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Excerpts in Context

At the request of instructors at Juilliard, Mannes College and Manhattan School of Music, the following excerpts have been arranged for three bassoons and are sold as a collection:

-Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
-Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 4
-Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 6
-Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 9
-Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
-Brahms: Symphony Nr. 3
-Brahms: Piano Concerto Nr. 1
-Brahms: Violin Concerto
-Donizetti: l'Elisir d'amore
-Mendelssohn: Scherzo / Midsummer Night's Dream
-Mozart: Symphony Nr. 35
-Mozart: Symphony Nr. 41
-Mozart: Cosi fan tutte
-Mozart: Marriage of Figaro / Overture
-Ravel: Bolero
-Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
-Stravinsky: Firebird
-Stravinsky: Pulcinella
-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
-Tchaikovsky: Symphony Nr. 4
-Tchaikovsky: Symphony Nr. 5
-Tchaikovsky: Symphony Nr. 6
-Verdi: Aïda
-Wagner: Tannhäuser / Overture

as well as the following contrabassoon excerpts:

-Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 5
-Brahms: Symphony Nr. 1
-Brahms: Symphony Nr. 3
-Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn
-Haydn: Die Schöpfung
-Mahler: Symphony Nr. 9
-Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye
-Ravel: Concerto pour la main gauche
-Strauss: Tod und Verklärung

Knowing what is happening in the orchestra during important excerpts is key to building a proper interpretation. These trios allow the student to hear what is happening without the need of an entire orchestra. One bassoon plays the excerpt, while the other two play the orchestral parts.

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