Strange humors saxophone quartet pdf

A digital pdf of the teacher resource guide from the teaching music textbook2. John mackey, born october 1, 1973, in new philadelphia, ohio, holds a master of music degree from the juilliard school and a bachelor of fine arts degree from the cleveland institute of music, where he studied with john corigliano and donald erb, respectively. This jazzy piece is a transcription of its chamber version, also by john mackey. Get amazed by these special arrangements of the popular christmas carols for saxophone quartet. Andante et scherzo for saxophone quartet 1939 eugene bozza strange humors 2006 john mackey rocky point holiday 1969 ron nelson allbands concert, stephen p. One of the most important ressource for all musicians. Strange humors by john mackey by arppegio in strange humors for clarinet quartet. The piece has also been arranged, as of 2008, for saxophone quartet and djembe. Clarinets university of miami my music songs humor humour song books lifting humor jokes. Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces youve mastered. Strange humors band version by john mackey youtube. A saxophone quartet is a musical ensemble composed of four saxophones, typically soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. For several years, he focused on music for modern dance and ballet.

A digital pdf of the teacher resource guide from the teaching music. An evening of woodwind chamber music may 10, 2012 thursday at 7. A couple friends and i perform a sax quartet with djembe for the upper merion middle school 7th and 8th grade band earlier today. Strange humors was a student piece for string quartet and djembe that mackey wrote while pursuing his graduate degree at the juilliard school. Strange humors john mackey catalina saxophone quartet robby avila, soprano george rosas, alto. Strange humors by john mackey performed by the jenks saxophone quartet micah cheng soprano saxophone darcy knorr alto.

Berz and musicians are more successful in the other two, less familiar, works on the disc. Yakety sax saxophone quartet by boots randolph digital. Our goal is to demonstrate the beauty of the saxophone by focusing on a largely unknown, yet rich and colorful repertoire of cuban and latin american composers. Strange humors 2006 john mackey from my friend ben tates saxophone recital ben tate soprano saxophone michael kosiek alto. The piece itself is a swirl of cultural influence, as the thoroughly western ensemble performs music based simultaneously on elements of african handdrumming and middleeastern melody. San luis obispo united methodist church sponsored by cal polys music department and. Premiered april 2008 by the h2 quartet, with jon weber, djembe. The parts are each about 40k for each movement and the score files about 6080k each. The first version of strange humors was a student piece for string quartet and djembe that mackey wrote while pursuing his graduate degree at the juilliard school. Strange humorsjohn mackey, for solo sax wip sheet music for. Starnge humors for sax quartet, arranged for solo soprano saxophone. Jun 26, 2012 originally composed for string quartet, strange humors is one of mackeys more popular works, if not his most popular, and i will argue that the sax quartet arrangement is the best instrumentation he transcribed for clarinet quartet as well, but the growl in the tenor sax solo sounds so cool. If you dont have a suitable reader for pdf files, download acrobat reader. John mackey was born in new philadelphia, ohio and grew up in westerville.

Strange humorsjohn mackey, for solo sax wip sheet music. Strange humors for clarinet quartet and djembe clarinet. John mackey, in strange humors, cleverly combines western concert band instrumentation with west african drumming and northeastern african music. Below find many arrangements for saxophone ensembles of various sizes.

James madison university band program repertoire 2007 present. May 08, 2011 strange humors 2006 john mackey from my friend ben tates saxophone recital ben tate soprano saxophone michael kosiek alto saxophone courtney dinwiddie tenor saxophone brendan mcgregor. Msu graduate saxophone quartet jeff kinsey, soprano madeline. The opening piece, strange humors by mackey from 2003 is a short and exotic little romp through some decidedly exotic sounds. Pedro iturralde suite helenica saxophone quartet correct. Other arrangements of instruments also exist, but are rarer. All sheet music is available for download on pdf and mp3 format. We use all three of these books, and her arrangements are always liked by the audience.

