Four mixed quartets

with each title:

• Woodwind

• Brass

• Clarinet

• Saxophone

The parts:

 • interchangeable between quartets

• substitute transpositions provided

• optional percussion included

 

As long as the four parts are

covered, any combination of instruments will work!

mixed quartets with interchangeable parts
grade 3-4

Each title comes with the instrumentation below – four standard mixed quartets with substitute parts. Each arrangement also includes two percussion parts (optional) and a full score for each quartet.

Woodwind Quartet

 

(1) Flute

(2) Oboe

(2) Clarinet

(3) Clarinet

(3) Alto Saxophone

(4) Bassoon

(4) Bass Clarinet

(4) Baritone Saxophone

Brass Quartet

 

(1) Trumpet

(2) Trumpet

(3) Horn

(3) Trombone/Baritone

(3) Baritone TC

(4) Trombone/Baritone

(4) Baritone TC

(4) Tuba

Clarinet Quartet

 

(1) Bb Clarinet

(2) Bb Clarinet

(3) Alto Clarinet

(3) Bb Clarinet

(4) Bass Clarinet

 

Saxophone Quartet

 

(1) Alto Saxophone

(2) Alto Saxophone

(3) Tenor Saxophone

(4) Baritone Saxophone

This is great concert literature for small bands!
only $39 per set

That's the full set of 4 quartets shown above for just $39!

Expansion Ensembles

Earl of Oxford's March
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3.5

Genre: Renaissance, William Byrd

 

William Byrd’s famous march serves perfectly as an accessible introduction to the Renaissance style.  This is a fine tool for teaching ensemble listening skills.
 

Les Niais de Sologne
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3

Genre: Baroque, Rameau, lyrical

 

Rameau’s charming work for harpsichord was originally a 2-part invention. This fully realized setting provides the opportunity to show off mature ensemble phrasing without technical stress.

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525 - Rondo
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 4

Genre: Classical, Mozart

 

Here's a movement from one of Mozart’s best-known works with challenges in every part. This is a great opportunity for better ensembles to show what they can do. It is an ideal contest choice and a perfect fit for chamber music concerts.
 

Orgelkonzert Nr. 6
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3.5

Genre: Handel, concerto, Baroque

 

This delightful movement from a popular organ concerto displays the motoristic rhythms intelligent counterpoint that make Baroque music so appealing. Handel’s melodic part writing makes this especially fun to rehearse.

The Carman's Whistle
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3

Genre: Byrd, Renaissance

 

William Byrd wrote this brilliant theme and variations for keyboard in the late 1500s. While retaining much of the original material, this free adaptation includes reharmonization and transitions in a contemporary style. Carmen? They were horse cart drivers from the period known for their whistling ability.

One Time or Another
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3

Genre: Mixed meter, 4/4-7/8

 

This rhythmic work is a great way to introduce asymmetrical meters. The 7/8 bars always subdivide the same way, making it easy to teach. Students will love the Latin percussion and modal lines.

Botany Bay Inventions
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 2.5

Genre: Theme and variations, folksong

 

This very playable setting of a familiar Australian folk tune has a variety of textures and subtle twists with modest technical demands. The linear writing creates a mature, complex sound.
 

Christmas Trilogy
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3

Genre: Christmas, carols, jazz

 

Three carols in accessible, light jazz styles. Teach these to your full band and then break out into small ensembles for performances around the community.
I. Joy to the World (0:00)
II. The First Noel (1:33)
III. Angels We Have Heard On High (3:58)

Music for the Royal Fireworks
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3

Genre: Baroque, Handel

 

These two movements in contrasting style from Handel’s renowned orchestral suite are at home in any setting. It's great music, familiar to most listeners, and enjoyable to play -- a must-have for every ensemble library.
 

March to the Revolution
Saxophone Quartet -
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: 3

Genre: March, patriotic, Chester

 

This stirring march is built on Chester, the patriotic anthem from the American Revolution by William Billings. The contemporary treatment of this familiar melody fits well in both contest and concert settings.

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