Tomasi: Ballade (14') Arrangement De J.M. Londeix Pour Saxophone Alto Solo Et Ensemble De Saxophones (1so/2s/3a/2t/2b/1bs) (Partition Et Parties)

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Catalogue No: AL29269
Composer: Henri Tomasi
Format: Sheet Music | Score and Parts

Ballade for Alto Saxophone and Saxophone ensemble was composed in 1938 by the French composer Henri Tomasi (1901-1971). Introduced by a poem by Suzanne Mallard, his wife, Ballade is a 15-minute piece that covers and alternates between different styles such as Andantino, Guigue and Blues.

The poem refers to a clown who claims his story to the night. It is a short poem of four verses, composed with rhymes in A/B/A/B formation.

Henri Tomasi, who won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1927, also composed a variety of concerto for Alto Saxophone, for Trumpet and for Trombone, as well as some ballades.

ISBN: 9790046292699
Language: English
Publisher: Alphonse Leduc