Passing Tones (An Elegy for Walter Hartley) (2016)
Instrumentation: Solo baritone saxophone (or solo alto saxophone)
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.