2018 Guest Artist/Rep

Richard Svoboda: BIO  BSO

Class 1 Ravel Alborada, Stravinsky Rite of Spring, Tchaikovsky 5

Class 2 Britten Young Person’s Guide, Ravel Rhapsodie Espagnole, Strauss Don Quixote

Class 3 Telemann Sonata in F minor

Ted Soluri: BIO    DSO

1- Mozart Bassoon Concerto

2- Figaro, Till Eulenspiegel, Beethoven 4, mvt. 4, Pulcinella-Tocatta

3- Shostakovich 9, Tchaikovsky 4, mvt. 2, Pulcinella-Variation 2a

Bill Buchman: BIO  CSO

  • Beethoven Violin Concerto (Stadio)
  • Donizetti Una furtive lagrima from L’elisir d’amore (Stadio)
  • Mozart Symphony No. 41 (Stadio)
  • Ravel Bolero (Stadio)
  • Ravel Piano Concerto in G (attached)
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade (Stadio)
  • Rossini Cavatina Figaro from Il barbiere di Siviglia (Stadio)
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, mvts. I and IV (attached)
  • Wagner Tannhäuser Overture (Stadio)
  • Weber Bassoon Concerto (attached if desired)


1——Scales, Chords, Patterns, and Sequences—including Major and Minor Scales and Chords, Diminished 7ths and Whole Tone Scales.

Repertoire to include :      Bach Suite in C major—Overture , Stadio ———– Beethoven Consecration of the House  Overture——Stadio———Beethoven Piano Quintet 2nd Movement—Stadio Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite  —  Scherzino and Allegro and Variation 2 ,  Stadio————Ravel Piano Concerto in G, last movement ————Debussy  Fete from Nuages and Fete  ——Sibelius Sym. #2 1st  movement  ,  Letter H——to measure 212

2——Bassoons in Unison and in Octaves———Repertoire to include:   Mozart “Figaro” Overture and” Magic Flute Overture”   Stadio————Tch. 6th Sym. last movement—Beginning to 2 measures before letter C——————Berlioz “Roman Carnival Overture”   5th bar of 15 to #16——Bizet Carmen En’tract to Act 2—————Sibelius Sym. #2    Second Movement

3———Playing alone and  Developing Discriminating Memory——Carl Nielsen WW Quintet——Beginning and the Bassoon Variation —————Stravinsky Rite of Spring , beginning   Stadio———Rimsky Korsakov  Scheherazade  Solo and Cadenzas  Stadio——— Eliott Carter    8 Etudes and Fantasy———Movement 2

4————Bassoon in Pairs—————Ravel Rhapsody Espangol   Cadenzas Stadio————Stravinsky  Song of the Nightingale    Stadio—————Debussy    Nuages   Beginning for 2 bassoons

5———Focusing on the Upper Register———Practicing Upper Register Long Tones for Control and Endurance

Ravel  “Bolero”  Stadio——Shostakovich “9th Bassoon”  Solo before last movement———Wagner  ” Die Meistersinger”    Moderato in 3/4  (quarter note ==88)  Stadio, Poulenc Sexter—solo in first movement

6————Reflecting on the Previous classes: Vivaldi Concerto in e minor   1st movement—————Osborne Rhapsody  (ORDER FROM T.D. at http://www.themusicsource.org/)