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Rondeau from Abdelazer

saxophone ensemble edition

Composed by: Henry Purcell
Arranged by: Claire Tomsett
Genre: Baroque
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Rondeau from Abdelazer

Description

The Rondeau from 'Abdelazer' was composed in 1695 by Henry Purcell, but the melody has been used by many other composers including most famously by Benjamin Britten in his 'Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra.

This arrangement has been written with the beginner ensemble in mind, with alternative parts allowing for flexibility in line-up.

Instrumentation

S S/A A A/T A/T B

Duration

2 min

Performance Notes

This arrangement is scored as follows:

Soprano Saxophone 1
Soprano Saxophone 2 (alt. to Alto 1)
Alto Saxophone 1 (alt. to Soprano 2)
Alto Saxophone 2
Alto Saxophone 3 (alt. to Tenor 1)
Tenor Saxophone 1 (alt. to Alto 3)
Alto Saxophone 4 (alt. to Tenor 2)
Tenor Saxophone 2 (alt. to Alto 4)
Baritone Saxophone

It can therefore be played by the following line-ups:
S AA TT B
S AAA T B
S AAAA B
SS AAA B
SS AA T B
SS A TT B
SS A T A B

Cat Ref:
160
Difficulty:
A
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