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A Charleston Kick With Steel Caps

for saxophone quartet

Year:  2011   ·  Duration:  6m
Instrumentation:  for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones

Year:  2011
Duration:  6m
Instrumentation  for soprano, alto, tenor an...

Composer:   Yvette Audain

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Yvette Audain: A Charleston...

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I did intend to sit down and compose an orchestral epic. I really, really DID, honest. Could I help it that as soon as I made that decision, the saxes started up a 1920s tea dance in my computer?! Only it’s not all sweetness and light and good ol’ days, in fact it sometimes gets a little murky in there, to say the least…

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Yvette Audain, for her own concert 'Grooves Unspoken' (in association with the 2011 Auckland Fringe), with funding from door sales and bookings

Difficulty note

intermediate to advanced

Contents note

one movement

Performance history

06 Mar 2011: Grooves Unspoken: Music by Yvette Audain

Performed by Yvette Audain (soprano saxophone), Donald Nicholls (alto saxophone), Zyia-Li Teh (tenor saxophone), and Andrew Uren (baritone saxophone).

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