Jacob Swanson, commissioning artist of Passing Tones (2016)

Jacob Swanson, commissioning artist of Passing Tones (2016)

Passing Tones (An Elegy for Walter Hartley) (2016)

Instrumentation: Solo baritone saxophone (or solo alto saxophone)

Duration5'

Commissioned by: Jacob Swanson

Movements: One movement (in four sections: Proclamation; Variation W; Variation S; Variation H)

Program Note: Passing Tones (An Elegy for Walter Hartley) was commissioned by Jacob Swanson in memory of Dr. Hartley, a compositional patron saint of the saxophone. Swanson premiered the piece at the 39th Navy Saxophone Symposium on 7 January 2017.

Score Download: Click here to download the entire full score of Passing Tones free of charge (PDF)