A fantastic feature for the advanced saxophonist. Utilizing three member of the saxophone family in three contrasting movements, Towers of Power spotlights the versatility of the instruments as well as the performer.
Genre: Solo Saxophone with Chamber Winds | # of Players: 11 + Solo Saxophone
Level: Difficult | Duration: 15:10
Horn in F
Solo Alto Saxophone
Percussion (Suspended Cymbal, Chimes, Shaker, Temple Blocks, Snare Drum, Bongos, Castanets, Tam-Tam, Slapstick)
Commissioned by Timothy McCallister and The University of Arizona Wind Ensemble, Gregg Hanson, conductor. The three movements of Towers of Power are written for solo soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone, respectively. Each movement is titled after a tune from the funk-horn band, Tower of Power; hence, the title of the work.