Three Picasso Portraits

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:
1. Harlequin
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