Saxophone Quartet (Kreutzer, Léon)

Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Adolphe Sax, n.d.[1863]. Plate A.S. 82.
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Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, color jpg files approx. 2300 by 3040 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page. Publication date estimated by BNF; also: Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 52e année, Nº 39, 26 Septembre 1863, p.462, r.2382.
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4 more: Soprano Saxophone • Alto Saxophone • Tenor Saxophone • Baritone Saxophone

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General Information

Work Title Saxophone Quartet
Alternative. Title Quatuor pour saxophones
Composer Kreutzer, Léon
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILK 11
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Andante — Allegro)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1857?
First Publication. 1863 or earlier – Paris: Adolphe Sax
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 4 saxophones (SATB)
External Links 1861 Letter from Sax to Kreutzer concerning news of any other quartets he might expect (from Kreutzer) (which did not materialize.) (Page says that this quartet was published around 1860.)

Misc. Comments

Though the score says "saxophone basse", it is in E, which in modern terminology makes it a baritone sax. The bass saxophone is in B.