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  • Mix and Match Love Songs

    Holiday Music
  • Easy Alto Sax Solos for Fall Holidays
  • Saxophone Music for Winter Holidays
  • Advanced Christmas Saxophone Quartets

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  • Saxophone Selections


    Intermediate Saxophone Solos


    Serenade (for soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones)
    $8.99 each order now

    A truly beautiful and captivating tune, Serenade made its debut as a wedding processional, as the bride and groom walked down the aisle. Perfect for festivals and other special occasions. Chords marked for study or for improvisation. Comes with piano accompaniment.


    Good Morning, Rachel (alto saxophone)
    $3.99 order now

    Good Morning, Rachel is a simple and light-hearted solo, designed for the listener to drift into pleasant and happy thoughts. This piece evokes carefree memories of early years.


    Für Alise (alto saxophone) ♣
    $3.99 order now

    Für Alise is lyrical and melodic. I wrote this solo for a student who was always delightful and full of energy and enthusiasm. Each section has its own drama, allowing the player to convey a variety of emotions and feelings. Take it to the extremes, dynamically and expressively!


    Easy Saxophone Duets


    What a Day!
    $12.50 each order now

    A collection of 19 duets for first to second year players. The music can be played by 2 or more of the same instrument or by any combination of instruments. Books are available for alto saxophone and tenor saxophone.

    The 15 books in the series include books for flutes, oboes, Bb clarinets, bassoons, French horns, Bb trumpets, trombones, mallet percussion, percussion, violins, violas, and cellos. A Conductor's Score/Piano Book is also available.

    Each tune is named for a different hour of the day and at the start of each tune is a word describing the mood for that time of day. This helps motivate students and makes it fun as they try to express these moods when playing the music.

    What a Day! is specially designed for school music teachers and private music teachers. Read Reviews. Great for small or large ensembles. What a Day! features:

  • Measure numbers on every measure for efficient rehearsals.
  • Fingerings or slide positions for most instruments.
  • Reminders about flats and sharps.
  • Page of instrument ranges/symbols in Conductor's Score/Piano book.
  • Fun rhythms like bossa nova, cha-cha, bomba, rock, Afro-Cuban.
  • Warm-ups by key to get ready to play the tunes.
  • Workbook page for students to create their own warm-ups.
  • Tunes go from whole notes to 8th notes; 16th notes for percussionists.


    What a Year!
    $12.50 each order now

    A collection of 12 duets which can be played by 2 or more of the same instrument or by any combination of instruments. Books are available for Bb saxophone and Eb saxophone.

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    Books are also available for flutes, oboes, Bb clarinets, bassoons, horns in F, Bb trumpets, trombones, accordions, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and percussion. Each tune inspired by and composed during the month of its title. Young students like to play their birthday months!

    This series offers wide versatility in teaching and playing situations. Teachers can play duets with their students and students can play together in small or large ensembles.

    The duets in What a Year! introduce students to a variety of rhythms, repeats, endings, phrasings, expressions, dynamics, and articulations using standard meters. These duets, for beginners approaching the intermediate level, prepare students for the more advanced collection of duets in What a Week!


    Intermediate Saxophone Duets


    Shenandoah (alto sax and tenor sax)
    $7.99 order now

    Our charming new arrangement of the popular folk tune Shenandoah brings smiles to audiences. A change into the minor key and a 3/4 interlude keep listeners and players on their toes, ready to hear what comes next. About 4.5 minutes.


    What a Week!
    $10.99 each order now

    A collection of 7 duets which can be played by 2 or more of the same instrument or by any combination of instruments. Books are available for Bb saxophone and Eb saxophone.

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    Books are also available for flutes, oboes, Bb clarinets, bassoons, horns in F, Bb trumpets, trombones, accordions, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and percussion. Each tune, named for one day of the week, was written on the day of its title.

    Teachers can play duets with their students and students can play together in small or large ensembles. The duets cover the basics of musicianship. The many types of rhythms, meters, dynamics, phrasings, articulations, embellishments, expressions, repeats, and endings in the tunes give students a wide range of experience.

    Students can also learn more about major scales as the tunes are written in 8 of the major scales with a key change in one of the 7 tunes. One tune is a 12-bar blues with chords marked to help students learn the progression.


    Animal Anthology: Land Lovers
    $13.50 order now

    This book of duets offers an enchanting collection of 18 tunes, one for each of 18 animals that spend most or all their time on water or land. Facts about the animals add to the presentation and motivation to play the music. Great for children and adults alike!

    The tunes help develop saxophone techniques and skills. An excellent source of supplemental music for students and teachers. Also includes information about endangerment and provides resources to learn more about this important topic.


    Overcast (tenor sax and contrabass)
    $9.99 order now

    Composed on a day with little sunshine, Overcast makes its atmospheric statement then opens up for improvisation. Classical contemporary.


    Advanced Saxophone Duet


    Frolic
    $7.99 order now

    Frolic is a high energy tune that's fun to play. It's perfect to show off technical expertise. Instead of key signatures, accidentals are marked in the tune. A good tune for studies in chromaticism. In sections of the tune, one part continues where the other part left off to stimulate the listening and complementing skills of the players. Wide variety of dynamics. Good for festivals, concerts, and competitions. Classical contemporary for two of the same saxophone.


    Intermediate Saxophone Trio


    Between Time (soprano sax, violin, and contrabass)
    $11.99 order now

    Between Time is a quirky tune with sections open for improvisation. Choreographer Kitty Luce created a wonderful dance for this piece using characters from Alice in Wonderland. Classical contemporary.


