Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sheet Music Query: 'Romance' on Alto Saxophone by William Grant Still; Answer:

[Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still; Denver Oldham, piano; Koch 3 7084 2H1 (1991)]

A question about sheet music of William Grant Still appears today at

May 27, 2010
“Saxophone Sheet Music?
Does anyone know where I can get the sheet music for the piece 'Romance' by William Grant Still on alto saxophone?”

This answer was posted today by “MusikFind”:
“1. Can be ordered from any music dealer with the information below.
2. From the publisher Bourne Music.
3. From the composer’s website.

“Saxophone and Piano (or Trombone and Piano)
Adaptation of the Still work by Douglas Yeo. This piece is for saxophone and piano, or trombone and piano. (The trombone transcription was done by Douglas Yeo.)
This piece is also available for saxophone or trombone and chamber orchestra.
Duration (in min.): 5:50, Publisher: Bourne/IMC.
Price: $18.95/version (score and part)”

The information can be found at William Grant Still Music,, under “Works for Solo Instruments and Piano1.” William Grant Still Music is operated by the composer's daughter, Judith Anne Still. It offers a wide array of sheet music, recordings, books and other items. [William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, where a complete Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma of Lawrence University Conservatory is found.]

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