WSMA Contest Number 3421B6, Mozart Sonatina for Alto Sax, Class B
Mozart Sonatina by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Arranged by Jay Ernst. For alto saxophone solo. Alto Saxophone Solo. Grade 3. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.11390).
With a total duration time of 9:20, this contest bestseller features three contrasting movements: I. a spirited Allegro in cut time; II. a beautiful Larghetto in 3/4; and III. a lively Menuetto in 3/4 time. Originally written for three wind instruments around 1783, this is the first of Mozart's six Viennese sonatinas (K439B).