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Title Saxophone Concerto
Opus 109
Composer Glazunov
Arranger Dobbelstein
Duration 14:00
Grade
CD -
Series Solo 
Instrumentation Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble 
Number BM765
Price set (score+parts) € 142,00 Add to cart 
Price score € 26,00 Add to cart 
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In 1934 Alexander Glazunov composed his 'Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra'. Although invented in the early 1840s, the saxophone was still fairly new and unfamiliar in Glazunov's day it remained untouched for a long time as it was considered 'middle class'. However, Glazunov was enthralled by the sound of the saxophone: a new timbre in the musical world.
The Saxophone Concerto is deeply rooted in Romanticism, and has entered the standard saxophone repertoire.
Dutch saxophonist and arranger Jos Dobbelstein transcribed the piece for Alto Saxophone with accompaniment of a Wind Ensemble. 

 
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