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"[Canfield’s music] provides an ear-caressing string of delights."

Peter J. Rabinowitz
Fanfare Magazine
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"The saxophone music of David DeBoor Canfield demonstrates the composer’s immense talent while exploring the many facets of the instrument’s enormous capabilities as a means of musical expression."

Eugene Rousseau
Professor of Saxophone (retired)
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"David is the perfect example of a contemporary composer…whose works deserve recordings."

Martin Anderson
Fanfare Magazine

"…an impressive body of work in his own persuasive and pleasing individual voice."

Mark Louis Lehman
American Record Guide

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Buies Creek
NC
March 19, 2020

Sonata after Poulenc

for Clarinet and Piano

  • Performed by
    Michael Cyzewski
  • with
    Alexander Bernstein
  • Conducted by

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As a composer who has written works in various styles of older masters to the most avant-garde idiom, David DeBoor Canfield fulfills commissions in nearly every style.

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