Soprano Saxophone part from Scarlatti Sonata K208 for Saxophone Quartet

Composer
D Scarlatti
Duration
6 minutes
Genre
Classical music

K208 is one of the better known of the 500 or so sonatas that Domenico Scarlatti wrote for harpsichord.

This beautiful sonata is now available for Saxophone Quartet in a new edition, arranged by David McKeown. This is a really an accompanied solo for the Soprano Saxophone. The lead part is for an experienced player; slow but lyrical, making demands on the player’s breath and tone control. The other parts are very simple, but again, care must be taken to keep the long note parts in balance and tune with each other. This piece will make a unique and exciting addition to any concert program, amateur or professional. Scarlatti often conceived of his sonatas in pairs, slow then fast, and the perfect partner to this sonata is the fugue sonata K30, also available for Saxophone Quartet on my pages.

You will receive both the score and separte parts for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. A ’Low A Baritone’ is not required.

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