Classical Duets For Alto Sax is a one of a kind collection dedicated to the young musician. This Santorella Publication features an assortment of classics specifically chosen for their range and playability. Derived from the original piano masterworks of many great composers, these light classical pieces are magnificently transcribed examples of creative genius.
Classical Duets For Alto Sax published by Santorella Publications is edited and arranged in accommodating keys for the advanced beginner and graded to the intermediate level. Every piece is a potential sight reading exercise and highly recommended for daily practice sessions.
The accompanying CD is recorded in a music minus one fashion by studio musicians. The student can easily isolate one track and actually play along with Mark Hollingsworth, one of the most successful reed players in Los Angeles today. Classical Duets from Santorella is also available for trumpet, clarinet, flute, trombone or violin.
Song titles include: Minuet (From, Minuet in G) German Dance (No. 3 From, Twelve German Dances) Minuet (From, Minuet in Bb) Haydn, Promenade Gretchaninov A Little Piece Schumann Song Without Words Jadassohn Minuet J.S. Bach Bouree (From, Water Music) Handel Berceuse (Op. 2, No. 5) Nevin Sonatina Andre Le Petit Rien Couperin The Poor Orphan Schumann Enchanted Garden Volkmann The Clock (Op. 62, No. 2) Kullak Carefree Turk Symphony No. 40 (Theme from the First Movement) Mozart Allegretto C.P.E. Bach Pastorale Burgmuller Carnival Couperin The Chromatic Polka Kohler Spinning Song (Op. 14, No. 4) Elmenreich Cradle Song (Op. 62, No. 5) Kullak
About Mark Hollingsworth
Mark Hollingsworth began studying music at five years of age. His background includes both classical and jazz training. After high school Mark won a scholarship from Berklee College of Music in Boston and graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a major in woodwind performance.
Mark has over fifteen years experience as a studio musician in Los Angeles recording for movies, albums, television broadcasts and numerous jingles as well as cartoons for Warner Brothers and Walt Disney. He has also performed in concerts with a wide range of artists including Quincy Jones, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Donna Summer and Manhattan Transfer to name a few.
Some of Marks most significant accomplishments include memorable television appearances with Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Michael Bolton and Michael McDonald . He has worked on numerous recordings with Tom Petty, Luther Vandross, U2, the Library of Congress and soundtracks for the Ren & Stimpy show. Marks musical breadth also includes skills on an extensive collection of flutes from around the world.
For more information about Mark Hollingsworth visit: www.windshoremusic.com.