Bassoon Rep List


Sonatas

Composer Work Opus Year Recital Comments
Bozza Recit, Sicilienne et Rondo 1936 NONE
Dutilleux Saraband et Cortege MM2
Etler Sonata MM2
Galliard 6 Sonatas
vol. I & II
NONE Josef Marx edition
Hindemith Sonate 1938 NONE ED 3686
Hurlstone Sonata in
F major
1904 NONE Emerson edition
Mozart Sonata for Bsn and Cello MM1 Waterhouse arrangement for Bassoon and Piano
Saint-Saens Sonate pour Basson Op. 168 1921 DMA1
Tansman Sonatine pour Basson et Piano 1952 JR/DMA1
Tansman Suite pour Basson 1960 MM1
Telemann Sonata in F minor 1681- 1767 JR Kovar edition
Fasch Sonata 1700? DMA2
Ludeke Fancies & Interludes 1980 DMA2

Incidental Music

Composer Work Opus Year Recital Comments
Elgar Romance 1936 MM2
Gariglio Pavane for an Angel Student
Recital
Jacob Four Sketches 1975 NONE Emerson edition
Levy Dialogue for Bassoon/Piano 1975 MM1 Local Composer
Milde Tarantella Op. 20 MM2 Sharrow edition
Phillips Concert Piece 1940 Student Recital
Spohr Adagio Op.115 MM1

Concerti

Composer Work Opus Year Recital Comments
David Concertino Op. 12 Student
Recital
Danzi Concertino in Bb
for Cl and Bsn
Student Recital
Hummel Concerto SR
Jacob Concerto 1948 SR
Mozart Concerto for Bassoon K. 191 1874 JR/DMA2 Original Cadenzas
Vanhal Concerto for
2 Bassoons
Student Recital Miller/Bryce/Carroll edition
Vivaldi Concerto in
A minor
1680- 1743 JR Sharrow edition
Vivaldi Concerto in
C major
F.VIII, No.13 1680- 1743 MM2 Schoenbach edition
Ornamented 2nd movement
Vivaldi Concerto in
C major
DMA1 Schoenbach edition
Ornamented 2nd & 3rd movements
Weber Concertino Op.26 1786- 1826 NONE Originally for Cl. –
Transcribed by Kovar
Weber Hungarian Fantasie Op. 35 SR
Weber Concerto in F Op. 75 With GSO Schoenbach edition

Unaccompanied

Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suite #2
Benjamin Bassoon!
Jacob Partita
Larsen Jazz Variations for Bassoon
Mignone Waltzes
Persichetti Parable

Etudes

Almenraeder  Scale Exercizes in all keys (rev. P.X. Laube)
Jacobi   6 Caprices (Garfield)
Gambaro  18 Studies (Kovar)
Giampieri  16 Studies for the Perfection
Milde  25 Studies in all keys Op. 24
Milde  Concert Studies vol I & II Op.26 (Kovar)
Ozi  42 Caprices
Weissenborn  Practical Studies (rev. Fred Bettoney)
Weissenborn  Fifty Bassoon Studies Op.8 vol.II

Chamber:

  • 1. Barber – Summer Music (WW5)
  • 2. Beethoven – 3 Duets for Cl & Bsn
  • 3. Beethoven – Trio for Bsn, Fl, and Piano
  • 4. Benjamin – Four by Two (Bsn & Cl)
  • 5. Britten – Tarantella Op. 1
  • 6. Castil-Blaze – Trio (3 Bassoons)
  • 7. Corrette – “Le Phenix” Quartet (4 Bassoons)
  • 8. Danzi – Quintet in D mi (Op. 68 No. 3)
  • 9. Dvorak – Serenade for Winds
  • 10. Fine – Partita for Wind Quintet
  • 11. Koechlin – Trio
  • 12. Kraft – Trio
  • 13. Ligeti – Six Bagatelles (WW5)
  • 14. Milhaud – La Cheminee Du Roi Rene Suite for Wind Quintet
  • 15. Mozart – Gran Partita for 13 Instruments
  • 16. Muscynski – Trio (WW3)
  • 17. Nielsen – Quintet (WW5)
  • 18. Persichetti – Pastoral (WW5)
  • 19. Piston – Three Pieces for Woodwind Trio
  • 20. Piston – Divertmento (Nonet)
  • 21. Pleyel – Trio Op. 20 (WW3)
  • 22. Poulenc – Sextet
  • 23. Poulenc – Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, & Piano
  • 24. Poulenc – Duet for Bassoon and Clarinet
  • 25. Reicha – Quintet in Eb major (WW5)
  • 26. Rochberg – Music for Magic Theater
  • 27. Schmitt – Lied et Scherzo
  • 28. Shuman – Quartettino for 4 Bassoons
  • 29. Skalkottas – Octet
  • 30. Stravinsky – Octet
  • 31. Taffanel – Quintet (WW5)
  • 32. Villa-Lobos – Bachianas Brasilieras (Fl/Bsn)

