Music sheet / Partition : Sonatina for alto saxophone and piano by richard e brown

Grade 4 - Duration 8:30 1. Allegro - sonata-allegro - F minor 2. Adagio cantabile - theme and variations - A-flat major 3. Allegro con spirito - abridged sonata-rondo - F minor This piece is one of a series of 13 sonatinas for wind instruments and piano. These sonatinas all are in traditional style and, as the name would suggest, closely follow sonata form on a somewhat smaller scale. But that only refers to length, not difficulty level. They are not beginner material, all being in the grade 4 - 5 range of difficulty.

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Richard Brown Sonatina
for Alto Saxophone Piano
About Composition…
As would expected from title, Sonatina Alto Saxophone Piano closely followssonata form somewhat smaller scale. Tonality important part sonata form, thiscomposition, tonal relationships within between movements based thirds.The tempi, form, keys movements follows:
I. Allegro sonata-allegro minorII. Adagio cantabile theme variations majorIII. Allegro spirito abridged sonata-rondo minor
There number thematic connections between movements: prominent minor 6thleap solo voice which appears every movement, well recurring Phrygian supertonicin piano accompaniment; theme second movement based inversion thefirst movement's second subject, rondo theme related well. Most these obviousto casual listener, give degree thematic unity composition. Grade Duration: 8:30
About Composer…
Richard Brown been active composer-arranger music educator many years.His training includes degrees composition from Florida State University, wellas music education from Central College. principal composition studies were withCarlisle Floyd, John Boda, Charles Carter. member ASCAP, represented thecatalogs several publishers. output includes numerous works concert band orchestra,instrumental solos ensembles,church music, piano solos, scores ballet, opera, andmusical theater.
Having taught public schools Iowa, Texas, Mexico, Oregon, Washington,Dr. Brownnow lives Puget Sound area, where composer-in-residence with Shoreline ConcertBand. Retired from teaching, often found mountains indulging other passions,hiking climbing.

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Sonatina for Alto Saxophone and Piano