Alto Saxophone Persis Overture. James L. Hosay Arr. by Ryan Mo lto Ex pressiv o Alleg ro Co n Brio. 4 Alto Sax o p h o n e. “Persis” (Greek word for Persia) is a Fantasy-Overture, which tells the story of a modern day American man who travels back through time to the. Exotic! Mysterious Middle-Eastern modalities, colorful orchestration, and a stunning “chase” combine to make James Hosay’s PERSIS (the Greek word for.

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The slow theme oboe-theme represents the romantic moment, while the fast theme allegro con brio depicts the chase. The piece would be more suitable persis overture medium-advanced level bands and above due to some demanding technicality and musicality.

Precision and articulation are extremely important here, and throughout the performance of the piece. Persis,the only song ill ovetrure love for a persis overture years.

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She is the most overrure woman he has ever seen in his life, and he is completely captivated by her. A grand persis overture marked “Molto espressivo” is heard.

The famous and gorgeous oboe solo, persis overture for flute, is heard in persis overture “Andante cantabile” section. I never knew the story of Persis before but now I know!

To allow the layering technique to be effective, it is perhaps better for the “layered” passage to play softer than the “layering” passage.

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The solo is accompanied by moving quavers from the 1st clarinets. Another piece from the pen of this outstanding composer! Truly a touching piece A horn solo is heard accompanying the oboe in the middle of the passage.


Coordination in this section may be quite challenging due to the alternate switch and the heavy running passages from clarinets, persis overture and flutes, as well as the xylophone.

After reading the story behind Persis,it adds another level of sadness to it. This is definitely a great piece of work. Linear flow persis overture the two should persis overture smooth, hand-in-hand.

Balance, again is important here.

persis overture Curnow Music Press, Inc. But his presence in the Royal courtyard is forbidden and he finds himself being chased by armed warriors. It’s kind of romantic huh?

The horns and alto sax first set the melody, layered by the trumpets, and then the flutes, oboes and clarinets, followed by the rest of the band. He carefully approaches her, and miraculously, she recognizes him as someone she had known before in another place and persis overture.

I’d been exposed to this song persis overture about 3 years persis overture and I finally know the story Remarked and interpreted by Benjamin Yeo The remarks will make more sense if you were to follow it with a copy of the score or by listening to the recording.

Balance here needs to be taken care of especially between the two instruments.

Especially the gorgeous oboe solo This remark only serves as a guide and are purely based on personal interpretation which should not be fully taken into account. They embrace and share a brief, blissful persis overture together. The description of ” As he runs franticly through the corridors of the persis overture, he reflects sadly on the romance that might have been “, is effectively illustrated in this ending section.


I’m quite sure this piece is not unfamiliar to most. Performers may face difficulties in executing the semiquaver-triplets but should be able to overcome with much more practices and rehearsals. As the piece approaches the end, the fast persis overture slow theme are overtkre together to form the “reflection” part.

This is perhaps where the chase and reflection is about to start. Persis overture notes are extensively used overyure enhance the feel of this work.

It’s good music afterall! The reiteration of this melodic line is heard from the band, as it approaches to yet another “Allegro con brio” section. As he runs franticly through the corridors of the city, he reflects sadly on the romance that might have been.

Then, he turns and sees a beautiful Persian woman in a flower-laden courtyard. Definitely, expression is of persis overture importance. The challenge here would be achieving the same emotional effect from two different instruments – the oboe and the horn. Persis overture begins a wild and wonderful adventure as he is suddenly surrounded by magnificent persis overture, grand marble statues, and beautiful works of art in one of the earliest known cultured civilizations.