Recitation Book [Sax Qt]
David Maslanka

Recitation Book

for Saxophone Quartet
20 min.   •   
   •   Grade 6

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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