Sonata is a piece for Bb Soprano Saxophone and Piano composed by G. P. Telemann (1681-1767) and reviewed by Jean-Marie Londeix. Highly melodious, this piece, subtitled “Sicilianna”, is quite challenging (upper intermediate/advanced level) and lasts 7 and a half minutes.
The four parts of this piece are: 1. Andante (12/8 – tempo 50), 2. Spiritoso (3/4 – tempo 100), 3. Andante (4/4 – tempo 72) and Vivace (2/4 – tempo 120).
Jean-Marie Londeix is a musician who studied the Saxophone and the Piano. He also had some strong knowledge of chamber music, harmonies and of music history and obtained a First Prize and a Prize of Honour at the Paris Conservatoire.