Saxophone quartet sheet music to download top quality pdfs. After graduation, joseph will complete his student teaching in the. Also, recorded in a 100 year old building inside a 1 bedroom apartment attempting to not upset the neighbors too much. Halloween sheet music for saxophone quartet pdfinteractive. Flock is a full evening performance work for saxophone quartet, conceived to directly engage audiences in the composition of music by physically bringing them out of their seats and enfolding them into the creative process. Choreographer robert battle soon got hold of it and gave it a whole new spin. This is an arrangment of john mackeys starnge humors for sax quartet, arranged for solo soprano. Throughout the piece, various special effects are used to make the piece strange and eerie. Satb, im not sure why saxophone is spelled saxaphone, but thats the way it is on each title page. This new version, which some of you may have heard at nasa, is posted here, with both a viewable score and streaming mp3. I originally wrote this piece for a juilliard dance student as part of a workshop class. It offers high quality pdf sheet music files with audio mp3 and mp3 accompaniment files plus interactive sheet music for realtime transposition. Composed around 19989 while he was an undergrad at.

Different saxophone family members are employed to provide a larger range and a variety of tone colours. John mackey the classical composers database musicalics. Originally written in 1998 for string quartet and djembethat. During the performance, the four musicians and up to one hundred audience members move freely around the performance space. An mp3 recording of the workthe piece was originally written for string quartet and djembe in. Originally composed for string quartet, strange humors is one of mackeys more popular works, if not his most popular, and i will argue that the sax quartet arrangement is the best instrumentation he transcribed for clarinet quartet as well, but the growl in the tenor sax solo sounds so cool. I have received many requests for scores, so i have included them on this page.

The pulse and feel of this piece is carried by drumming, however. It was later adapted for use by the parsons dance company, with choreography by robert battle. The symbol will remain in place for 36 months, or longer if i forget to remove it. Msu graduate saxophone quartet jeff kinsey, soprano. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. What are some of the best pieces for saxophone quartet.

Print and download yakety sax saxophone quartet sheet music. Download and print top quality halloween collection complete sheet music for saxophone quartet with mp3 music accompaniment tracks. If you can find matthew waltons saxophone quartet no. Joseph travelled to strasbourg, france, to perform silent sounds. Strange humors represents another of mackeys works that has been transcribed for wind ensemble. John mackey born october 1, 1973 is an american composer of contemporary classical music, with an emphasis on music for wind band, as well as orchestra. Bolstad, scott rikkers, conductors jr snow, guest conductor december 4, 2008 concert band spoon river. Catalina saxophone quartet robby avila, soprano george rosas. Saxophone sax quartets christmas tunes transcriptions big band flute piano wind band male voice choir contemporary buen camino piano recording slsbb at the bbc mbbb at the bbc mbbb at the ncbf contact blog well said. If you perform any of these pieces, id appreciate hearing about it and if possible, id like to receive a copy of the program and a recording.

The theme of the piece is presented with a long english horn solo at the beginning, and is then added on to. New john mackey sax quartet work sax on the web forum. James madison university band program repertoire 2007. For the moment, the sound files are recordings of the original quartet, not the saxophone arrangement. Strange humors john mackey saxophone quartet youtube. Strange humors 2012 for clarinet quartet and djembe duration. I recently completed an arrangement of one of my own works, strange humors, for sax quartet and djembe. Strange humors 1998, for string quartet and djembe. Note russ garcia initialed and dated the last page of each part. Another excellent source of saxophone quartet music is the set of three fairer sax ensemble books by karen street. This is an arrangment of john mackeys starnge humors for sax quartet, arranged for solo soprano saxophone. The members of the h2 quartet are technically gifted players, with a golden sound, excellent intonation, and superb breath control. The solo line xerxes is given to instrument 1, while the upper line from the short orchestral sections is given to instrument 2, as indicated in the parts. Strange humors 2006 john mackey from my friend ben tates saxophone recital ben tate soprano saxophone michael kosiek alto saxophone courtney dinwiddie tenor saxophone brendan mcgregor.

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