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Arnold Franchetti

Arnold Franchetti


Subtitle: For Saxophone & Wind Ensemble. "Per non dormire."


General Info

Year: 1969 / 1974
Duration:
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Seesaw Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo E-flat Alto Saxophone
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
C Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drums (2)
  • Bongos
  • Chimes
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong, large
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbals (3)
  • Tambourine
  • Tenor Drum
  • Triangles (3)
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A concerto in four movements for the virtuosic saxophonist. Rhythms can be quite difficult, uses quarter-tone vibrato, metric modulation, and the winds play airy sounds without tone. At times the soloist is in a chamber music setting, such as most of the entire last movement (with percussion, flute, saxes, trumpet). The composer was very interested in exploring the use of quintuplets in the solo line. He allowed for some indeterminacy, by asking for fluttering keys of indefinite pitch, and by composing phrase endings that repeat musical figures ad lib. as they fade away to nothing.

- Program Note by Hartt School


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • The Hartt Wind Ensemble (West Hartford, Conn.) (James Jackson, conductor) – 25 April 2020 (Performance scheduled, but concert canceled)


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