Enrique Granados (1867 –1916)
SATB Saxophone Quartet
Cancion Arabe (Arabian Song) by Enrique Granados, arranged for SATB saxophone quartet. This was published about 1890 and dedicated to the composer’s mother. Subtle changes in mood and tempo along with frequent meter changes make for an interesting quartet. This quartet is scored for SATB saxophone quartet.
- The range for each saxophone part is shown below.
- Audio and score excerpts are available above.
- Registered users can download a complete sample score and full length audio file of Cancion Arabe on the ‘Samples’ tab
Granados was a Catalan pianist and composer who wrote music in a uniquely Spanish style. He was an important influence on many important Spanish composers and musicians including Manuel de Falla and Pablo Casals.