Jazzy Opera Classix (for Alto Saxophone). Composed by Various. Arranged by Darren Fellows. For Alto Saxophone. Schott. Book with CD. 36 pages. Schott Music #ED12824. Published by Schott Music (HL.49012966).
ISBN 1902455304. 9x12 inches.
12 favorite opera themes in easy jazzy/pop arrangements, with written out simple improvisations and chord symbols for further improvisation. The book includes the instrumental line only, with chords, but there are piano accompaniments available as PDF files on the CD. Includes notes about each aria.
Contents: Non più andrei (Marraige of Figaro) • La ci darem (Marraige of Figaro) • Soldiers' Chorus (Faust) • Toreador Song (Carmen) • One fine day (Madame Butterfly) • O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi) • Nessun dorma (Turandot) • La donna è mobile (Rigoletto) • Drinking Song (La Traviata) • Grand March (Aida) • Overture (Barber of Seville) • Overture (William Tell).