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I'm going to have a sophmore recital in the spring that has to have at least 30 full minutes of playing time. I know the pieces that I'll perform, but I'm having trouble deciding what order to play them in. The selected pieces are as follows:

Handel- Sonata No. 3
Bozza- Improvisation et Caprice
Bozza- Aria
Milhaud- Scaramouche
Whitney- Rumba

Also just as a side note. I haven't been able to find any recordings of the two Bozza pieces and the Whitney. So if any one has any info on that it would be greatly appreciated.;) ;) Thanks.
 

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I would say something like:
Handel
Improv et Caprice
Scaramouche
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Aria
Whitney

Or....
Scaramouche
Aria
Handel
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Improv
Whitney

I definitely think to end the program with the Whitney since it's more of a fun sort of piece and it's fairly short. I like ending recitals with a fun mood similar to what the Whitney could leave.
 

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Whitney Rumba - the only recording I have that is still available is Clifford Leaman on his CD "Excursions" on the Equilibrium label.

Bozza Improvisation and Caprice -- Jamal Rossi on CD "Caprice" (Open Loop label - dornpub.com) and Marcel Mule on CD "Complimentary" (Green Door label, available only in Japan).

Bozza Aria - recordings abound -- I'm actually surprised that you haven't found any.

My favorite Bozza Aria recordings are:

Arno Bornkamp (2CD set "The Classical Saxophone" available very cheaply at Amazon.com and eBay).

Stephen Pollock on CD "So Near, So Far" available at http://www.stephen-pollock.com. He does this on tenor saxophone, but his attention to shape of line and overall sensitivity in the Bozza is rarely matched.

Angel
 

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Bozza, Improv et Caprice was recored by Bill Perconti, on the CD, Duo One Point Five.
 
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