Caprice et variations (Arban, Jean-Baptiste)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Adolphe Sax, n.d.[1861]. Plate A.S.28.
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General Information

Work Title Caprice et variations
Alternative. Title Caprice et variations pour saxophone alto mi
Composer Arban, Jean-Baptiste
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJA 120
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 (Andantino, theme, and 3 variations):
  • Andantino (B major)
  • Theme. Andante moderato (E major)
  • Var.1: Allegro moderato (E major)
  • Var.2 (E major)
  • Var.3: Piu lentp (E major)
First Publication. 1861
Copyright Information Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France :
50e année, 2e série, Nº 14, 6 Avril 1861, p.173, reg.645.
Dedication à son ami Adolphe Sax (1814–1894)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation alto saxophone, piano