Title: Last Call
Year Completed: 2000
Duration: 11 mins
Instrumentation: Saxophone Quartet
Credits: Written for Saxophilia
Premiere: 22/11/2000, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Saxophilia Saxophone Quartet

Purchase/Rent: Canadian Music Centre

Written for the Saxophilia Saxophone quartet in the summer of 2000. The name comes from 'last call' at a pub. But not just related to a pub, the idea of 'last call' can be extended to any place you have to leave but don't want to - the lag time between being told to go and actually departing.

derek charke last call

Vancouver based saxophone quartet Saxophilia performs Canadian works by Colin MacDonald, Peter Hannan, John Burke, Dorothy Chang, and Derek Charke.

Julia Nolan, soprano saxophone
Kris Covlin, alto saxophone
David Branter, tenor saxophone
Colin MacDonald, baritone saxophone