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Colin Cowles - music for saxophone

SPECIMEN SIGHT-READING TESTS  GRADES 6-8 (ABRSM PUBLISHING) 

TRI-TIME (BOOSEY AND HAWKES)

E-Flat/B-Flat Concert.

Piece Units 1-8  ‘Learn As You Play’. 

THREE MYOPIC MICE (BOOSEY AND HAWKES)

E-Flat/B-Flat.  A Swing arrangement of Three Blind Mice with piano accompaniment in ‘First Repertoire Pieces’ for tenor or alto saxophones. 

CONCERTO (CASCADE MUSIC PUBLISHING)

For tenor saxophone and orchestra.  Reduction score for piano and tenor. 

SAXOPHONE SOLOS (CHESTER MUSIC)

E-Flat Alto with piano accompaniment (includes TOLMER’S VILLAGE).

The Chester Woodwind series of graded pieces. Volume 2. 

SAXOPHONE SOLOS (CHESTER MUSIC)

B-Flat tenor with piano accompaniment (includes THREE SKETCHES FROM BALA) .

The Chester Woodwind series of graded pieces. Volume 2. 

FUGUE (COTTAGE HARMONY)

For saxophone quartet. 

UP BEAT (COTTAGE HARMONY/EMERSON)

For saxophone trio (AAT). 

ROMANCE (FENTONE)

From ‘The Gadfly’ – Shostakovich.

E-Flat or B-Flat saxophone and piano. 

JOPLIN RAGTIME (FENTONE)

Arranged for E-Flat or B-Flat.

Saxophone and piano. 

SWING TWO (FENTONE)

Ten jazzy duets for two E-Flat saxophones (or E-Flat and B-Flat saxophones). 

A TAIL OR TWO (FENTONE/De Haske)

Short, entertaining pieces for alto saxophone and piano. 

DANCING DINOSAURS (FENTONE)

Arranged for saxophones and string orchestra.  (Soprano/alto – one player). 

TEN EASY TUNES (FENTONE)

E-Flat saxophone and piano. 

BOLERO – RAVEL (FENTONE)

Arranged for E-Flat saxophone and piano. 

PLEASURE TIME (FENTONE)

99 Melodies for solo saxophone. 

AMAZING ANIMALS (FENTONE)

For saxophone E-Flat/B-Flat. 

CREATURE FEATURES (FENTONE)

As above but reissued and retitled.

For E-Flat or B-flat saxophone and piano. 

MARZIALE (FENTONE)

From ‘The Little Russian Symphony’ – Tchaikovsky.

Saxophone quartet (AAAT). 

ALL JAZZED UP (FENTONE)

For E-Flat or B-Flat saxophone (or some C instruments) with chord symbols and performance guidelines. 

A PUN-NET OF CLASSICS (FENTONE)

Great composers with a swing.

For solo saxophone – Cool Music. 

FANCY  FOLK (FENTONE)

Three popular melodies from around the world.

For solo saxophone – Cool Music. 

NORDI JHAS HORN (COTTAGE HARMONY/EMERSON)

For alto saxophone duet and piano. 

THE LEGENDS OF AVALON (RICORDI)

Suite in five movements.

For alto or tenor saxophones and piano. 

SONATA (SPARTAN PRESS)

Previously called SOPSONARE

For soprano saxophone and piano. 

SUITE (SPARTAN PRESS)

For saxophone quartet and harpsichord. 

A MINIATURE SUITE (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY) 

For E-Flat  Baritone (or alto) saxophone. 

FINGER BOBBINS (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For unaccompanied saxophone.  Thirteen graded exercises in rhythm and finger technique. 

KNUCKLE DUSTERS (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Finger Bobbins Book Two

For unaccompanied E-Flat or B-Flat Saxophone. 

FIVE FOR A TENOR (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Five pieces for tenor saxophone and piano. 

GIGGING (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

‘Gig’ music for E-Flat or B-Flat saxophone and piano. 

BUMPER BARITONE BOOK (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Five pieces for E-Flat baritone saxophones and piano. 

OF SPAIN (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)  

For B-Flat tenor saxophone and piano. 

SARABANDE (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For B-Flat soprano saxophone and piano. 

IN MEMORIAM (To a Little White Rabbit) (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For B-Flat tenor saxophone and string orchestra (piano reduction). 

SPREE (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For B-Flat soprano saxophone and piano (also available for saxophone quartet). 

BLACKER AND BLUES (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For E-Flat alto saxophone and piano. 

SCHERZINO (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For E-Flat alto saxophone and piano. 

RHAPSODY (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For E-Flat alto saxophone and string orchestra.

Piano reduction. 

VARIATIONS/CAPRICCIO/MY LOVE’S AN ARBUTUS (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For unaccompanied saxophone. 

VARIATIONS/MY LOVE SHE’S BUT A LASSIE YET (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For unaccompanied saxophone. 

VARIATIONS/I WILL GIVE MY LOVE AN APPLE (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For unaccompanied saxophone. 

PASTORAL (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For B-Flat Tenor saxophone and piano.

(Last movement of Sonata) 

LONDONDERRY AIR (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For saxophone quartet (SATB). 

TWO PASTORAL QUARTETS (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For saxophone quartet (SATB). 

FIVE SHORT SAXOPHONE QUARTETS (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

From the ‘Little Six’. 

SAXABILITY 1-25 (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Short saxophone trios for payers of varying ability (AAA and AAT). 

SAXABILITY 2-25 (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Short saxophone trios for players of varying ability (AAA and AAT). 

TWENTY-FIVE SAXOPHONE TRIOS (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For three alto (or two alto and one tenor) saxophones. 

