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Fantasia for Alto Saxophone

From Wind Repertory Project
Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith


General Info

Year: 1983
Duration: c. 9:15
Difficulty: VI (solo) / IV (ensemble) (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - £€$70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Written for Dale Underwood and dedicated to the United States Navy Band, Commander Joseph Phillips, conductor.

- Program Note from score


Composed in 1983 for saxophone virtuoso Dale Underwood, this magnificent work has become one of the premier solo compositions of the 20th century. Its reputation has been proven by its appearance in conservatory curricula and by its popularity among young saxophonists for concerto competitions.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Columbia (Mo.) Community Band (Paul Copenhaver, conductor) - 21 April 2018
  • Rhode Island (Providence) Wind Ensemble (Robert Franzblau, conductor; Greg Abate, saxophone) – 10 June 2017
  • Bemidji (Minn.) State University Wind Ensemble (Scott Guidry, conductor; Benjamin Col, saxophone) – 23 April 2017
  • University of Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown, PEI) Wind Symphony (Karem J. Simon, Conductor; Emily Proude, saxophone) - 25 November 2016
  • University of Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown, PEI) Wind Symphony (Karem J. Simon, Conductor; Kevin Maclean, saxophone) - ??? 2013
  • West Texas A&M University Symphonic Band (Don Lefevre, conductor; James Barger, saxophone) – 9 February 2012
  • Cobb Wind Symphony (Marietta, Ga.) (Alfred L. Watkins, conductor; Otis, Murphy, saxophone) – 15 December 2011 (2011 Midwest Clinic)

Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Smith, C. (1983). Fantasia for Alto Saxophone: For Band [score]. Wingert-Jones: Kansas City, Mo.