Anvil Chorus (from Il Trovatore)
By Giuseppe Verdi / arr. David Marlatt
Item: 81-SQ1163
UPC: 685462017829
ISBN 10: 1554737818
ISBN 13: 9781554737819
PRICE: $12.00
Series: Eighth Note Publications
Category: Woodwind - Saxophone Quartet
Format: Score & Parts
Instrument: Saxophone
Instrumentation: Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones (SATB or AATB)
Level: Medium
The rousing and well-known "Anvil Chorus" or "Gypsy Chorus" from Verdi's Il Trovatore (The Troubadour) depicts Spanish gypsies striking their anvils at dawn and singing the praises of hard work, good wine, and their gypsy women. This is a flashy piece and everyone gets a good part. (2:40)