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Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band

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William Bolcom

William Bolcom


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General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 15:45
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: E.B. Marks
Cost: Score and Parts - Rental


Movements

1. Lively with humor - 6:05
2. Serenade - 3:40
3. Caprice - 7:50


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

The Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band was written in 2015 and funded by a consortium of ten university saxophone instructors; Idit Shner is one of the commissioning saxophonists. Bolcom’s strong ties to contemporary and popular styles are evident in this three-movement work.

- Program Note from University of Oregon Wind Ensemble concert program, 9 March 2016


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Illinois State University (Normal) Wind Symphony (Anthony C. Marinello, conductor; Paul Nolen, soprano saxophone) – 26 March 2018
  • Penn State University (University Park) Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Dennis Glocke, conductor; David B. Stambler, soprano saxophone) – 27 April 2017
  • West Virginia University (Morgantown) Wind Symphony (Scott C. Tobias, conductor; Michael Ibrahim, saxophone) – 18 April 2017
  • University of Oregon (Eugene) Wind Ensemble (Rodney Dorsey, conductor; Idit Shner, soprano saxophone) – 9 March 2016
  • Arizona State University Wind Ensemble (Gary Hill, conductor; Christopher Creviston, soprano saxophone) – 2 February 2016 – *Premiere Performance*


Works for Winds by this Composer


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