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No Bailes Más! (Dance No More) arr. saxophone quartet


In this arrangement for saxophone quartet the specified instruments are soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. The score is formatted as a one document pdf file with individual parts for the four saxophones appended to the full score. Ignacio Cervantes was a Cuban composer born in the capital city of Havana in 1847. He had piano lessons with Louis Moreau Gottschalk before travelling to Paris to further his music studies with Charles Valentin Alkan amongst others. This piece originates as a piano solo in the key of Eb which is the sounding key of this realisation playing at a tempo of 88 quarter note (crotchet) beats to the minute. Many performers play through the piece twice although no repeat signs are indicated in the score. Much of Cervantes piano music is well suited to being played by a variety of instrument combinations as they are well crafted and have great musical appeal. The habanera rhythmic shape also features strongly in this sunny piece.





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