Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly (1903)
Giaccomo Puccini, (1858 – 1924)
Saxophone Choir/Saxophone Octet
solo soprano or alto sax with sax choir
Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly, by Puccini, arranged for solo soprano or alto sax with saxophone choir. This transcription of Puccini’s Humming Chorus is for Solo Soprano or Alto Saxophone with Saxophone Septet SAATTBBs. Although the lead part is intended as a solo part, if the ensemble is large enough, it could easily by played by several players. Parts included with this arrangement are as follows:
Full Ensemble Score
Solo Soprano Sax
Solo Alto Sax (Solo Soprano Double)
Soprano Sax (ensemble)
Alto Sax 1-2
Tenor Sax 1-2
- The range for each saxophone part is shown below.
- Audio and score excerpts are available above.
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Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. His operas include La Boheme, Tosca, Turandot, and Madame Butterfly.