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Intermediate Alto Sax Solos, Vol. II (Vincent Abato)

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Alto saxophone
Instrumental Solo Part and CD. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD4114).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD4114

ISBN 1596155922. Soloist: Vincent Abato, alto saxophone; Accompaniment: Harriet Wingreen, piano.

Vincent Abato of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra takes you further into the repertoire for intermediate alto saxophone; listen to this master perform each piece, read his suggestions on performance and interpretation; then you step in and hone your skills with a professional accompanist!

Includes a high-quality printed solo part containing the solo part, annotated with performance suggestions; and a compact disc with complete versions (with soloist) followed by piano accompaniments to each piece, minus the soloist.

  • Suite in D Major: Air  Performed by J.S. Bach (transcr. Leeson)
  • Sonata No. 5: III. Allegro assai  Performed by Giovanni Platti (transcr. Richard Hervig)
  • Sonatina (transcribed from the Sonata for Piano in C major, KV545)  Performed by W.A. Mozart (transcr. Webb)
  • Canzonetta, Op. 6  Performed by Alfredo D'Ambrosio (arr. Herman A. Hummel)
  • Pictures at an Exhibition: 'The Old Castle'  Performed by Modest Mussorgsky (ed. Larry Teal)
  • Cinq Danses Exotiques: III. Mambo (Allegrissimo)  Performed by Jean Francaix
  • Cinq Danses Exotiques: IV. Samba lenta (Tranquillo)  Performed by Jean Francaix
  • Cinq Danses Exotiques: V. Merengue (Vivo con spirito)  Performed by Jean Francaix
  • Cinq Danses Exotiques: V. Merengue (Vivo con spirito) (slow practice version)  Performed by Jean Francaix