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 “One realizes why Benson is being referred to as one of America’s most interesting composers…here is a composer with genuinely original ideas…notes economically used…the long line…”

 

        -The Toledo Blade

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Instrumental Solos

 

Alto Saxophone

 

Aeolian Song (2nd Mvmt of Concertino for Alto Sax & Wind Ensemble)

 

 

Donald Sinta, saxophone, Nelita True, piano

Mark Custom Recording 4372-MCD

Theodore Presser Company-rental

05:00

a.s. with w.e., & rentd/sld as a.s./pf & a.s./cham orch: 1(pc).1.1.1/1.0.0.0/stg/1 perc (be); or a.s./str orch

1953

for Sigurd Rascher

Cantilena

Boosey & Hawkes/Hal Leonard

02:50

Alto Saxophone, pf

1954

for Sigurd Rascher

Farewell

 

 

Donald Sinta, saxophone, Nelita True, piano

Mark Custom Recording 4372-MCD

Theodore Presser Company-sales

01:30

Alto Saxophone, pf

1964

for Don Sinta

Bassoon – easy

Song and Dance

Boosey & Hawkes

02:10

bassoon, pf

1953

Clarinet – easy

Gentle Song, A

Theodore Presser Company-sales

01:35

Clarinet, pf

1953

Oboe or English Horn – easy

Evening Piece

Boosey & Hawkes/Hal Leonard

02:00

Oboe or Eng hn, pf

1952

Soliloquy

EB Marks/Sheet Music Direct

2:40

hn, pf

1958

Percussion

Three Dances for Solo Snare Drum

Movement 1: Cretan Dance

 

 

Movement 2: Fox Trot

 

 

Movement 3: Fandango

 

 

James Campbell, solo snare

05:00

snare drum

1961

Piano – easy

Alexandria Set

 

 

Bill Dobbins, piano

E. B. Marks

5:35

Piano – easy

1995

If I Could Be…Four Daydreams for Piano

Theodore Presser Company-sales

03:00

Piano – easy

1963

Not Without Merritt

Theodore Presser Company-sales

05:00

Piano – easy; humorous

1985

for Merritt Torrey, Jr.

Recipe For a Little Girl

E. B. Marks

01:30

Piano – easy

1963

Roswell Set

E. B. Marks

2:00

piano – easy

1995

Three Macedonian Miniatures

Theodore Presser Company-sales

04:15

Piano – easy

1951

Serenade for Flute

E. B. Marks

2:30

flute with piano – easy

1953

Trombone – easy

Aubade

E.B. Marks/Sheet Music Direct

02:00

Trombone (or Baritone-Teble clef), pf

1956

Trumpet – easy

Prologue

E.B. Marks/Sheet Music Direct

01:50

Trumpet, pf

1956

Tuba – easy

Arioso

 

 

Scott C. Watson, tuba, Ellen R. Bottorff, piano

Stepping Stones for Tuba Volume 1, Potenza Music

E.B. Marks/Hal Leonard

02:10

Tuba, pf

1958

 

 

 

Warren Benson

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