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The Piece – For Alto Saxophone and Piano

The Piece for Alto Saxophone and PianoThe Piece, composition for alto saxophone and piano is finished. I drafted this one a long time ago, and it was sitting unfinished until recently. This is a short compositionlasting only about two minutes, and is quite simple formally. Partly it is influenced by John Coltrane harmony, but it is intended to be approached in a classical style by legit players. This piece would be a nice addition to any classical saxophone player’s repertoire.

I would like to thank Tomislav Žužak, saxophone professor at Zagreb Music Academy, for useful suggestions on dynamics and articulations, and also distinguished Croatian pianist Mia Elezović, for checking out the piano part. Continue reading