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The Elephant - from Carnival of the Animals

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Genre: Classical
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The Elephant - from Carnival of the Animals

Description

Camille Saint-Saëns comic depictions of animals "Le carnaval des animal" was originally intended as a bit of fun, but has become one of his most famous and frequently performed works.

The original scoring was for Double Bass and Piano, and in this arrangement the Double Bass solo can be taken by either a Baritone Sax or a Bass Sax.

This arrangements has some alternatives parts to allow for flexibility in line-up. It it scored as follows:

Soprano Saxophone 1
Soprano Saxophone 2 (alternative to Alto Sax 3)
Alto Saxophone 1
Alto Saxophone 2
Tenor Saxophone 1 (alternative to Alto Sax 4)
Tenor Saxophone 2 (alternative to Alto Sax 5)
Solo Baritone Sax 1 (alternative to Solo Bass Sax)
Baritone Sax 2

Instrumentation

solo b/bs s s/a a a t/a t/a b

Duration

1 min, 30 sec

Cat Ref:
439
Difficulty:
B
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