|In Memoriam Scott Fitzgerald
for Saxophone Quartet
|Date of composition||1971|
|Type of work||Concert music|
|Musical forces||Saxophone Quartet|
|Notes||Written for the London Saxophone Quartet; arrangement of untitled piano piece, c. 1950|
…Blyton conjures up the American ‘lost generation’ of the 1920s, its cosmopolitanism and romantic spirit, both simple and contrived, supported by harmonies evoking atmosphere.
—(Unidentified Italian review)
…his nostalgic saxophone quartet movement which has been a favourite in the quartet classs at the annual Woodwind Workshops.
—Maxwell Holgate, Crescendo, March 1978