Deborah Saidel
Babel Fish Translation

Performance Portfolio

These samples illustrate some frequently used textures. They will give you a sense of the level of musicianship and overall "sound". Although not presented here, I certainly handle traditional wedding ceremony music as well as jazz standards and some popular tunes.

Click a title at the left to play it. Click the picture to pause.
Click the numbers above to see notes or comments on each piece.


#1   

Composer:    Astor Piazzolla

Title:    Mi Louga in re

Performance Date:    April 22, 2008

Venue:    Chamber Music Studio Class, Georgia State University
                   Mariona Zaliazzkova, piano

Duration:    4:27


#2   

Composer:    Albert Franz Doppler

Title:    Fantaisie pastorale hongroise, Op. 26

Performance Date:    April 12, 2008

Venue:    Graduate Recital, Georgia State University
                   Daniel Solberg, piano

Duration:    4:53


#3   

Composer:    Albert Franz Doppler

Title:    Fantaisie pastorale hongroise, Op. 26 (continued)

Performance Date:    April 12, 2008

Venue:    Graduate Recital, Georgia State University
                   Daniel Solberg, piano

Duration:    7:50


#4   

Composer:    Olivier Messiaen

Title:    Le Merle Noir (The Black Bird)

Performance Date:    April 12, 2008

Venue:    Graduate Recital, Georgia State University
                   Daniel Solberg, piano

Duration:    7:26


#5   

Composer:    Georg Frideric Handel

Title:    Nell dolce dell' oblio

Performance Date:    March 13, 2008

Venue:    Vocal Recital, Georgia State University
                   Zorica Povlovoc, vocalist
                   Dr. Peter Marshall, harpsichord
                   Jean Gay, cello

Duration:    7:31


#6   

Composer:    Francois Devienne

Title:    Trio No. 2 in G minor pour flute, violin et violoncelle,
            Op. 66
            Allegro poco agitato

Performance Date:    April 15, 2007

Venue:    Graduate Chamber Recital, Georgia State University
                   Benedikt Loesch, violin
                   Jean Gay, cello

Duration:    7:36


#7   

Composer:    Louise Farrenc

Title:    Trio in E Minor for flute, cello and piano, Op. 45
            Allegro deciso

Performance Date:    April 15, 2007

Venue:    Graduate Chamber Recital, Georgia State University
                   Kristi Helfen, piano
                   Jessica Kornhoff, cello

Duration:    11:27


#8   

Composer:    Georg Philipp Telemann

Title:    Sonata in B minor, Allegro

Performance Date:    October 2, 2004

Venue:    Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library Recital Series
                   Jacquelin Spears, cello

Duration:    2:26


#9   

Composer:    Philippe Gaubert

Title:    Madrigal

Performance Date:    April 29, 2000

Venue:    Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library Recital Series
                   Laura Candler-White, piano

Duration:    4:15


#10    Jazz Trio

Composer:    Sergio Mihanovich

Title:    Sometime Ago

Performance Date:    Spring, 2001

Venue:    Recording session
                   Lee Covington, piano
                   Rusty Farmer, double bass

Duration:    2:32


"Deb Saidel makes you question why flutists are still on the fringes of jazz. This straight-ahead acoustic trio sets a perfect spare setting for the flute, allowing an open sound so the audience can appreciate each lushly whispered note"
        – Richmond Music Journal by Walter Boelt


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