HEAT (for sax quartet and string orchestra)

Instrumentation: SATB saxes, String Orchestra
Playing time: 7'
Copyright 1997
HEAT (sax quartet and string orchestra) (Opens in a new tab)

HEAT is a fast moving, energetic single movement that is inspired by the cross-rhythms in the 3/4 time music of Charles Mingus.  Heat also exists with an orchestration for band (see Band Music).  The recording below is of the Riga Saxophone Quartet with the Riga Chamber Orchestra.

Parts are available upon request.

HEAT (Sax Q with Orch)