Cavalleria rusticana – Intermezzo sinfonico by P. Mascagni (arranged for saxophone ensemble)

P. Mascagni
Cavalleria rusticana – Intermezzo sinfonico
(arranged for saxophone ensemble)
Opus 12
Released date: 2023
ISBN 9 790803 760331



Pietro Mascagni’s “Intermezzo Sinfonico” from “Cavalleria Rusticana” serves as a poignant pause in the opera’s dramatic narrative. In this reflective interlude, Mascagni uses the evocative power of music to explore deep human emotions. Its simplicity is its strength, delivering a dialogue of hope and despair, encapsulated in a beautifully haunting melody. As you listen, allow this timeless piece to transport you into its world of profound emotion and subtle storytelling.

Luca Mozzillo has transcribed this powerful piece for a saxophone ensemble. His interpretation captures the stirring emotions of Mascagni’s work while leveraging the unique tonal richness of the saxophone.

Extracts to download
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