Czardas is a piece for 14 Saxophones(Sopranino, SSSAAAATTTBarBarB) by Vittorio Monti. This composition, arranged by Armando Ghidoni, lasts 5’30 minutes and has a name taken from a Hungarian National Dance.
Divided into six distinctive parts, this piece is really cheerful and energetic. It requires some really strong technique as some sections are really fast.
- Lento cadenza a piacere / Largo Maestoso
- Lento Maestoso
- Piu Mosso
Czardas is the most famous piece by Vittorio Monti which was also arranged for other instruments: Violin and Guitar, String quartet and accordion among others. It is a really entertaining work to play that will definitely be enjoyed by the audience during a recital.
Vittorio Monti is an Italian composer, mandolinist and violinist who worked in many gypsy orchestras.