Royal Fireworks Music, Overture (Saxophone Quartet, AATB)

George Frideric Handel
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
11 minutes
Classical music
Quartet (Alto Saxophone)
Instrumental parts
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The Overture to Handel's Royal Fireworks Music is here arranged for saxophone quasrtet (2 alto saxes, tenor sax, and bari sax).

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