“The Nightingale” Alto Sax Duet and Piano

“The Nightingale” Alto Sax Duet and Piano


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“The Nightingale” Alto Sax Duet and Piano

“The Nightingale” For Alto Sax Duet and Piano is in a gentle Barcarolle tempo in concert G minor and in ternary form.
I wanted the lilting tempo in the outer sections to have a medieval minor tone, to work with the contrasting major section in the middle.

I very much wanted it to be a sax duet rather than sax 1 and sax 2, so the parts are pretty equally divided. It is romantic in nature, but uses modes and has a few interesting harmonies.
It is placed at early intermediate level, about associated board grade 4/5- The youtube link has the full score for you to assess suitability. A dotted quaver semiquaver is the most complicated rhythm.
It would be very suitable for concerts, contests, recitals, weddings as well as an incidental piece. – 5 minutes in length. Price is for score and parts

(also Clarinet duet, flute duet, flute and clarinet duet, and violin duet available) 

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