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Carl Fischer Ayres (for Soprano Saxophone and Piano)
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Katherine Hoover chose to arrange three Elizabethan lute songs by English Renaissance composer John Dowland for soprano saxophone after she heard the...Click To Read More About This Product
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Elizabethan melodies for soprano saxophone.
Katherine Hoover chose to arrange three Elizabethan lute songs by English Renaissance composer John Dowland for soprano saxophone after she heard the instrument played in a cathedral and was struck by its beautiful vocal quality. From the composer: "I have treated [these songs] in somewhat varying ways; counterpoint in the first, some variations in the second, and rhythmic play in the last, always being informed by the original song and/or words. These songs were commonly called Airs, or ˜Ayres,' in the spelling of the time." Songs included are "I Can She Excuse My Wrongs," "Weep No More Sad Fountains," and "Fine Knacks for Ladies." For advanced players.
- Instrumentation: soprano saxophone, piano