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An analysis of Paul Creston’s Sonata for E-flat alto saxophone and piano. URL to cite or link to: Paul Creston was an Italian American composer of classical music. Born in New York City to He also wrote a suite () and a sonata (op. 19, ) for alto saxophone and piano (both dedicated to Cecil Leeson), as well as a suite for. The Sonata For Alto Saxophone and Piano Op. 19 is one of the most popular termed this idea as meter-as-measure, and is central to Creston’s rhythmic.

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Go Pro Upload Log In. Link to this page Embed on your site. First presented to the public: He died in Poway, Californiaa suburb of San Diego [6]. URL to cite or link to: AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Your download has started. Paul Creston ‘s Sonata for saxophone and piano, Op. At the present time there are three recordings of the sonata available. I have the piece in the Eb key Try again J1r3h worked hard on this score. Choose where you want to share: Give a small token of appreciation!

Why am I seeing this? Several of his works have become staples of the wind band repertoire. He also wrote a suite and a sonata op. His work tends to be fairly conservative in style, with a strong rhythmic element. With the limited number of commercial recordings of serious saxophone music available, it is quite an honor that this piece be recorded three times. In Marco Ciccone had done a version for saxophone and orchestra of the Sonata op.


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The Suite for Saxophone, completed in is harmonically more complex but does not seem to have the longer melodic lines found in the sonata. Views Read Edit View history. Chreston, Shekon, Lunde, Leszczynski, Lennon. It was not until five years after his marriage that he thought seriously of: It seems you transposed it from the original score, and thought it was written in Eb in deed it was in concert toneeaxophone concert tone, thus freston finally sounds a sixth higher than what it was supposed to be.

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Sonata Op by Paul Creston sheet music for Piano, Alto Saxophone download free in PDF or MIDI

He taught at Central Washington State College from Movement 1 is marked “With vigor” and is appropriately filled with vivacious rhythms; short, pointed gestures are balanced against long legato lines, both types of material having been built using Creston ‘s usual richly chromatic, thickly harmonized tonal idiom. The composer was at the piano.

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Recognition came speedily to Creston: The sojata is written for E flat saxophone and has three movements, the headings of which are in common-sense English, as espoused by a handful of American composers in the s and ’40s, rather than the traditional Italian. Try again More of this, please? Rarely does one find a student of the saxophone who has not studied this work.

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It tends to be a bit more contrapuntal than the sonata. Creston has written two other pieces for saxophone. Creston was one of the most performed American composers of the s and s.

Sonata for Saxophone & Piano, Op. 19

The Concerto for Saxophone was completed in and is quite similar to the sonata harmonically, melodically, and rhythmically. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 6 Septemberat His pieces include six symphoniesa number of concertosincluding two for violin[1] one for marimba and orchestra [2] premiered by Ruth Stuberone for one piano, one for two pianosone for accordion and one for alto saxophone the latter dedicated to Cecil Leeson[3] a fantasia for trombone and orchestra composed for and premiered by Robert Marstellerand a Rapsodie again for alto saxophone – written for Jean-Marie Londeix.

The Cambridge companion to the saxophone at Google Bookspages 55, In the finale, a wonderfully greasy central melodic episode marked “smooth” slows things down for a while. Share on facebook twitter tumblr.

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OK, I agree No, give me more info. This piece was completed in and first performed on February 15, in New York by Cecil Leeson, who commissioned the sonata.

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