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Folk Roots for Alto Saxophone
Includes CD

£16.99

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM exam syllabus
Grades:
2, 4

From the Publisher

In this timeless new collection, Hywel Davies presents eleven fresh interpretations of traditional British folk-tunes together with five complementary folk-inspired original compositions for developing saxophonists to learn, enjoy and perform.Ideally suited for students of grade 1-3 standard, these progressive albums also contain helpful notes describing the lyrical character, content and inspiration behind each piece, equipping players to give informed, authentic and stylish performances.A superb CD of performances, backing tracks, and slowed-down backing tracks for practice is included. Hywell Davies is an award-winning composer, arranger and creative artist. His works have been performed on five continents and broadcast on three.

Difficulty guide: 1-3
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).

Contents

  • Blackbirds and Thrushes
  • Priddy Fair
  • The Watchet Sailor
  • Wraggle Taggle
  • The Ploughboy
  • Adieu
  • Fanny Blair
  • It's A Rosebud in June
  • Farewell, Nancy
  • Song
  • The Miller of the Dee
  • Whistling Song
  • The trees they do grow so high
  • When the boat comes in (Dance ti' thy Daddy)
  • Milonga
  • Hornpipe

Item Details

Instrumentation

  • Part 1: Alto Saxophone
  • Part 2: Piano
Category: Alto Sax Albums with Backing Tracks
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH12953
Our Stock Code: 1373424
Media Type: Paperback (46 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD