Sonata for Saxophone Quartet composed by Lennie Niehaus. For saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones). Grade 5. Score and set of parts. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.16296).
This contemporary original for experienced players consists of four movements in contrasting styles. The first is a spirited theme with multiple meter shifts (4/4, 3/4, 9/8), the second is an expressive ballad, the third is a cheery tune in 6/8, and the fourth combines energetic and lyrical themes in ABA form. All of them can be played as single selections if program time is limited. Duration 8:50.