5 Miniatures

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dedicated to François Daneels and the Belgian Saxophone Quartet[1]

Opus 54

History

  • Legley completed these miniatures on 27 December 1958.[1]
  • The first performance that could be traced was given on 12 January 1961 by the Belgian Saxophone Quartet in the Academiezaal of the Minor Seminary at Sint-Truiden.[2]

Music

  • instrumentation: saxophone quartet[3]
  • duration: ca 6'

Parts

  • I. Danse
    • tempo: Allegretto grazioso
    • time signature: 3/8 - 2/4
  • II. Lied [Song]
    • time signature: 4/4
  • III. Fughetto [sic]
    • tempo: Alla breve
    • time signature:
  • IV. Berceuse [Lullaby]
    • tempo: Andante
    • time signature: 4/4
    • instrumentation: soprano, alto and tenor saxophone
  • V. Marche
    • tempo: Allegro con spirito
    • time signature: 2/4

Recording

  • Archive.org: recording by the Belgian Saxophone Quartet.

Sources

  • first edition (score and parts): CeBeDeM, Brussels, 1960

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tessely, p.96. Not confirmed by the first edition.
  2. De Roeck, p.382.
  3. Soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone.