The composer with the members of the Mana Saxophone Quartet at the premiere of Adagio Notturno in 2011 (also pictured: Richard Scruggs, professor of saxophone at Carson-Newman University).

The composer with the members of the Mana Saxophone Quartet at the premiere of Adagio Notturno in 2011 (also pictured: Richard Scruggs, professor of saxophone at Carson-Newman University).

Adagio Notturno (2011)

Instrumentation: Saxophone quartet (SATB)

Duration6' to 7'

Commissioned by: Mana Saxophone Quartet

Movements: One movement

Program Note: Adagio Notturno was written for the Mana Saxophone Quartet and premiered at Carson-Newman University in the spring of 2011. The primary melodic voice throughout much of the movement is the baritone saxophone as a nod to the excellent Dannel Espinoza who played the instrument for the ensemble at that time.

Score/Parts Download: Click here to download the full score and transposed parts of Adagio Notturno free of charge (PDF)