Saxophone Sonnet

DESCRIPTION

for Saxophone Quartet

All voices must double on Alto Sax in a plaintive middle section. Dance-like motives are highlighted in the entire work, which closes with a frenzied tutti passage. The work has a duration of about 7 minutes.

PERFORMANCES

October 18, 2006 (Premiere), Contreras Saxophone Quartet of the University of Missouri in Columbia (Neil Ostercamp, Eric Jankowski, Adam Camey, Matt Kendrick) – Prof. Leo Saguiguit, Quartet Coach

February 25, 2008 and April 5, 2008, The 3 1/2 Saxophone Quartet of Western Michigan University (Brent Decker, Bryan VanToll, Katy LaFleur, Matt Jensen) – Prof. Trent Kynaston, Quartet Coach

April 3, 2009, The Four Saxmen of the Apocalypse (Samuel Roble – Soprano, Nick Conte – Alto, Shane Traughber – Tenor, Robert Eaton – Baritone) – Texas State University – Dr. Todd Oxford, Quartet Coach

RECORDINGS & SCORE

The 3 1/2 Saxophone Quartet

Four Saxmen of the Apocalypse

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