Walter Hartley, Suite for Saxophone Quartet (1972)

Suite for Saxophone Quartet (1972), Walter Hartley

"The Suite, my first work for saxophone quartet, was completed June 12, 1972, for the Rascher Quartet, who first performed it that July at its dedicatee Sigurd Rascher's workshop at Union College, Schenectady, and recorded it soon after; it has also been recorded by the Aeolian Quartet. The Amherst Quartet also played it in Buffalo some years ago. Of its five movements: Prelude, Scherzo, Nocturne, Intermezzo and Finale, the Intermezzo was written first and the others followed shortly after. Read more »

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