Ferdinand Laub (1832 – 1875)
Alto Sax or Bari Sax Solo with piano
Canzonetta, arranged for alto sax or bari sax solo with piano. Canzonetta is one of many little pieces Ferdinand Laub composed for his violin students. Although technically simple, it does require the full range of the saxophone. This arrangement includes a solo part for Alto or Bari Sax Solo and piano score. If you would like to purchase a Soprano/Tenor Sax part, request it via this contact form.
- The range for each saxophone part is shown below.
- Audio and score excerpts are available above.
- Registered users can download a complete sample score and full length audio file of Canzonetta on the ‘Samples’ tab.
Ferdinand Laub was a Czech violinist and composer, born in Prague. He was a child prodigy – his first public appearance was at the age of 6. At 10 he was a popular performer on the Prague music scene. From 1843-46 he studied at the conservatory there. For the next 20 years he was a touring virtuoso traveling Europe and Russia. Laub was a well-admired violinist, winning awards all over Europe; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky called him “the best violinist of our time”.