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saxophone quintet edition

Genre: Contemporary


One Sunday morning, I had my older brother listen to this song. In the same room, was my 5 year old brother. My older brother said he really like this song. And, my 5 year old brother said this song was really cool, and he started dancing. I really liked this song. And, it fully deserves it's place in the "Top 10" list. Great Job!
Marissa Andronicos, Sibelius Music reviewer

This is a smart, witty and enjoyable work. The attention to detail in the part-writing is immaculate, and the composer obviously knows (a) how to write absorbing music for a quintet and (b) the capabilities of the instruments. I'm not that familiar with writing myself, so I assume the paucity of rests is okay. I really enjoyed listening to Rotunda and I hope it makes you pots of money! It also looks as if it should be as much fun to play as it was to hear. Splendid!
Robin Kearsley Bullen, Sibelius Music reviewer

Rotunda by Nigel Wood demands each player to be sensitive to the other lines while still keeping their own (parts) individually exciting.
Clarinet and Saxophone magazine, Spring 1995

Blimey! I thought long and hard about how to go about reviewing this piece. I ended with one word. GORGEOUS! As part of a family with two saxophone players, this was of great interest to me as I try to explore how to write better music for each sax. This is a remarkable achievement. Bravo!
Nathan Hamer,

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