General Repertoire

Last update: November 15th, 2020 ”Association Bar&Co” (with Damien Royannais and Eric Devallon, RIP) started doing this list and, after the dissolution in 2014, I decided to continue enlarging it in order to share this such an useful information. I wish to thank particularly all the saxophonists and composers so far for their contributions. Here … Leer más

Saxo baritono cuello

You can download my chart by taping on the image I have long wanted to make this chart because altissimo range is often used both in original works and transcriptions. In addition, I decided to include the quarter-tones because the use of the microtones in the altissimo register is more and more usual. To make … Leer más

Quarter Tone Fingerings for Baritone Saxophone

You can download my chart by clicking on the picture Because of the use of the microtones is becoming more and more usual, I decided to do a chart with the most accurate fingerings for the baritone saxophone in terms of intonation and sonority. This chart is the continuation of the Altissimo Fingerings with quarter … Leer más

15 Intermediate Works for Baritone Saxophone

  Last years, many baritone players asked me for advice on the repertoire for baritone saxophone. As it is impossible to know all repertoire (check out this post), I have a long list with the most interesting works in terms of pedagogy and interpretation that I studied or played once at least. Anyway, let your … Leer más

15 Advanced Works for Baritone Saxophone [1]

  Last years, many baritone players asked me for advice on the repertoire for baritone saxophone. As it is impossible to know all repertoire (check out this post), I have a long list with the most interesting works in terms of pedagogy and interpretation that I studied or played once at least. Anyway, let your … Leer más

15 Advanced Works for Baritone Saxophone [2]

  Last years, many baritone players asked me for advice on the repertoire for baritone saxophone. As it is impossible to know all repertoire (check out this post), I have a long list with the most interesting works in terms of pedagogy and interpretation that I studied or played once at least. Anyway, let your … Leer más

Introduction to the Baritone Saxophone

Ever since I started teaching saxophone in 1992, I often had the opportunity to work the baritone saxophone with some of my students that were playing it in concert bands, chamber groups, etc. During this time of teaching and performing I have acquired some knowledge (always learning…). Furthermore, I have had help from great classical baritone players … Leer más

Free Improvisation… Why Not?

Improvisation is usually associated to jazz and not to classical (or written) music, although it has been a common practice among lots of performers in the history of music and composers like Beethoven and Buxtehude were renowned improvisers, as well. Free improvisation was born as sheet music liberation. Some Integral serialism composers in the 60s … Leer más

The Baritone Institute 2017

5 REASONS TO GO TO ANDORRA FOR THE BARITONE INSTITUTE 2017 Saxophonists who have chosen the baritone saxophone as their specialist instrument do not have the same quantity of opportunities to share specific experiences with other colleagues. The Baritone Institute has become one of these chances for baritone specialists to congregate and share knowledge of … Leer más