SAXOPHONE REPERTOIRE

by

Sally Beamish

 

 

WORKS WITH ORCHESTRA

 

Knotgrass Elegy

Solo saxophone (tenor and soprano) plus solo voices: Soprano, Baritone, Counter tenor; chorus, children’s chorus, symphony orchestra

(piano reduction available)

A requiem for the destruction of wildlife by chemical farming

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Concerto no. 1: The Imagined Sound of Sun on Stone

Soprano saxophone and chamber orchestra

(piano reduction available)

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Concerto no. 2 : Under the Wing of the Rock

(Originally for viola): alto saxophone and strings

(piano reduction available)

Based on a story from the Glencoe Massacre (1692)

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Slow Movement

Saxophone quartet and string orchestra

Written to be performed as the central movement of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no.3

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SAXOPHONE AND PIANO

 

Albatross

(soprano saxophone) Written for Branford Marsalis: related to golf, birds and legends

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Caliban

(soprano saxophone) One of several shorter works related to the ballet ‘The Tempest’. Commissioned by Richard Ingham.

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Jonny's Burlesque

(soprano saxophone) Written for John Harle’s 60th birthday

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CHAMBER MUSIC FOR SAXOPHONES

 

Saxophone Quartet: Opus California

(originally for string quartet: arr Kenneth Coon)

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Saxophone Quintet: Reckless in Amsterdam

An extension of the orchestral work ‘Reckless’. 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, baritone

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SAXOPHONE PLUS

 

Thorns

Tenor saxophone, string bass and piano

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April

Alto Saxophone, vibraphone and piano

A tribute to Ellis Marsalis Jr.

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RELATED ARTICLES

Sally Beamish and Branford Marsalis: a blast of saxophone in the glens - The Telegraph

Interview with Sally Beamish - Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain

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