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.
|hn||horn in F|
|x/y||part 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)