A large selection of famous standards that will have every musician rushing home from work to play. This set of 17 familiar classics will inspire you to play your best, increase your song list, and equip yourself for any musical situation.
Here is a great way to expand your blues playing in every key! Slow tempos for all levels of ability. Try playing some of the tougher keys without looking at the music and see just how fast your ear takes over.
The instrumentation is solo bassoon with 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 B-flat clarinets (that can be doubled or tripled), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 B-flat trumpets, 2 horns in F, tuba, double bass and timpani.
The interval patterns are based on the premise that instrumentalists need to know how intervals look in order to improve sight-reading and technical fluency. The patterns are similar to those in "Bassoon Scales for Reading" and make a useful supplement to it.
Classic Festival Solos offers the advancing instrumentalist an array of materials graded from easy to more challenging. There are different titles for each instrument, and an assortment of musical styles has been included in each book for variety. Many of the solos appear on state contest lists.
This collection for bassoon was personally selected and performed by world-famous performing artist and educator, Leonard Sharrow. On the accompanying CD, the first track features the solo performance with piano accompaniment and the second track is the piano accompaniment only.