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Most Frequently played saxophone orchestral excerpts
in order of frequency, acc. to (& reprinted with permission from) Kay T. Gainacopulos
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Mussorgsky, Pictures from an Exhibition
Berg, Violinkonzert
Ravel, Bolero
Kodály, Háry János Suite
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 1
Britten, Sinfonia da Requiem
Profofieff, Lieutenant Kijé
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Walton, Belshazzar’s Feast
Milaud, La Création du Monde
Berio, Sinfonia for Eight Voices and Orchestra
Prokofieff, Alexander Nevsky
Albeniz/Arbos, “El Albaicin” from Iberia
Foss, Piano Concerto No. 2
Gershwin/Bennett, Porgy and Bess
Liebermann, Concerto for Jazz Band and Symphony Orchestra
Vaughan Williams, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor
Villa-Lobos, Chôros No. 10
Honegger, Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher
Vaughan Williams, Symphony No. 6 in E Minor
Bernstein, On the Waterfront
Copland, First Symphony
Hindemith, Overture to Neues vom Tage
Foss, Baroque Variations
Foss, Symphony on Chorales for Orchestra
Petrassi, Concerto for Orchestra [no. 1]
Rorem, Lions
Berg, Der Wien, Concert Aria
Bizet, L’Arlesienne, Suite No. 1
Copland, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Jolivet, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Penderecki, De Natura Sonoris
Penderecki, Passion According to St. Luke
Petrassi, Partita for Orchestra
Shostakovich, The Golden Age, Ballet Suite
Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2
Villa-Lobos, Uirapurú
Webern, Das Augenlicht

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