ON THE OTHER HAND (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Jazz saxophone quartet. 

SPREE (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For saxophone quartet (SATB)  Features soprano saxophone. 

LITTLE SERENADE (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

Saxophone quintet or choir (AATTB or SATTB). 

SWING 5 (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY)

For five saxophones (AATTB). 

A VERY FIRST SAXOPHONE QUARTET BOOK (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY) 

RECIT AND AIR (UNPUBLISHED, SWS2)

Soprano saxophone, harpsichord, double-bass and drum kit. 

SONATA FOR TENOR SAXOPHONE AND PIANO (UNPUBLISHED, SWS3)

1  MODERATE SPEED HEAVY AND AGGRESSIVE

2  FUOCO FEROCE AND PRESTO

3  PASTORALE AND ANDANTE CON MOTO 

THREE SKETCHES FROM BALA (UNPUBLISHED, CHA10)

Tenor saxophone and string quartet. (Published version available for tenor saxophone and piano - see Saxophone solos, volume 2 - CHESTER MUSIC).

1  BALA BREEZE

2  BALA BALLADE

3  BALA BOUNCE 

THREE SKETCHES FROM BALA (UNPUBLISHED, SWS4a)

As above arranged for tenor saxophone solo with string orchestra. 

THOUGHTS OF THE UNBORN CHILD (COTTAGE HARMONY/EMERSON)

For alto saxophone and piano. 

EPILOGUE (UNPUBLISHED, SWS6)

For soprano saxophone and organ. 

REAFFIRMATION (COTTAGE HARMONY/EMERSON)

For soprano saxophone and organ. 

A FRAGMENT OF LOVE (UNPUBLISHED, SWS8)

For alto saxophone and piano. 

BENNY’S BOUNCE (UNPUBLISHED, SWS9)

For bass saxophone and piano. 

OCTOGON (UNPUBLISHED, SWS10)

For alto saxophone and piano. 

POEM (UNPUBLISHED, SWS11)

For alto saxophone and piano. 

TOLMER’S VILLAGE (CHESTER MUSIC)

For alto saxophone and piano. 

IN MEMORIAM (STUDIO MUSIC)

For tenor saxophone and string orchestra.

Piano Reduction. 

THEME AND VARIATIONS (UNPUBLISHED, SWS14)

For baritone saxophone and string orchestra. 

CATALAN MARCH (UNPUBLISHED, SQ1)

Saxophone quartet. 

RESURRECTION QUARTET (UNPUBLISHED, SQ2) 

SAXOPHONE QUARTET NO.2 (UNPUBLISHED, SQ3) 

SAXOPHONE QUARTET NO.1 (UNPUBLISHED, SQ4) 

THREE GERSHWIN SONGS (UNPUBLISHED, SQ5)

THE MAN I LOVE, EMBRACEABLE YOU, SUMMERTIME

Arranged for saxophone quartet and soprano voice. 

LITANIES (UNPUBLISHED, SQ6)

Saxophone quartet. The missing item from the little six. 

FELIX MUSIC (COTTAGE HARMONY)

Saxophone Quartet. 

VARIATIONS ON A BIRTHDAY SONG (UNPUBLISHED, SQ8)

Saxophone Quartet. 

CONCERTANTE (UNPUBLISHED, SQ9)

For saxophone quartet and string orchestra.

MOVEMENT 1 PSALM

MOVEMENT 2 ARABESQUE

MOVEMENT 3 INTERMEZZO

MOVEMENT 4 WALTZ

MOVEMENT 5 FURIOSO

Printed version available from CASS Library. 

DISSO (UNPUBLISHED, SQ10)

Transcribed for saxophone quartet from the original wind ensemble. 

FWEEKOUT (UNPUBLISHED, WE5)

Saxophone sextet. Sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, saxophones. 

YESTERDAY – McCARTNEY ARRANGED COWLES (UNPUBLISHED, WE7)

3 alto saxophones, 1 tenor saxophone. 

CHANGING TIMES (UNPUBLISHED, WE8)

Alto saxophone and bassoon. 

SLAP ‘N’ TICKLE (COTTAGE HARMONY/EMERSON)

Alto saxophone and bass. 

FUGUE – SCHUBERT/COWLES (UNPUBLISHED, WE16)

Sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass saxophones. 

THEME AND VARIATIONS (UNPUBLISHED, S4)

For baritone saxophone and string orchestra. 

RHAPSODY (STUDIO MUSIC)

For alto saxophone and strings.

Available with Piano Reduction. 

ELEGY (UNPUBLISHED, S9)

Soprano saxophone and strings. 

CONCERTO FOR TENOR SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA (CASCADE MUSIC)

Solo tenor saxophone, 2 flutes, 2 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 3 F horns, side drum, bass drum, tympani C and A, glockenspiel, harp, strings.

(Piano reduction – Parts  available) 

ROMANCE FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA (UNPUBLISHED, O19)

2 flutes, oboe, 3 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, bassoon, 3 trumpets, 2 F horns, 2 trombones, cymbal, side drum, bass drum, glockenspiel, tympani A E C G, strings, solo alto saxophone.

Composed for intermediate Orchestra and saxophonist. 

SAXOPHONES AND STRING QUARTET (UNPUBLISHED, CHA7)

SARABANDE FOR SOPRANO

BEN RITMICO FOR ALTO

AIR FOR TENOR

EM-BARI-SWING FOR BARITONE

Composed as a show piece for one saxophonist. 

DANCING DINOSAURS (UNPUBLISHED, CHA8)

For soprano and alto saxophone and string orchestra. 

THREE WELSH AIRS  (COTTAGE HARMONY/EMERSON)

Saxophone Quartet.

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