Maurice Ravel: Pièce En Forme De Habanera (Soprano Saxophone/Piano) (Viard)

Books | Soprano Saxophone, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: Alphonse Leduc
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Initially composed in 1907 for Bass Voice and Piano, Habanera by Maurice Ravel was transcribed for Bb Soprano Saxophone and Piano for this edition. Based on a Cuban Contradanza, it features a special habanera rhythm and is generally performed with sung lyrics. In this edition, the Saxophone is a substitute for the Voice.

While composing this piece, Maurice Ravel was also working on two works with Spanish influence: 'The Spanish Rhapsody' and 'The Spanish Hour'.

This edition, which can be used for recitals and exams, will enlighten Saxophone players.

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) is a French composer is really famous for his Impressionist contributions. He wrote numerous pieces, including 'Daphnis and Chloé' and the famous 'Bollero'.

ISBN: 9790046176791
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 05 April 2014
No of pages: 8
Language: English, French
Catalogue No: AL17679

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