Patapan composed by Traditional. Arranged by Bill Perconti. Saxophone Quartet. For Bb Soprano Sax, Eb Alto Sax, Bb Tenor Sax, Eb Baritone Sax. Score and parts. Published by Advance Music (AV.7425).
Dating back to ca. 1770, Harmoniemusik (music for wind instruments) was originally conceived for wind orchestras and was mainly played at open-air concerts as Tafelmusik (table music). Though the composers themselves typically adapted their own music for such purposes, this Rossini masterpiece was not and is beautifully arranged here for SATB saxophones.