Concerto for Saxophone & Wind Symphony


Concerto for Saxophone & Wind Symphony


Hutcheson, Jere

Item Code:
C. Alan Publications

Saxophone Feature

Heroic, plaintive, and energetic describe the three movements of this modern Concerto for Saxophone & Wind Symphony. Written for the modern-day soloist and a band looking for a challenge in contemporary harmonies.

Program Notes

Concerto for Saxophone & Wind Symphony is dedicated to Joseph Lulloff, saxophonnist, and The Michigan State University Wind Symphony, John Whitwell, conductor.

Grade Level: 5
Copyright: 2007
Number of Players: Standard + 1
Duration: 18:00

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Sample PDF

  • concertoforsax.pdf
  • Instrumentation

    Flute 1/2/3
    Oboe 1/2
    English Horn
    Soprano Clarinet in Eb
    Clarinet in Bb 1/2/3
    Bass Clarinet in Bb
    Bassoon 1/2

    SOLO ALTO SAXOPHONE (doubling Soprano Saxophone in 2nd mvt)

    Trumpet in Bb
    Horn in F 1/2
    Trombone 1
    Bass Trombone

    String Bass

    Percussion 1
    (Temple Blocks/Woodblocks, Xylophone, Hi-Hat, Congas, Marimba, Suspended Cymbal, String Drum)

    Percussion 2
    (Marimba, String Drum, Chimes, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Tam-Tam, 3 Suspended Cymbals, Congas, Bongos, High Triangle)

    Percussion 3
    (Vibraphone, Claves, Log Drum, Ride Cymbal, Congas, 3 Suspended Cymbals)

    The percussionists share instruments. For instance, one marimba and one pair of congas (with bongos) is sufficient.