Hywel Davies presents 10 fresh arrangements of traditional British folk tunes as well as 6 folk-inspired compositions of his own, for Eb (alto) saxophone + piano accompaniment. Notes on each piece in English, French & German.
Arranged in order of difficulty, the pieces in this album are suitable for beginner to intermediate players. The CD contains complete recordings of the pieces as well as complete accompanying parts which have also been recorded in a slower version for rehearsal purposes. Set for ABRSM Examination 2018-21 & Trinity Examination 2017-21 Alto Saxophone Grade 4 (List A / Group A: Hornpipe)
Davies - Adieu; Hornpipe; Milonga; Priddy Fair; Song; Whistling Song
Trad. arr. Davies - Blackbirds & Thrushes (English); Fanny Blair (English); Farewell, Nancy (English); It's a rosebud in June (Somerset); Miller of the Dee, The; Ploughboy, The; Trees they do grow so high, The; Watchet Sailor, The (English); When the Boat comes in (Dance ti' thy Daddy); Wraggle Taggle (Scottish/English)