The Soulful and The Perpetual

For Alto Saxophone and Piano

Chen Yi

Solo Part with Piano Reduction
Performing Ensemble: Alto Saxophone with Piano
Item Number: 114-41535
Number of Pages: 28
Duration: 10:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

A commission by Jessica Heller Knopf resulted in the new Chen Yi concert work for alto saxophone in two diametrically opposed movements. “The Soulful” is lyrical with moving and gripping melodies, while “The Perpetual” uses perpetual motion to symbolize consistence and perseverance. Knopf gave the premiere at the 2012 World Saxophone Congress, and the performance is available on YouTube. For advanced performers. Dur.: 10'

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Commission Commissioned by Jessica Heller Knopf


I. The Soulful
II. The Perpetual