Elliott Carter: Canonic Suite For Four Alto Saxophones (Score/Parts)
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The Canonic Suite
for quartet of alto saxophones is a revision, made in 1981, of the Suite For Quartet Of Alto Saxophones
. It was awarded a prize in 1945 by Broadcast Music, Inc. and was first published that year.
The Fanfare is a canon in four parts at the unison; the Nocturne, a four-part canon in inversion (Sax 2), retrograde (Sax 3), and retrograde - inversion (Sax 4); the Tarantella, a four-part canon at the second above.