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Cuban Overture

saxophone ensemble edition

Composed by: George Gershwin
Arranged by: Claire Tomsett
Genres: Classical, Jazz, Latin, World/Ethnic
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Cuban Overture

Description

This rich tone-poem was composed by Gershwin following a two-week holiday in Havana in 1932. It's combination of Caribbean and Cuban rhythms make this an exciting and sophisticated work.
This arrangement was originally written for and premiered by the National Saxophone Choir.
The percussion parts are optional, but clearly preferable!
*UPDATE* We have now added a Sopranino (alternative to S1), and optional Alto 3, Tenor 3 and Bass Saxophone to to the parts bundles.

Instrumentation

s/sno s a a (a) t t (t) b b (bs) (timp) (snare) (bass drum) (cym) (cabasa)

Duration

8 min

Other Editions

Cuban Overture is also available in the following editions:

Cat Ref:
467
Difficulty:
D
Availability:
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