Indian Melodies for Alto Saxophone (with CD)
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This folio of melodies and ideas gives you a unique chance to explore the structures and tonalities of Indian music with the Alto Saxophone, complete with an invaluable CD of demonstrations.
Beginning with a complete explanation of North and South Indian styles, allowing you to delve deeply into the characteristic approaches of Raga performance and improvisation. Discover the importance of the role of Sol-Fa in Indian music as you tackle a huge variety of ragas, with details of the scales and inflexions that make the Indian style so instantly recognisable.
Furthermore, the pieces are all suitable as GCSE or A-Level performance material, adding a valuable non-western element to your repertoire and vocabulary.
The accompanying CD features recorded performances of all the notated items performed by Kadri Gopalnath.