Sax Quartet Music for Free Downloading

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Saxophone Solo

MIDI SCORE Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring [JS Bach] 4 Solo for Bb Sax or Clarinet with keyboard acc.

Baroque and Earlier

MIDI SCORE La Raspona [Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690)] 4 Trio Sonata, early polyphonic.
MIDI SCORE In den angenehmen buschen (G.F. Handel) 4 My favorite.
MIDI SCORE So Shall the Lute and Harp Awake (G.F. Handel) 4 Wonderful aria, melissmatic.
MIDI SCORE Blute nur, du Liebe Herz (JS Bach) 4 Sop. solo w/organ style accompaniement.
MIDI SCORE Stabat Mater (Giovanni Pergolesi) 4 Arr. Al Bates. Slow, minor, great for church.
MIDI SCORE Sheep May Safely Graze (JS Bach) 6 Great music all year. Breath control is necessary.
MIDI SCORE Canon in D Major [J. Pachelbel] 4 Especially popular at Christmas.
MIDI SCORE Larghetto [A. Vivaldi] 4 Formal and stately. Sounds good at Moderato tempo.
MIDI SCORE Amor s'Apprende [Donaudy] 3 SaATB. Nice easy melody, lute style.
MIDI SCORE Charmant Papillon [Andre' Campras (1660-1744)] 4 SaATB. Beautiful concert piece. French baroque style.
MIDI SCORE Sing Unto God [G.F. Handel]] 4 SaATB. Soaring Anthem.
MIDI SCORE Jubilate [G.F. Handel] 4 SATB. Joyful Anthem celebrating victory.
MIDI SCORE Overture to Ode for St. Cecilia's Day [G.F. Handel] 4 SATB. Delightful melody
MIDI SCORE Fugue in G Minor (The Little Fugue) BWV 578 [JS Bach] 6 SATB. One of Bach's greatest organ fugues.

Classical

      Serenade No. 11 (W.A. Mozart)
MIDI SCORE           Part 1 Alleg. Maestoso 6 Fast and lively.
MIDI SCORE           Part 2 Minuetto 3 Simple minuet.
MIDI SCORE           Part 3 Adagio 6 Some very difficult passages.
MIDI SCORE           Part 4 Minuetto 3 Simple Minuet, not worthy of Mozart.
MIDI SCORE           Part 5 Allegro 5 Fast and lively.
      Sinfonia (JS Bach) 5
MIDI SCORE           Part 1 Allegro 5 One of JSBach's best sinfonias.
MIDI SCORE           Part 2 Andante 5 Beautiful. My favorite part.
MIDI SCORE           Part 3 Presto 5 Must be played fast.
MIDI SCORE Ave Verum (W.A. Mozart) 4 Easy notes, difficult music.
MIDI SCORE The Heavens Are Telling [F.J. Haydn] 5 From the oratorio "The Creation"
MIDI   SCORE  Quartet fr. String Quartet 17 (W.A.Mozart) 3 SaATB simple minuet
MIDI   SCORE  O Thou that Tellest (G.F.Handel) 4 SaATB aria from Messiah
MIDI SCORE The Magic Flute Overture [W.A. Mozart] 6 Lively and lovely. Difficult tonguing in S and A parts.

circa 19th Century

MIDI SCORE Fidanzata avventurosa (Verdi) 2 SaATB Simple, beautiful aria from the opera Oberto
MIDI SCORE Barber of Seville Overture (Rossini) 5 Bugs Bunny loves it.
MIDI SCORE Panis Angelicus (Cesar Franck) 3 Well known choral hymn.
MIDI SCORE When You And I Were Young, Maggie (Butterfield) 3 Retirement home favorite
MIDI   NO  A Stephen Foster Medley (S. Foster) 4 Six favorite Foster tunes.
MIDI SCORE Fuga (Mendelssohn) 5 Fugue written in the 19th century.
MIDI SCORE God So Loved The World (Sir John Stainer) 4 Church music. Lovely chord changes.
MIDI SCORE Cappricio (F. Mendlessohn) 7 Too long for most audiences.
MIDI SCORE Ivory Palaces (H. Barraclough) 4 Nice old hymn.
MIDI SCORE Wir Wandleten (J. Brahms) 3 SaATB. Very smooth, easy melody.
MIDI SCORE String Quartet 12, 1st Mvmt. (A. Dvorak) 9 Extremely difficult. 2gig file.
MIDI SCORE Funeral March of a Marionet (Charles Gounod) 5 Alfred Hitchcock theme.
MIDI SCORE Perpetuum Mobile (J. Strauss) 5 Lively 8-bar variations. Fun to play.
mp3   NO  The Star Spangled Banner (F.S. Key) 3 SaATB. Arr. John Yingst, Yingstmeister Music(ASCAP). USA National Anthem.
MIDI SCORE Battle Hymn of the Republic [Steffe] 3 SaATB. USA patriotic song. You will love the ending.
MIDI SCORE Pavane for a Dead Princess [M. Revel] 5 A pop song "The Lamp Is Low" was derived from this piece.
MIDI SCORE Petite Sym. For Woodwinds:Finale [Gounod, C.] 3 Nice, easy concert piece.
MIDI SCORE Pavane (Gabriel Faure) 4 Melodic concert piece.
MIDI SCORE William Tell Overture - Finale [Rossini] 9 Famous "Lone Ranger" theme. VERY DIFFICULT.
MIDI SCORE Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes 4 Old English love song. Nice melody.
      Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (Edvard Grieg) 5
MIDI SCORE           Morning Mood 5 Well known, beautiful reverie. Especially good chord changes.
MIDI SCORE           The Death of Asa 5 Somber funeral dirge.
MIDI SCORE           Anitra's Dance 5 Lively, accelerating dance.
MIDI SCORE           In The Hall of the Mountain King 5 Lively celebration music.

