Nostalgic Music for Alto Sax


A collection of nostalgic pieces for Alto Sax in Eb with piano accompaniment. Easy to Advanced Level

1.   Beethoven  -  Fur Elise (alto)




Fur Elise (alto)


2.   Holst  -   Jupiter from the Planets (theme)




Jupiter from the Planets (theme)


3.   Danny Boy


"Danny Boy" is a popular ballad written by English songwriter Frederic Weatherly and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry Air". It is most closely associated with Irish communities but interestingly Weatherly himself never set foot in Ireland.



Danny Boy


4.   Elgar  -  Nimrod from Enigma Variations




Nimrod from Enigma Variations


5.   Satie  -  3 Gymnopedies no.1




3 Gymnopedies no.1


6.   Vivaldi  -  Winter from the Four Seasons 2nd movement




Winter from the Four Seasons 2nd movement


7.   Ravel  -  Pavane pour une infante defunte




Pavane pour une infante defunte


8.   Debussy  -  Clair De Lune
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Clair De Lune
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9.   Handel  -  Largo from Xerxes


This piece comes from Xerxes - an opera seria in three acts. The opening aria, "Ombra mai fu", sung by Xerxes to a tree, is set to one of Handel's best-known melodies, and is often played in an orchestral arrangement, known as Handel's "Largo".
It is often performed at solemn occasions such as funerals and weddings.

Handel, George Frideric




Largo from Xerxes


10.   Mahler  -  Adagietto from Symphony No.5




Adagietto from Symphony No.5


11.   Chopin  -  Nocturne Op.9 No.2
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Nocturne Op.9 No.2
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12.   Rachmaninoff  -  Theme from Piano Concerto No. 2 2nd movement




Theme from Piano Concerto No. 2 2nd movement


13.   Wagner  -  Siegfried Idyll




Siegfried Idyll


14.   Debussy  -  Reverie
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Reverie
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