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Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Soprano Sax, Woodwind Quartet - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Edward Elgar (1857-1934). Arranged by Diego Marani. Romantic Period, Classical Period, Repertoire, Classroom, Graduation. Score, Set of Parts. 28 pages. Published by Diego Marani (S0.165181).
Item Number: S0.165181
The best known March of the set, it had its premiere in Liverpool on 19 October 1901, with Sir Edward Elgar conducting the Liverpool Orchestral Society. The Trio contains the tune known as "Land of Hope and Glory". In 1902 the tune was re-used, in modified form, for the Land of hope and glory section of his Coronation Ode for King Edward VII. The words were further modified to fit the original tune, and the result has since become a fixture at the Last Night of the Proms, and an English sporting anthem. In the United States, the Trio section "Land of Hope and Glory" of March No. 1 is often known simply as "Pomp and Circumstance" or as "The Graduation March" and is played as the processional tune at virtually all high school and some college graduation ceremonies. It was first played at such a ceremony on 28 June 1905, at Yale University, where the Professor of Music Samuel Sanford had invited his friend Elgar to attend commencement and receive an honorary doctorate of music. Elgar accepted, and Sanford made certain he was the star of the proceedings, engaging the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, the College Choir, the Glee Club, the music faculty members, and New York musicians to perform two parts from Elgar's oratorio The Light of Life and, as the graduates and officials marched out, "Pomp and Circumstance" March No. 1. Elgar repaid the compliment by dedicating his Introduction and Allegro to Sanford later that year. The tune soon became de rigueur at American graduations, used primarily as a processional at the opening of the ceremony.
This arrengement for saxophone quartet includes the following parts: Bb Soprano, Eb Alto, Bb Tenor and Eb Baritone.
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