Originally written as a chorale, this Beethoven classic, Ode To Joy was the musical theme of the 1998 Summer Olympics. The live global performance conducted by Seiji Ozawa included a 2,000 member chorus in each of five continents. This well known classic theme is performed at a variety of events including weddings, holiday concerts and church services to name a few. This Santorella Publication for alto sax & piano is transcribed by Jonathon Robbins.
Chosen as a required text for many state audition lists and suggested by music educators associated with the highly regarded NYSSMA organization. This best selling Beethoven masterpiece is a recital favorite among countless students and teachers as well as being recognized as a Top 10 featured itemat Tom Lee Music in Hong Kong.