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Scott McAllister

Scott McAllister

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Subtitle: Concerto for Saxophone Quartet

General Info

Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Lydmusic
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Wind Ensemble

(instrumentation detail desired)

Saxophone Quartet, including:

  • B-flat Soprano Saxophone
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

American composer Scott McAllister wrote X2, Concerto for saxophone quartet, dedicating it to the Raschèr Quartet. The work can be seen as having five sections, each separated by a saxophone cadenza. Throughout the piece, McAllister creatively displays the full range and various playing techniques of all four saxophones (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone). McAllister describes the work to include explosive driving sections and contrasting psychedelic passages, representing the energy and emotions of the “X” generation.

- Program Note by Sydney Chiu for the University of Toronto Wind Symphony concert program, 7 February 2020


None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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