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Ave Maria by Franz Schubert, Flute and Alto Saxophone Duet

By Franz Schubert

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Flute, Alto Sax, Woodwind Duet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Arranged by David McKeown. Romantic Period, Sacred, Praise & Worship, General Worship, Wedding. Score. 5 pages. Published by David McKeown (S0.255655).

Item Number: S0.255655

Ave Maria was written by Franz Schubertin 1825 as the sixth song in his song cycle based on Walter Scott’s poem The Lady of the Lake. It is perhapsthe best known of all his melodies, adapted for piano by Franz Liszt, and for orchestra many times since. It is often sungwith the Latin lyrics of the Catholic hymn of the same name and has been heardeverywhere from the Disney movie Fantasia to the funeral of J.F. Kennedy. This version is arrangedas a duet for one Flute and one Alto Saxophone.

Musicians at an intermediate level and above willfind this ideal for formal and informal performances. Both parts play themelody. The overall performance time is around four and a half minutes. The sample recording is from the Clarinet and Alto Saxophone version of this duet. The full length youtube performance is of the Clarinet version.

Teachers will enjoy using this arrangement as a fun way to helpwith phrasing and expressive playing. The rhythms are straightforward thoughthere are extended triplet quaver arpeggios which will pose a challenge forfinger coordination and breathing.

Thereare many more top quality arrangements and compositions by David McKeown foryou to browse at

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