Concerto Maxo Mosso

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Michael Mower

Michael Mower

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General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 12:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Itchy Fingers Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - £99.00


1. Oslosis – 5:40
2. Kentuckitis – 6:45


Wind Ensemble
Saxophone Quartet

Instrumentation detail desired


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Concerto Maxo Mosso by Mike Mower (b. 1958) is a virtuoso two-movement work for saxophone quartet and wind orchestra. It was commissioned by the Osland Saxophone Quartet and the University of Kentucky Wind Symphony.

The composer stated that since the Osland Quartet "sits comfortably between jazz and classical music, [I decided] to give the piece a jazz tinge with some Samba and Partido Alto rhythms interjecting here and there. The first movement is in the shape of an arch which creeps in and faces away. Odd time signatures creep into the second movement, jostling for importance against the Latin groove."

- Program Note from The New Winds of Change


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Battisti, Frank L. The New Winds of Change. Delray Beach, Fla., Meredith Music Publications, 2018, p. 343-344.