Sheet Music – £ – A jazz sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano. In printed sheet music format. Composed in by German Jew Erwin Schulhoff, the Hot-Sonate is a delicious hybrid work fusing jazz and modernism from the early twentieth century. Erwin Schulhoff: Hot-Sonate For Alto Saxophone And Piano (Alto Saxophone, Piano Accompaniment, Erwin Schulhoff, Schott Music, Books, 30, ED) en- GB.
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His persecution and ostracism by the National Socialists led to his being forgotten for a time, though in recent decades the extraordinary quality of his music has been rediscovered.
When fascism rose in Germany he joined the Communist Party and even became a Soviet citizen. It is both acid and dark, blending with the soprano saxophone tone, and its three movements Elegy, Scherzo, Lamentation show a refined style reaching its peak. These miniatures by Pierre Max Dubois, original pieces for schulyoff, are small exotic interludes with humorous accents that take us on a round-the-world trip: Music for Saxophone and Piano from the 20th Century.
By that time the English word “Hot” had become a synonym for jazz and this saxophone sonata is thoroughly hot both in that sense and in the expressive, gritty quality of many of its jazz elements.
The third movement is the only one with a musical direction the others all have just metronome markings. Few European composers of the s and s embraced jazz and added its features to his osnate style as whole-heartedly as Erwin Schulhoff, born in Prague in He was an exceptional improviser even in classical music and even more so in jazz.
The Hot-Sonata is published here for the first-ever time in an Urtext edition. Braving the prohibitions imposed by the Soviet regime, the composer takes inspiration from the language of jazz in the final movement, producing a work of impressive virtuosity. Introspection Late Night Partying.
Erwin Schulhoff — was one of the most original personalities on the music scene of the early 20th century. Composed in by German Jew Erwin Schulhoff, the Hot-Sonate is a delicious hybrid work fusing jazz and modernism from the early twentieth century. Leonard for soprano or tenor saxophone.
It eliminates numerous mistakes found in the first edition that had been reprinted up to the present day. Genre Chamber Music Classical.
Wonate brief second movement has riff-like figures for saxophone while the texture is held together by a syncopated piano part. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.
Schulhoff, Erwin – Hot-Sonata (Alto Saxophone & Piano)
In it a number of especially high passages can be found in the saxophone part which Schulhoff later simplified for the print edition. Chamber Music with Wind Instruments. Our edition makes this hitherto unknown first version available schulhpff the first time in an ossia staff. He is an acknowledged expert in this repertoire and in the history of the saxophone, especially its history in s Berlin.
Solo and Ensemble Works, Vol. Sonata in C minor, RV 53, trans.
Sonata for alto saxophone & piano “Hot-Sonata”
All the relevant sources were consulted for this edition: Share on facebook twitter tumblr. A Berlin radio station commissioned this work. Paul Hindemith — Sonata for viola op. Finale mit Variationen This famous fantasy-sonata with its sublime lyricism and charming themes and variations, composed for the viola inadapts perfectly to the warm sound of the schulhodf in a dense and subtle dialogue between the two instruments.
It was inspired by jazz, Dada, atonal music and socialist realism. Streams Videos All Posts. The opening hkt is a lyrical one, in rhapsodic form, a kind of jazz club-ballad style.
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About the Classical Saxophone. Composed in the style of Albeniz during his years at the Conservatory in Moscow, this piece uses almost parodic tango accents. From Moscow to Chicago. It is dedicated to his wife, ballerina Maiya Plisetskaya, for whom he also later wrote two tangos for the stage.
The work was premiered by Berlin Funkstunde AG radio station in This is “Lamentuoso ma molto grotesco.