Initially for Saxophone and Orchestra, this edition of Élégie Et Rondeau by Karel Husa is for Saxophone and Piano and lasts 10 minutes. Written for advanced players, this piece is dedicated to Sigurd M. Rascher.
for brass quintet and piano
for flute, clarinet and bassoon
The Sonatina is scored in three movements: Allegretto Moderato - Andante Cantabile - Allegretto Marciale. It is strongly tonal in the classical style, with few hints of twentieth century dissonance. As always with Husa, hints of Czech folk song can be found lurking under the surface.