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Nicoles Gigue: Medium: For Alto Saxophone and Keyboard Glen Gillis

Nicoles Gigue: Medium: For Alto Saxophone and Keyboard

Glen Gillis

Published June 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781554726721
Paperback
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 About the Book 

Nicoles Gigue was written for the daughter of the composer. The piece, for alto saxophone with piano, is modal, based on an aeolian scale. The Gigue is in a typical 6/8 meter with a scottish snap. The slow middle section in 4/4, is based on aMoreNicoles Gigue was written for the daughter of the composer. The piece, for alto saxophone with piano, is modal, based on an aeolian scale. The Gigue is in a typical 6/8 meter with a scottish snap. The slow middle section in 4/4, is based on a quote from Nicoles Aria as well as the second theme of the first section of this piece. With the return of the dance, the piano accompaniment is embellished to provide more energy leading up to the coda.