Astor Piazzolla: Vuelvo Al Sur 10 Tangos And Other Pieces - Alto Saxophone

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Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Composer: Astor Piazzolla
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
Ten magnificent tangos and other characteristic pieces by the Argentinian master of tango nuevo, skillfully arranged for Alto Sax and Piano (with performance and accompaniment CD) by Hywel Davies.

This volume includes Vuelvo al sur and Los sueños from the soundtrack to the film Sur (Fernando Solanas) and extracts from the incidental music to El sueño de una noche de verano (A Midsummer Night's Dream).

Hywel Davies is a composer, sonic artist, arranger and music editor. His works have been performed on five continents and broadcast on three.

Piano parts to these pieces are available on the accompanying CD/CD-ROM as high-quality PDF files. The CD is compatible with both PC and Mac computers, as well as with most ordinary CD players.

ISBN: 9790060119705
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 16 June 2008
No of pages: 22
Language: English, French, German, Spanish
Catalogue No: M060119705

        Musicroom Reviews

        Auswahl der Stücke von leicht bis mittelschwer.Sehr gut eingespielt von der Begleitung sowohl im Soundtrack als auch in der Begleitung ohne Saxophon.
        Anonymous - (Lorsch, Germany)
        I'm a fan of Piazolla, but I'm disappointed buying this book. The arrangements are badly done. The arranger has transposed the original compositions without thinking about the comfort of the musician: there are too many flats and scharps in the pieces to play.(some have 6 - why didn't he used other keys?)I don't understand this because I have bought other books from this arranger and those are better done. "Ausencias" and "vuelvo al sur" are the best pieces to play.
        Anonymous - (Belgium)
        I would thoroughly recommend Piazzolla, book to add to your repertoire of Grade 5-6 pieces, especially if you enjoy playing along with an accompanying disc. The alto sax is an ideal instrument to bring out the authentic Tango style. If like me, following the piano part helps maintain timing after several bars sax rest, the cd contains high quality pdf's of the piano parts
        Anonymous - (Lockerbie, United Kingdom)

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