Piano (Saxophone Quartet) part from Amazing Grace Goes Latin! (Saxophone Quartet / Quintet)

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2 minutes
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Classical music

Having now made arrangements of Amazing Grace Goes Latin! for wind quintet and brass quintet, it seemed logical to provide one for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone), as this is an equally popular ensemble.

Following a suggestion from Debby Hutt, an ex-member of the National Saxophone Ensemble, UK, I have now included an optional part for a second Alto Sax. This converts the existing quartet into a quintet, if required.

Most of my music / arrangements for saxophone(s) are published by Saxtet Publications, but this present arrangement is solely published here online, until further notice.

I have dedicated it to the Paragon Saxophone Quartet as one of their members, Naomi Sullivan, gave the premiere performance of my Matilda Goes Walkabout! at a recital here in Plymouth - and she’s an outstanding saxophonist!

I have now included an optional Piano part. Normally this kind of instrumental ensemble is self-sufficient, but the piano part may be of use, either when one or more instruments are unavailable, or perhaps in performance, should a more ’concertante’ effect be desired, and an instrument is readily available.

Please note that each Piano part is suitable ONLY for the particular instrumental version it is included with. Each arrangement varies subtly, in key, modulation, and occasional harmony or figuration and, as such, is neither interchangeable, nor self-sufficient on its own.

It is assumed that, whichever instrument(s) might be missing, the lead is always present.

N.B. In the present economic climate, a good number of smaller ensembles understandably buy just the set of parts as, in reality, these alone are all that is needed in performance. Equally, a similar number buy both the parts and the full score. To compensate for this, I intend to reduce the cost of the full score by $4, and increase the price of the lead part by $3, a differential that wasn’t available to sellers at the former SibeliusMusic.com.

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