"Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and BAND" 2017 revised edition - duration c. 15 min. - released 2017 - Publisher: Aldo Forte Music Press
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Aldo Rafael Forte, Composer
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FORTE'S "CONCERTO FOR SOPRANO SAXOPHONE"
(sax with orchestra, sax with piano, sax with band)
THE YEAR 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of FORTE'S "Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band" (1995). The composition has been widely performed in the U.S. and Europe by such ensembles as "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band (Irvin Peterson, saxophone soloist and Col. (Ret.) Timothy W. Foley, Commander/ Conductor) and the Nationaal Jeugd Harmonie Orkest, The Netherlands (Linda Arnoldus, saxophone soloist and Alex Schillings, Conductor). The latter has also recorded the work. THE COMPOSER HAS NOW CRAFTED THREE EDITIONS OF THE PIECE FOR: soprano sax and band (2017 NEW EDITION), soprano sax and orchestra (2020) and soprano sax and piano reduction (2020).
ALL EDITIONS OF THE WORK ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS PAGE.
READ PROGRAM NOTES TO ALL EDITIONS LIVE PERFORMANCE OF 1995 VERSION STUDIO PERFORMANCE OF 1995 VERSION
TOP: Nationaal Jeugd Harmonie Orkest, Linda Arnoldus, sax solosit, Alex Schillings, Conductor perform original version of Forte's Soprano Sax Concerto in an All Forte concert at Royal Conservatoy of Music in The Hague, The Netherlands
LEFT - The cover of their CD containing their recording of the concerto.
TOP: - L to R: Forte, Irvin Peterson, Col Timothy Foley after U.S. Marine Band performance of original version of Forte's Soprano Sax Concerto on U.S. Capitol steps concert, Washington, D.C., 1998
RIGHT: "The President's Own U.S. Marine Band announces their Fall 2000 Southwest Tour during which they played the original version of Forte's Soprano Sax concerto over 10 times.