Reverie, Op. 24

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Composer: Alexander Glazunov
Arranger: R. Stevens
Ensemble: Solo Saxophone and Piano
Format: Score (9x12, 12pp) and Parts (9x12, 4pp)
Length: 3 min.
Difficulty: Grade 3 - 4 (Moderately difficult)
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Reverie, Op. 24 (1890)

Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)

Solo Saxophone and Piano

Reverie, Op. 24 by Alexander Glazunov arranged for Solo Saxophone and Piano. Originally for horn and piano, this short, romantic work was written when Glazunov was a student. Beloved by horn players, Reverie, Op. 24 offers long lyrical phrases and a lush, romantic melody that translates well to the saxophone.

This arrangement of Reverie, Op. 24 is for Solo Saxophone and Piano. Parts for E-flat alto sax and B-flat tenor sax are included. It is in the original key of D flat. Rhythmically straightforward. Very chromatic. Slow tempo in 3/4 throughout with brief stringendo section.

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Reverie, Op. 24 by Alexander Glazunov. Solo alto and tenor saxophone ranges

About the Composer

Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (10 August [O.S. 29 July] 1865 – 21 March 1936) was a Russian composer, music teacher, and conductor of the late Russian Romantic period. Glazunov was well-known for his conservative, classic compositions. He first studied music with Balakirev, and later with Rimsky-Korsakov. They both influenced and promoted his first successful symphony, Op.5, 1881, which he composed at age 16. His various compostions led to his fame in Russia as well as in internationally by age 21.

In addition to serving as Director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory he composed a great deal of music including symphonies, ballets, opera, and chamber music. Saxophone players know him for his Concerto, Op. 109. He left Russia in 1928 for Paris. He died there in 1936. At his request, he was interned in the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Cemetery in St. Petersburg.

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Alexander Glazunov. Composer of Reverie, Op. 24, arranged for alto or tenor sax solo and piano

Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (10 August [O.S. 29 July] 1865 – 21 March 1936) was a Russian composer, music teacher, and conductor of the late Russian Romantic period. Glazunov was well-known for his conservative, classic compositions. He first studied music with Balakirev, and later with Rimsky-Korsakov. They both influenced and promoted his first successful symphony, Op.5, 1881, which he composed at age 16. His various compostions led to his fame in Russia as well as in internationally by age 21.

In addition to serving as Director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory he composed a great deal of music including symphonies, ballets, opera, and chamber music. Saxophone players know him for his Concerto, Op. 109. He left Russia in 1928 for Paris. He died there in 1936. At his request, he was interned in the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Cemetery in St. Petersburg.

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