Two new concertos from Gabriel Prokofiev, both unusual: the work for saxophone is as overtly tuneful as many other modern forays into the medium are not, and that for bass drum is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the first for the instrument.

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‘The Bass Drum Concerto, premiered in 2012, is for me one of the best concertos written this century. The bass drum’s diverse and versatile sonic capabilities—ranging from default deep tremolando rumb ...
BBC Music Magazine