Tomasi, Henri Printemps

Woodwind Sextets (Wind Sextet)

  • Tomasi, Henri

    Printemps [1111-1, alto sax]

    20th century. French composer. For standard 1111-1 wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn) plus alto sax. Printemps (Spring) by Henri Tomasi is a wind sextet for Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Horn and Bassoon. This book includes the score for each instrument and the conductors score. Lasting 9 and a half minutes, this melodious piece is divided into three main parts and finishes on a Scherzando section. These three pieces musically describe the flirting process of birds in Spring. 1. R‚veil des oiseaux / Birds wake up 2. Chant damour / Love song 3. Danse des oiseaux / Dance of the birds This piece is very difficult to play for all instruments involved, but simultaneously really nice and challenging. Henri Tomasi also composed a variety of concerti for Alto Saxophone and for Trombone, as well as some ballades." -the publisher
    • Category: Woodwind Sextets (Wind Sextet)
    • Item: 127940
    • Grade/Level: Grade 6 - Advanced
    • Price: $64.30

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