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

Clair De Lune

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

Nocturne Op.9 No.2

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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