Compositions by Bruce Evans

mp3 SCORE The Diamond State Rag [Bruce Evans] 4 Ragtime.
MIDI SCORE Sweetie Pie [Bruce Evans] 4 Ballad, named by and for my wife.
MIDI SCORE Lemon Meringue [Bruce Evans] 5 SaATB. Lively merengue'.
MIDI SCORE Badinage [Bruce Evans] 4 In the style of the Debussy Preludes. Weird.
MIDI SCORE Hip Is What? [Bruce Evans] 4 Pseudo funk. Fast tonguing for baritone player.

Arrangements and Compositions by Wendell Hobbs

mp3 SCORE The All-Seeing Eye [arr. Hobbs] 4 Close Harmony Jazz
mp3 SCORE Delawhere? [Comp./Arr. Hobbs] 5 A study in contrary motion
mp3 SCORE Blue Bossa [K. Dorham] 4 Wendell's fun version of a jazz classic.
mp3 SCORE 4 In The Morning [w. Hobbs] 3 Music for waking up early.
mp3 SCORE Decaf After Dark [W. Hobbs] 3 Sounds like a film noire detective story.
mp3 SCORE Whisper Not [Benny Golson] 4 Beautiful harmonies, ingenious interplay, don't miss this one.
mp3 SCORE Doxology [W. Hobbs] 4 A Study on Sonny Rollins' 'Doxy'.
mp3 SCORE Moonlight Memories [W. Hobbs] 4 A medley. Fabulous voicing.
mp3 SCORE Summer Shadows [W. Hobbs] 4 Medley of summer and shadow.
mp3 SCORE Strollin' [Horace Silver] 4 Wendell makes this Silver classic come alive.
mp3 SCORE Alors, Heureuse? (So, Happy?) [Christophe Delvalle'] 6 Exciting arrangement of a work by French pianist/composer Delvalle'
mp3 SCORE Bleu Nuit (Blue Night) [Christophe Delvalle'] 6 Very nice arrangement of a Delvalle' multi-style piece.
mp3 SCORE Rendezvous [Vince Trombetta] 6 Moody tune with nice jazz waltz embedded.
mp3 SCORE Cantique [Christophe Devalle'] 6 Nice changes, bossa nova in the middle, Wendell writes excellent solos.
mp3 SCORE Amber Noir [Christophe Devalle'] 5 Haunting melody featuring soprano sax.
mp3 SCORE Stan's Idea [Lennie Niehaus] 5 Nice interpretation of a Niehaus tune.
mp3 SCORE Remember Wendell [Lennie Niehaus] 6 Written by Niehaus as "Remember When".
mp3 SCORE You're It [Lennie Niehaus] 5 Another great arrangement of a Niehaus tune.
NO SCORE Mr. K Is A-OK [W. Hobbs] 4 An original Wendell Hobbs blues composition.
mp3 SCORE Workin' It [W. Hobbs] 5 Another Wendell Hobbs blues, a little faster.
Wendell's mp3's are by Dr. Len Anderson. Len's Website
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Traditional and Folk

MIDI SCORE Suo Gan (Welsh Lullaby) 3 SaATB. Nice melody, audience favorite.
MIDI SCORE Shenandoah 3 SaATB. American folk ballad.

Ragtime, Jazz, and Miscellaneous

MIDI SCORE Adios, Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehen [George Cates] 4 Lawrence Welk closing theme... For retirement home concerts.
MIDI SCORE Orchids In The Moonlight (Youmanns et. al.) 3 Tango.
MIDI SCORE Nonette Rag (Spencer) 4 Very nice rag, written in 1912, NOT by Scott Joplin.
MIDI SCORE Saxophobia (Rudy Wiedoeft) 6 Arr. John Mills. Very fast.
MIDI SCORE Riverboat Shuffle (H. Carmichael) 4 Hoagy Carmichael's first tune.
MIDI SCORE High Society (Porter/Steele) 4 Easy. Audiences like it.
MIDI SCORE Tiger Rag (anonymous) 6 Interesting rhythms.
MIDI SCORE Elite Syncopations (Scott Joplin) 4 Arr. Alan Bates. Ragtime.
MIDI SCORE Peacherine Rag 4 Ragtime.
MIDI SCORE While Strolling Through The Park One Day (Ed Haley) 4 1890's tune, jazzed up.
MIDI SCORE The Kid [E. Ory] 5 Baritone sax feature, Dixie style.
MIDI SCORE South [Moten/Hayes] 4 Bright, happy tune. Early jazz, swing eighths.
MIDI SCORE Weeping Willow Rag [Scott Joplin] 4 Another Joplin rag. they are all good..

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