Bridal March from ’The Birds of Aristophanes’ (Saxophone Octet)

C.H. Parry
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Parry’s musical accompaniment to ’The Birds’ features a majestic Bridal March popular now for weddings, but not popular enough to rule out concert usage.

’The Birds’ was an ancient Greek play by Aristophanes, and Parry wrote for an 1883 staging in Cambridge. A Saxophone Octet carries the weight and glory of this great piece, with a lyrical ability to compliment and contrast.

The 1st Soprano part goes high indeed, but an optional Sopranino part may be purchased if necessary.

Score ID
C.H. Parry
Difficult (Grades 7+)
7 minutes
Classical music

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