Recitation Book [Sax Qt]
David Maslanka

Recitation Book

for Saxophone Quartet
20 min.   •   
2006
Concert Full Score v2 + Set of Parts (from Score v2), Concert Full Score v2, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
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A “recitation book” is a collection of writings, often of a sacred nature, used for readings by a community. The music of this piece draws on old sources for each movement – Bach Chorales, a Gesualdo madrigal, Gregorian Chant. A number of old variation techniques are employed throughout the piece.


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Recitation Book [Sax Qt]