12 MELANCHOLIC WALTZES for Saxophone & Piano

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
15 minutes
Classical music
Solo instrument + piano (Alto Saxophone)
Instrumental parts

This is a Saxophone & Piano transcription of the TWELVE MELANCHOLIC WALTZES for piano 43a (15') composed in Moscow 1985. For many the work has been existed as "Seven Melancholic Waltzes", but in 2004 after the hearing of the excellent performance of it by the Dutch Saxophonist Filip Davidse I decided to coplete the cycle. The pieces are arranged as the seasons: each of them corresponds to a month. 1. New Year 2. Reverie 3. March Elegy 4. Mechanical Ballerina 5. Waltz-Caprice 6. Return 7. Summer Walk 8. A Dreamy Lady 9. The Old Boatswain 10. Parting 11. Festive Evening 12. December Elegy

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