Bill Holcombe: Blues Concerto (Alto Saxophone/Piano)

Books | Alto Saxophone, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: Studio Music London
Composer: Bill Holcombe
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Bill Holcombe's 1992 Blues Concerto is an exciting work in three movements. Arranged for Alto Saxophone with the Piano Accompaniment transcribed by Howard Levistsky. Suitable for ABRSM examinations.

Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
No of pages: 34
Language: English
Catalogue No: AC103

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        Scores 10.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
        10 out of 10


        Basingstoke GB
        This is an exciting piece in three movements. 1st & 3rd are currently in the ABRSM Gd8 syllabus. There is plenty of energy in all movements and a favourite moment for me is in the 2nd. I love the way the mellow opening suddenly builds up to recapitulate some of the 1st movement. All in all a fun piece to play and great for any concert!
        Reviewer left no comment
        Confirmed purchase: 23 May 2016
        Published on: 11 June 2016
        10 out of 10


        Newton le Willows GB Teacher/ woodwind/jazz
        Technically challenging but lots of the passages are under the fingers.
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        Confirmed purchase: 30 December 2013
        Published on: 21 June 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

        A good, challenging set of Grade VIII (ABRSM) studies, though more concerto than blues to be honest. I expected it to be a bit more jazzy, but all in all a good choice for repertoire.
        Anonymous - (United Kingdom)
        A great grade 8 piece, tricky but not impossible, nice backing. But I do wish that the editors or whoever sets the music score would lay out the parts better - there is lots of space on page two but one of the trickiest runs, with lots of accidentals is all squashed into half a line so it is really hard to read. But a nice piece to play.
        Anonymous - (London, United Kingdom)

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