Danse des Sauvages

Rameau arr. Nigel Wood


Sheet Music

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"Danse des Sauvages" is from the final entrée from Rameau's opéra-ballet "Les Indes galantes" ("The Amorous Indies"), first performed in the Palais-Royale in Paris on 23rd August 1735.
The music sets the scene: the stage showing a grove in a forest in America, on the borders of the French and Spanish colonies, where the ceremony of the Peace Pipe is about to be celebrated.
Edition Notes
This arrangement is scored for a minimum of 9 saxes, but comes with additional optional and alternative parts for larger sax ensembles.
The full instrumentations is as follows:
Sopranino Sax (optional)
Soprano Sax 1
Soprano Sax 2 (alternative to Alto Sax 1)
Alto Sax 2
Alto Sax 3
Tenor Sax 1
Tenor Sax 2
Tenor Sax 3
Baritone Sax 1
Baritone Sax 2
Bass Sax (optional)
Contrabass Sax (optional)
Drum (optional)