Avanti!

Composer: 

Print Edition Price: 

$14.75 score + part

Year Authored (or revised): 

2019

Scoring: 

alto saxophone and piano

Duration (min): 

4

First Performance: 

John Sampen and Marilyn Shrude at the Hemke Legacy Concert, Northwestern University, June 3, 2012

Avanti! was written to celebrate the brilliant career of saxophonist, Frederick L. Hemke, upon his retirement after 50 years from Northwestern University. C C# E F F# G G#, the only pitches used in the work, are derived from Hemke’s name, and are the basis of both the melodic and harmonic material.

Ensemble Type: 

solo inst+keyboard
Internal Fields

Instrument: 

alto saxophone
piano
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