Four Comedic Studies - Donald Bousted

Four Comedic Studies is a virtuosic, quarter-tone structured, piece for solo alto saxophone written in 1991 for the Dutch musician William Raaijman. The duration is 9 minutes.

Four Comedic Studies was first performed by William in Holland and the UK and is recorded by him (recording also available from Tutti).  This piece is available for purchase from:





Instruments: saxophone

Tags: solo


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