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Moashibi - Saxophone Quartet

Moashibi - Saxophone Quartet

  • Composer: Nagao, Jun
  • Grade: 5
  • Duration: 7:00
  • Genre: Saxophone Quartet
  • Publisher: Brain Music
  • Item No: ENMS-84049
  • Inventory status: In stock


$32.00
Also Available DigitallyDigital Sheet Music
Printed set (Score & Parts)
Bb Soprano Saxophone
Eb Alto Saxophone
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone

The commissioner, Trouvère Quartet has been acquainted with me for a long time, and there are many compositions and arrangements for the quartet and solos for the members. The first song I wrote for Trouvère is Moashibi.
I didn't know the extent of Trouvère's ability at that time. So the piece is not too demanding for the players.
The title "Moashibi" - Okinawa's custom of playing, singing, and dancing on the beach at night – comes from the request to feature an Okinawan melody.

(Jun Nagao)