Concertino Da Camera, written in by Jacques Ibert , is a small concerto for Alto Saxophone and eleven instruments: Flute, Bassoon, Oboe. Sheet Music - £ - Ibert, Jacques - Concertino Da Camera - MCMXXXV (Alto Saxophone/11 Instruments). The disc also features Marsalis in performances of Jacques Ibert's Concertino da Camera for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra and Darius Milhaud's Le Creation.
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Though he is best known for his jazz recordings, Concertino da camera saxophone has continued to explore classical music at the same time. This straight-ahead jazz set is truly contemporary, completely in the moment, and part-and-parcel with the times in which it was created …The music is as visceral as it comes.
Branford Marsalis has not limited his musical activities to recordings. Concertino da camera saxophone professionally-recorded versions of the cadenza are presented in order to understand the performance history of the cadenza, and to place the Marsalis cadenza into context.
This concertino da camera saxophone culminates in a transcription and analysis of the cadenza as improvised and recorded by Marsalis. The piece was also originally scored for eleven instruments and meant to emulate a small-scale chamber orchestra.
It is common performance practice to double the string parts in order to fill out the orchestral sound while the winds and soloist are playing.
In this performance, we are doubling string parts for this reason.
What sort of unique challenges are presented by the work, especially when performing it with an orchestra? Saxophonists really only get the opportunity to perform with an orchestra in select orchestral pieces or concerti.
Twenty professionally-recorded versions of the cadenza are presented in order to understand the performance history of the cadenza, and to place concertino da camera saxophone Marsalis cadenza into context. This research culminates in a transcription and analysis of the cadenza as improvised and recorded by Marsalis.