Folk Roots for Tenor Saxophone and Piano
Arranged by Hywel Davies
Approved Exam Music
Recommended for the following exam grade(s):
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, this progressive album also contains helpful notes describing the lyrical character, content and inspiration behind each piece, equipping players to give informed, authentic and stylish performances.
Accompaniment tracks and slowed-down accompaniment tracks for practice are available to download.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
- Blackbirds and Thrushes
- Priddy Fair
- The Watchet Sailor
- Wraggle Taggle
- The Ploughboy
- Fanny Blair
- It's A Rosebud in June
- Farewell, Nancy
- The Miller of the Dee
- Whistling Song
- The Trees They Do Grow So High
- When The Boat Comes In (Dance ti' thy Daddy)