Études for Daydreamers
for tenor saxophone [or clarinet] and piano (2006)
duration: 6’
GRT • 125

score available from
Reed Music

program note
These four short pieces were designed for school–level players. I wrote what I would like to play if I was learning a new instrument and the subtitles are a reflection of my school days:

1 or 2 old mints in my pockets
3 or 4 laps around the back oval
5 or 6 overdue library books
7 or 8 to be in before 9

As I consider myself an A–grade daydreamer I have, naturally enough, dedicated these studies to myself.

“Greenbaum wrote Études for Daydreamers with beginning and intermediate clarinetists in mind. The four movements are short studies with interesting subtitles that refer to moments in the composer’s school days.”
Justin Stanley, International Clarinet Association – The Clarinet, June 2023