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Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 1 Balletto

By Ottorino Respighi

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Interchangeable Woodwind Ensemble
Composed by Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936). Arranged by David Marlatt. 5 or More; Masterworks; Solo Small Ensembles; Woodwind Ensemble. Eighth Note Publications. Form: Dance. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Score and Part(s). 60 pages. Duration 2:20. Eighth Note Publications #81-WWE1180. Published by Eighth Note Publications (AP.81-WWE1180).

Item Number: AP.81-WWE1180

ISBN 9781554737161. English.

This famous orchestral piece is now available for an interchangeable woodwind ensemble. Respighi took 17th century lute pieces and arranged them to exploit the colors available to the modern orchestra. This is the first movement of the first suite. The melody flows throughout the ensemble with most parts getting sections to lead. A great piece of chamber music on a concert or recital.

PART 1 - Flute, Oboe, Clarinet.
PART 2 - Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone.
PART 3 - Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, F Horn.
PART 4 - Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone.
PART 5 - Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon. (2:20).

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