Three Picasso Portraits (1992)
saxophone quartet (S, A, T, Bar) 8 mins: Grade 8
Commissioned by Saxology and broadcast by them on Classic FM, this work is based on three paintings of Picasso from the inter-war period:
2. Weeping Woman
3. Three Dancers
First performance, Saxology, Saint Martin’s in the Fields, London, 15 June 1992.
‘Beautifully written and immensely satisfying to play…a must for the serious ensemble’ – Charles Hine, CASS Journal
Formerly published by Spartan Press – currently available as a digital download (pdf) with payment via PayPal. Please contact the composer here for details and price.
Recorded on CD by Saxology: MERIDIAN CDE 84376
excerpt 1 – Harlequin
excerpt 2 – Weeping Woman
excerpt 3 – Three Dancers