    Advanced Saxophone Quartets


    Five Movements (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone) play
    $26.50 order now

    Five Movements combines classical and swing styles. The rhythmic variations, harmonic surprises, and meter changes appeal to players and audiences alike. The sequence of the movements is based on a typical short story structure. Classical contemporary with some swing sections.


    Full Moon (4 alto saxes) play
    $21.99 order now

    Full Moon is a bright, up-beat swing composition with room to stretch out in the collective improvisation sections and the solo section. The harmonies are modern and an exciting momentum carries through to the end. The music is based on a poem printed in the liner notes of CircumVention, the album with Anthony Braxton playing lead alto in this tune. Classical contemporary.


    Advanced Saxophone Quintets


    Scrumptious (soprano, alto, 2 tenors, and baritone) ⊚ play
    $24.99 order now

    Scrumptious is a lilting and slightly romantic swing tune. The solo section is backed by a somewhat challenging rhythmic structure.


    Full Moon (2 altos, 2 tenors, and baritone)
    $24.99 order now

    Full Moon is a bright, up-beat swing composition with room to stretch out in the collective improvisation sections and the solo section. The harmonies are modern and an exciting momentum carries through to the end. The music is based on a poem printed in the liner notes of CircumVention, the album with Anthony Braxton playing lead alto in this tune. Classical contemporary.


    Mix and Match Love Songs


    Be Mine: Love Songs
    $14.99 each order now

    Croon a tune from yesteryear with this delightful intermediate collection of popular love songs from the early 1900s plus an original written a century later. Lyrics and chord symbols with two harmony parts and a new melody written for each tune.

    The new melody, an improv idea helpful in learning more about improvisation, can be played as a second chorus or along with the original melody for a contrapuntal sound. Great for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and other saxes! Tunes in the books:

  • Alice Blue Gown
  • Blue Moon
  • Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine
  • For Me and My Gal
  • I Love You Truly
  • I'm Just Wild About Harry
  • If I Had My Way
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart
  • Memories
  • My Gal Sal
  • Till We Meet Again
  • Valentine Waltz
  • Whispering
  • You Made Me Love You

    Any combination of instruments can play together. Seven books available: C treble clef, alto clef, bass clef, Bb book, Eb book, F book, and Choral book.


    Easy Alto Sax Solos for Fall Holidays


    Fall Novelties
    $4.99 order now

    This collection of tunes of the fall season includes Marvelous Harvest, Scarecrow Hop, Jack-O-Lantern, and the ever-popular Gobble Gobble.

    The tunes are fun to play and each one is written in a different style with a variety of rhythms and meters. For the beginner who is approaching an intermediate level. Art by Marion Melin.


    Saxophone Music for Winter Holidays


    Fun and Easy Christmas Favorites (easy)
    $15.99 each order now

    This delightful collection of 12 Christmas solos and 12 new duet arrangements is available for alto saxophones and tenor saxophones.

    Two altos or two tenors can play the duets or an alto and a tenor can play together. These are the 12 tunes in the books:

  • O Christmas Tree
  • The First Noël
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  • Jingle Bells
  • Joy to the World
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • Peace on Earth
  • Silent Night
  • Up on the Housetop
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are

    The wide variety of meters and rhythms build students' confidence when playing these familiar tunes. For quick reference, the solos in the books show the chord changes of each tune.

    Books in the Fun and Easy Christmas Favorites series are available for flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, French horns, trumpets, trombones, mallet percussion, and percussion. Any instruments can play together. A band conductor's score/piano book is also available.


    Holidays in Harmony (intermediate)
    $19.99 each order now

    Enjoy Holidays in Harmony, a collection of wonderful new arrangements of holiday tunes popular in this country along with one brand new holiday tune and 5 popular tunes from other countries. For players at an intermediate level.

    The tunes can be played as solos, duets, in 3-part harmony, or in 4-part harmony. Each book in this series includes all 4 parts for these 12 tunes:

  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas (English)
  • Deck the Halls (Welch)
  • Good King Wenceslas (Bohemian)
  • Les Anges Dans Nos Campagnes (French)
  • Auld Lang Syne (Scottish)
  • Esta Noche Es Noche Buena (Spanish)
  • Chanuka (Jewish)
  • Ritsch, Ratsch (Swedish)
  • Die Hirten auf dem Felde (Austrian)
  • Wsrod Nocnej Ciszy (Polish)
  • Deilig Er den Himmel Blaa (Danish)

    This 8-book series of flexible instrumentation books includes chord symbols for every tune and lyrics in native languages with translations. The piano accompaniment book includes scores for all the tunes and stories about holiday celebrations in various countries.

    These books are available for saxophones:

  • Bb Book: for soprano saxophones and tenor saxophones
  • Eb Book: for alto saxophones and baritone saxophones
  • Piano Accompaniment Book with scores ($24.99)

    Other books available include the C treble clef book, C alto clef book, C bass clef book, F book, and G book. Any instruments can play together. Books are also available for solo piano and solo accordion.


    Advanced Christmas Saxophone Quartets


    Deck the Halls
    Jingle Bells
    Silent Night
    Winter Cheer

    $18.99 each order now

    Play exciting contemporary arrangements with your sax quartet. Real crowd (and player!) pleasers, perfect for performance. Enjoy our unique arrangements of these popular tunes and Winter Cheer, an original by Valarie Morris.

    Parts for alto 1, alto 2, tenor, and baritone saxophone for all except Silent Night, which has parts for soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone. Also available for flute choir.


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    For more information, including catalog codes, please see our catalog.

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