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New and Lesser Known Works for Saxophone Quartet: A Recording, Performance Guide, and Composer Interviews


Abstract This project includes composer biographies, program notes, performance guides, composer questionnaires, and recordings of five new and lesser known works for saxophone quartet. Three of the compositions are new pieces commissioned by Woody Chenoweth for the Midwest-based saxophone quartet, The Shredtet. The other two pieces include a newer work for saxophone quartet never recorded in its final version, as well as an unpublished arrangement of a progressive rock masterpiece. The members of The Shredtet include saxophonists Woody Chenoweth, Jonathan Brink, Samuel Lana, and Austin Atkinson. The principal component of this project is a recording of each work, featuring the author and The Shredtet.

The first piece, Sax Quartet No. 2 (2018), wa... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Chenoweth, Woodrow (Author) / Creviston, Christopher (Advisor) / Kocour, Michael (Committee member) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee member) / Solis, Ted (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Music education / Performing arts / saxophone / saxophone quartet
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 97 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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Description Dissertation/Thesis
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Description Saxophone Quartet No. 2 by Frank Nawrot
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Description Scherzos for Saxophone Quartet by Dan Puccio - Mvt 3. A Minute Past Crazy
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Description Rhythm and Tone Study #3 by Josh Bennett
  Stevenson - Fragments of A Narrative Mvt 1 - Skittish.wav
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Description Fragments of A Narrative by Ben Stevenson - Mvt 3. Rock Forever
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Description Tarkus by Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Arranged by Pete Ford