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Concerto for Saxophone and Band

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Walter Hartley

Walter Hartley


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General Info

Year: 1967
Duration: c. 11:35
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - Rental


Movements

1. Adagio - 4:20
2. Andante – 4:50
3. Allegro Scherzando – 3:35


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

Walter S. Hartley’s Concerto for Saxophone and Band was commissioned by the Ithaca College band for soloist Donald Sinta, who presented the premiere performance in February of 1967, under the direction of Walter Beeler. Of the Concerto, Hartley has written: “The work is in three movements: the first and third in highly modified and condensed classical form, the second a da capo aria. The soloist is almost everywhere predominant and is accompanied by a variety of chamber music textures in different sections of the band.”

- Program Note by Ithaca College YouTube performance


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • University of Illinois (Champaign) Wind Symphony (Stephen G. Peterson, conductor) – 1 April 2017
  • Penn State University (University Park) Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Dennis Glocke, conductor; Patrick Feher, alto saxophone) – 10 October 2016


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