Few works in the classical saxophonist’s repertoire have enjoyed as much popularity as the Aria by Eugene Bozza. Bozza () wrote this work for alto. Sheet Music – £ – Aria by Eugène Bozza () is a lyrical piece written in for advanced Alto Saxophone players. Eugene Bozza Aria Pour Saxophone Alto Mib Et Piano Alto Saxophone Piano – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.

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This scherzo focuses on the image of clouds and showcases masterful technique on the saxophone.

His father, Umberto Bozza, was a violinist who made his living playing in French casinos along the Mediterranean coast. His compositions can be placed within the Neo-Classicist genre which ari also populated by Darius Milhaud and Igor Stravinsky.

Eugène Bozza

The influx of American and African American soldiers brought new styles and attitudes about music which were assimilated in French villages. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Views Read Edit View history. He composed many of his books of etudes and solo works during this time for students ariq staff at his school. He graduated in with a Professor of Violin diploma.

Since that instrument has fallen to obscurity, this solo is now frequently played on bass trombone or tuba. His work ejgene the metropolitan mentality and he felt the music would be well served in this more pastoral area. Pastorale Provencale” on YouTube His style shows many traditions of French Impressionist school mixed with the fundamental mastery of harmony of Bach.


Influenced heavily by the jazz culture of New Orleansthis piece explores many styles that might be heard walking around the city such as ragtime and dixieland.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: Bozza created a deep repertoire of music for Bassoon. Bozza remains frequently played and recorded today Naxos Music Library lists albums with recordings of his works and a YouTube search for Bozza yields thousands of videos. Another major influence on his compositional style was the result of the cultural infusion which occurred during and following World War I.

Aria, a piece written for Alto Saxophone and Piano, draws inspiration from the works of J. After 5 years of touring Europe with the orchestra, Bozza resigned and returned to the Conservatoire to study conducting with Henri Rabaud. New Orleans for Bass Trombone and Piano is a solo work written in for bass saxhorn.

Eugène Bozza – Wikipedia

Elements of jazz style and harmony are present in many of his works. In Rome, Bozza composed several large-scale works such as his opera Leonidashis Psalmsand the Introduzione and Toccata for piano and orchestra.


He fell ill late in life and died in Nuages for Saxophone Quartet is indicative of the Impressionistic side of Bozza. Written inthis piece comes from his time as the director of the Paris Opera Comique and had the best instrumentalists available to him.

Reference editions such as the Grove Music Dictionary have very short entries or sometimes no entries whatsoever.

Paris ConservatorieP. Most modern writing about his past cites uegene single dissertation, published inby Denise Rogers Rowen about his bassoon music. Bozza also reminds us of the horn’s roots as hunting horns with frequent calls and responses. He divorced Juliette Arnaud in the early s.

His wife once confided that, “In fact, he was haunted by stage fright. Beginning in the mids, Bozza published at least one new work each year until just a few years before his death boozza Bozza’s music has largely been a critical and popular success. Most of his wind music was composed and published during his time in Valenciennes. There are over known published works as well as a wealth of manuscripts.