Written title - Ian Stewart - composer/musician handwritten

Islas

Soprano saxophone : piano (or electric piano)
(3 minutes 30 seconds)

First public concert performance:
17 September, 2009
Notting Hill Community Church , London
Kyle Horch - soprano saxophone
Pavel Timofejevsky - piano

United States Premiere:
31 March, 2010
University of Minnesota - Ferguson Hall
Stephen Page - soprano saxophone
Cameron Hofmann - piano

Islas

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Programme notes:
I used to listen to many compilations of what was called Ibiza ambient music, the music played in the chill-out rooms of clubs and the Cafe Del Mar. The piano writing is very much in that style, creating a dreamy texture over which the soprano saxophone plays long melodic lines.