Rep List for Classes

Remember YOU are responsible for acquiring any of the Solo literature that you may want to play in class. There is a lot of solo pieces seeing that two of our guest artist are soloist. Please contact TD Ellis at the Music Source.

All of these lists are subject to change a little. Lenny’s list to come. 3

Nadina Mackie Jackson
Players Pick Anything They Want From the List…

with piano (players’choice)
Mathieu Lussier
– Bassango
– Spring Lullaby

Bernard Garfield
– Soliloquy

Pierre-Max Dubois
– Tango Violent (#1 from Sonatine Tango)

Michel Corrette
– Sonata #1 in F Major (any movement)

Savario Mercadante
– pezzo no. 2 per fagotto e piano forte

Rimsky-Korsakov/arr. Waterhouse
– Flight of the BB

bassoon alone (players’ choice)
– Jean-Daniel Braun – 24 Solos
– Telemann – 12 Fantasias (flute)
– Lussier -Cinq Caprices

Concerti (excerpts or complete movements, up to players)
– e minor RV 484 (any movement)
– F major RV 491 (any movement)

C. M. Weber (either movement or section therof)
– Andante & Rondo

Mathieu Lussier
– Le Dernier Chant d’Ophélie – opening bassoon solo (more if the players want)

Paul Frehner
– Apollo X – first page only (more if the players want)

Joan Tower
– Red Maple

Orchestra Excerpts
Bartok – Concerto for Orchestra – 2nd movement – solo and bassoon quartet arrangement
Beethoven – Symphony No. 4 – 4th movement – solo and bassoon quartet arrangement
Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique – 4th and 5th movement – solo and quartet arrangement
Handel – Israel in Egypt (will send) – Coro (no. 6) – duo excerpt
Ravel – Bolero (non-solo part + solo) – duo excerpt (the repeated G’s) and solo
Prokofiev – Classical Symphony (2nd movement, bassoons I & II) duo excerpt

Bassoon ensemble
Canticle for the Earth by by Daniel Kellog(13 parts, sounds great doubled etc) will bring parts
Bassango by Mathieu Lusser
Pari Intervallo by Arvo Pärt


Jensen, Kristin Wolfe

Orchestra Excerpts
Mozart Concerto, k191, Movements 1 and 2
Bolero Scheherazade
Brahms Violin Concerto Second Bassoon Second Movement
Rite of Spring with worksheets 1,2, and 3 (attached)
Mozart Grand Partita Romanza Principal Bassoon
Telemann Sonata in F Minor
John Steinmetz Sonata

Warming up
45 minutes on warming-up and maintenance
(handouts: Herzberg Scales, Warming-up, Vibrato Exercise, Fast Tonguing Concepts)


Fábio Cury

Francisco Mignone
– 16 waltzes for solo bassoon
– Concertino for bassoon and orchestra
– Sonata n. 1 for two bassoons
Heitor Villa-Lobos
– Ciranda das sete notas
– Johann Sebastian Bach
Three Sonatas for Viola da Gamba (BWV 1027-9)
– Partita BWV 1013 (original for solo flute)

P. E. Bach
 Sonata for solo bassoon (original for flute)

A. Mozart
Concerto for bassoon and orchestra
– Sonata for bassoon and cello

N. Hummel
– Concerto in F for bassoon and orchestra
– Carl Maria von Weber
Concerto for bassoon and orchestra
– Andante and Rondo alla Ungarese 

Camille Saint-Saëns
Sonata for bassoon and piano