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Shakespeare’s Jesters (2023)

For saxophone quartet*

Premiered by ~Nois (Hunter Bockes, János Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, Julian Velasco) Chicago, IL on 25 April 2024. A preview of the premiere was given by ~Nois (Hunter Bockes, János Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, Julian Velasco) Chicago, IL on 1 October 2023
Commissioned by ~Nois
Duration: 9 minutes

*ALTERNATE INSTRUMENTATIONS COULD INCORPORATE THESE INSTRUMENTS:
Soprano saxophone part: RANGE: Bb3 to Bb6 – can be played on FLUTE: Three Bb3 notes should be played up one octave
Alto saxophone part: RANGE: D3 to C6 – can be played on CLARINET in Bb
Tenor saxophone part: RANGE: Ab2 to Eb5 – can be played on BASSOON
Baritone saxophone part: RANGE: Db2 to F#4 – can be played on BASSOON

To be performed with dancers when feasible.

~Nois. Photo Credit Nick Zoulek.
MAP OF FORM AND AURA AS DRAWN BY THE COMPOSER

 

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Augusta Read Thomas work, please contact Nimbus Music Publishing.