As a prestigious composer of the early 20th century, Maurice Ravel's Pièce en Forme de Habanera contains many features which continue to make the composer's music popular and loved to this day.
Known for his masterful melodies and rich harmonies, Pièce en Forme de Habanera clearly exemplifies these qualities through flourishing Saxophone lines and evocative, chordal and rhythmic Piano accompaniments. Moreover, the Habanera rhythms throughout the piece create a dynamic and exciting effect. All of these musical elements combined create a highly enjoyable piece for the Alto Saxophone repertoire. In addition, the clear print of separate Saxophone and Piano parts in this edition add to an irresistible purchase for budding saxophonists.