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Instrumentation

Within the Saxtet Publications catalogue, you will find a number of abbreviated codes for each piece's instrumentation. The following tables list these codes and explain their meaning.

If you have any doubt about a particular piece's instrumentation, don't hesitate to contact us with your query.

CodeInstrument
sprsoprillo saxophone
snosopranino saxophone
ssoprano saxophone
aalto saxophone
ttenor saxophone
bbaritone saxophone
bsbass saxophone
cbcontrabass/tubax saxophone
percpercussion
pnopiano
clclarinet
bclbass clarinet
flflute
oboboe
bsnbassoon
tpttrumpet
hnhorn in F
strstrings
hrpharp
CodeCombination
x/ypart x can be substituted for part y (both provided); e.g.
s/a: soprano or alto part
s/a a t b: saxophone quartet for either soprano, alto, tenor and baritone or two altos, tenor and baritone
(x)an optional additional part x is provided; e.g.
s (s): soprano with an optional second soprano
s a (a/t) t b: saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone) or quintet (soprano, two altos, tenor and baritone or soprano, alto, two tenors and baritone)

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