carson cooman

Solo Saxophone and Piano Works

Dances of the Holy Fool: Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano (Op. 402) (2002) (12.5 min)
for Paul Wehage and for Richard and Simi Mason
Alto Saxophone and Piano
  I. To the World
  II. Glorification and Prayer
  III. Figure of Joy
Commissioned by Richard and Simi Mason in celebration of their anniversary
Published by Musik Fabrik

Fantasia on American Hymns (Op. 208) (1999-2000) (4 min)
for Jim and Esther Steele
Alto Saxophone and Piano
Commissioned by Jay Pierson for Jim and Esther Steele
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Catalogue #X151017)
Recorded on Summer Songs: Chamber Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR117)

Fantasy Variations (Op. 637) (2005) (6.5 min)
for Paul Wehage and for George Perle on his 90th birthday
Alto Saxophone and Piano
Commissioned in honor of George Perle's 90th birthday
Published by Musik Fabrik

Goggles (Op. 254) (1999-2001) (2 min)
for Yoshiro Fujita
Alto Saxophone and Piano
Published by Musik Fabrik

In the Fire of Images: Three Etudes (Op. 390) (2002) (5.5 min)
for Paul Wehage
Alto Saxophone and Piano
  I. Capriccio
  II. Cortege
  III. Catastrophe
Commissioned by Maurice and Amy Katz for Paul Wehage
Published by Musik Fabrik

Of Songs and Swirls: Four Lyric Pieces (Op. 384) (2002) (6.5 min)
for Paul Wehage and Moyuru Maeda
Soprano Saxophone and Piano
  I. Harvest Song
  I. River Music
  III. Snow Ritual
  IV. Ocean Cascade
Commissioned by Maurice and Amy Katz for Paul Wehage and Moyuru Maeda
Published by Musik Fabrik

Polpis Dreaming (Op. 410) (2002) (7.25 min)
for Jay C. Easton
Contrabass Saxophone and Piano
Commissioned for Jay C. Easton
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on So Low (CD Recording; De Profundis; Catalogue #CD001)

Silent Prisms (Op. 385) (2002) (4 min)
for Philip Goddard
Tenor Saxophone and Piano
Published by Musik Fabrik