"Moonlight Saxonata" Classical Crossover. For Alto Sax, Tenor Sax and Piano

By L.V.Beethoven, arr. Grant Horsley

Saxophone duet

Intermediate difficulty

Includes score and parts

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Beethoven's famous Moonlight Sonata (1st mvt) has been given a new treatment here for Alto Sax, Tenor Sax and Piano. I have arranged it in concert D minor from the original C sharp minor to make it more user friendly. It sits it a steady 2/2 time It has been given an almost rhythmic ostinato in the piano to give it a modern twist. Some areas revert back to the classical nature of the original for variety within. The range of the saxophones is roughly 2 octaves and the tenor has slightly more work than the alto. It has a large dynamic range and is 4 minutes in length.I have listed it as Intermediate but the youtube clip gives you the full score so you can assess the suitability. Its is intended as a classical crossover showpiece for concerts, recitals, contests or simply something different to add to the repertoire.

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Title: "Moonlight Saxonata" Classical Crossover. For Alto Sax, Tenor Sax and Piano

Ensemble: Saxophone duet

Composer: L.V.Beethoven

Arranger: Grant Horsley

Difficulty: Intermediate

Includes score: Yes

Includes parts: Yes

SKU: PS-9073134-D

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