Fairy Tales, Histórias da carochinha (1919)
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 – 1959)
SATB Saxophone Quartet
Fairy Tales by Villa-Lobos, arranged for SATB saxophone quartet. Fairy Tales or Histórias da Carochinha is a small suite Villa-Lobos composed for piano. This arrangement is for SATB Saxophone Quartet. Heitor Villa-Lobos was from Brazil. He was one of the leading Latin American composers of the 20th century. His music combines Brazilian folk melody and rhythm with western forms. The suite consists of four short movements:
- In the Enchanted Palace
- The Courtesy of the Little Prince
- And the Shepherd Boy Sang
- And the Little Princess Danced
The Saxophone Quartet SATB arrangement of Histórias da Carochinha is complete and in the original keys.
- The range for each saxophone part is shown below.
- Audio and score excerpts are available above.
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