Choro Duetos, V.2
Número de Páginas: 42
All songs are arranged with the melody on the left page and the counterpoint on the right hand page so that two performers will be able to read together the two voices. To begin with we wrote the flute (in C, to be played one octave higher) and the tenor sax (in B flat, sounding an octave below, naturally) scores; so they become the reference for all the transpositions made. They were also ordered in three versions, each with 12 songs and their melodies and counterpoints. The first version (in the body of the book) is in C, for non-transposing instruments, with the melody in the treble clef and the counterpoint in the bass clef. The two other versions attached, in B flat and in E flat, are for the transposing instruments. In the scores in E flat, in some melodies in B flat and the counterpoint in C we made some adaptations in the octaves, or a few changes of notes related to the original melodies, due to the different ranges of the instruments to be used with this book. This work can be enjoyed by a wide range of musical instruments. Besides the flute, the mandolin, the violin, the piano, the accordion and the oboe (C instruments that read the treble clef), the cello, the piano,...