Rondo Alla Turk

Rondo Alla Turk
Price:  £29.95(VAT Free)

Rondo Alla Turk has been a popular concert piece for many performers the world over. This is an arrangement I have done for solo xylophone that shows off the technical dexterity of both the piece and the instrument. Starting in a brisk tempo, the soloist performs the main themes of the piece with the major key fanfare-like interludes introducing each new section.

The main melody from the opening returns with an even brighter tempo that takes the soloist into a flamboyant cadenza section. The cadenza section is scored out for the xylophone but the ad-lib marking allows the soloist in true Mozart fashion to improvise (if they wish) the cadenza section which leads into the finale.

The finale brings back the major key motifs from the opening to a coda section that concludes in a breathless flurry from the soloist.

Paul Lovatt-Cooper


Suitable for 3rd section bands and above, soloist grade 8

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Code:  RSPLCRO02
Instrument  Percussion
Product type  Sheet Music
Genre  Solos
Publisher  PLC Music
Composer  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Arranger  Lovatt-Cooper, Paul