Orchestral (principal bassoon assignments):

  • 1. Barber – “School for Scandal” Overture – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 2. Bartok – Miraculous Mandarin Suite – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 3. Beethoven – Chorale Fantasy – Loyola gig
  • 4. Beethoven – Piano Concerto #4 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 5. Beethoven – Violin Concerto – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 6. Beethoven – Leonora Overture #3 – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 7. Beethoven – Symphony #8 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 8. Brahms – Symphony #2 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 9. Brahms – Tragic Overture – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 10. Brahms – Haydn Variations – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 11. Chausson – Symphony – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 12. Debussy – La Mer – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 13. Dvorak – Symphony #7 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 14. Dvorak – Symphony #8 – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 15. Dvorak – Symphony #9 – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 16. Gould – American Salute – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 17. Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 18. Ives – Symphony #4 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 19. Liszt – Les Preludes – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 20. Lutoslawski – Concerto for Orchestra – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 21. Mahler – Songs of a Wayfarer – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 22. Mahler – Symphony #3 and #7 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 23. Mahler – Symphony #6 (Contra) – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 24. Mendelssohn – Symphony #4 – Kennedy Ctr. Gig
  • 25. Mendelssohn – Hebrides Overture – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 26. Mozart – Symphony #33 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 27. Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel) – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 28. Nielsen – Symphony #4 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 29. Prokofiev – Symphony #5 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 30. Prokofiev – Violin Concerto in G minor – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 31. Ravel – Alborada del Gracioso – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 32. Ravel – Pavane for a Dead Princess – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 33. Ravel – Daphnis et Chloe (Contra) – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 34. Ravel – RhaPeabody Symphony Orchestradie Espagnole – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 35. Respighi – Pines of Rome – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 36. Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherezade – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 37. Shostakovich – Cello Concerto #1 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 38. Shostakovich – Festive Overture – Towson Univeristy Community Orchestra
  • 39. Shostakovich – Symphony #5 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 40. Schoenberg – Five Pieces for Orchestra – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 41. Schubert – Symphony #8 – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 42. Schumann – Symphony #2 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 43. Sibelius – Symphony #2 – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 44. Strauss – Don Quixote Variations – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 45. Strauss – Ein Heldenleben – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 46. Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathustra – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 47. Strauss – Til Eulenspiegel – Gettysburg Symphony Orchestra
  • 48. Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms – Towson Univeristy Community Orchestra
  • 49. Stravinsky – Agon – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 50. Tchaikovsky – Symphony #6 Pathetique – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 51. Verdi – Overture to La Forza del Destino – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 52. Verdi – Requiem – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 53. Weber – Der Freischutz Overture – Peabody Symphony Orchestra
  • 54. Weber – Oberon Overture – Peabody Symphony Orchestra

Opera:

Crozier – With Blood, With Ink – Peabody Camerata
Menotti – Amahl and the Night Visitors – Second Presbyterian Church
Mozart – Le Nozze di Figaro (complete) – Peabody Opera Orchestra
Mozart – Die Zauberflote (complete) – Peabody Opera Orchestra

Misc.:

Fenlon – All Five (for bassoon and jazz combo)
Jobim – “Chega de Saudade” (arr. Fenlon)
Mangione – Bellavia (arr. Fenlon)

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