21st Century (2015). For oboe, violin, viola & cello. Schickele attended a ballet built around the music of Bach and emerged with a head full of musical ideas. The result is a five-movement quartet for an ensemble, he points out, that is more in line with Mozart than Bach. Schickele describes the conception and content of the Oboe Quartet in the notes provided. For advanced performers. -the publisher
Category: Chamber Music Quartets Item: 109018 Grade: Price: $60.99 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
For clarinet, cello & piano. Inspired by his son's cello lessons while studying composition at Bard College, Peter Schickele's Autumn Trio consists of three movements: "Mosaic," "Intermezzo" and "Tarantella (La vache qui rit)." The playful finale is based on the image of a dancing cow, laughing and flinging herself around the pasture. For advanced players.
For narrator, oboe, violin, viola, cello & piano. With much enthusiasm, Schickele accepted a suggestion from the quintet An Die Musik to adapt the classic The Emperor's New Clothes as a performance piece for their Timeless Tales series. Each character inthe story is identified by a theme, and the mixture of characters leads to the corresponding mixture of themes - "everything from minimalist classical sounds to boogie-woogie piano."
Category: Chamber Music Sextets Item: 070496 Grade: Price: $24.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Joy to the World, Especially Out-of-Work Musicians. Suite for Six Gig-impaired Instruments: Piccolo, English Horn, Eb Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Contrabassoon, Gong (also Wind Chimes). Peter Schickele considers the least employed among musicians, those who play the lesser-called-for instruments listed above. In his desire to put these good instruments to profitable use, he has arranged four well-known Christmas melodies for just this combination of players, in hopes that they will findsuitabl...
21st Century (2011). For solo trumpet & string quartet (2 violins, viola, cello). Balance and tone color were inspiring factors as Peter Schickele composed Music for Judy for the uncommon combination of trumpet and string quartet. The inventive use of various mutes is one of many ways the composer provides a fun freshness as we hear the four movements titled: Aubade, Crazy Quilt, Intermezzo, and Polka. (For the final Polka, the composer revisits his famous Polka from Hornsmoke, but in a challengi...
Schocker's Sextet was written for and dedicated to Jenny Cline (flute) and the Monmouth Winds, who premiered the work in 2014. The Sextet, Cline writes, "sounds at times delicate and intimate and at other times almost orchestral." A March 2015 performance by Monmouth Winds is available on YouTube. The five elemental movements are 1. Earth, 2. Fire, 3. Wind, 4. Water, and 5. Ether, In Memory. For advanced performers. -the publisher
Category: Chamber Music Sextets Item: 107926 Grade: Advanced Price: $24.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
21st Century. Written for Los Angeles-area players Ryan and Maria Ramey, Gary Schocker's new trio for flute, horn and piano is a lovely, expressive piece echoing the waves of the ocean; "water music" for contemporary times. For advanced players.
Category: Chamber Music Trios Item: 081972 Grade: Price: $18.95 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Romantic. Translates as "On the River." For alto voice, french horn (optional) & piano. This version in E major (concert key). Horn part in E. (vocal part) (score sample 1) (score sample 2) (horn part)
Romantic. For 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 french horns & 2 trombones. A somewhat short work, but three repeated sections effectively double its length. Trauermusik opens with a horn duet followed by the horns alternating with the tutti, and ending with full tutti.
Category: Chamber Music Ensembles (9+ Parts) Item: 011950 Grade: Price: $10.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
For 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 Bb clarinets, 2 bassoons & 2 french horns. A derivative work, created by Vern Reynolds. The first three movements are from Schubert's Five Piano Pieces, and the final movement is from his four-hand piano version of Overture in Italian Style. Includes full conductor score and set of parts.
Category: Chamber Music Ensembles (9+ Parts) Item: 050277 Grade: Price: $65.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
Classical. For clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass. Schubert composed the work at the beginning of 1824, taking only a few weeks to do so. Today it is one of the most popular larger chamber music works. Set of parts. For a matching study score, see item 103238.
Category: Chamber Music Octets Item: 103237 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $50.95 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Classical. For clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass. Schubert composed the work at the beginning of 1824, taking only a few weeks to do so. Today it is one of the most popular larger chamber music works. Study score. For a matching set of parts, see item 103237.
Category: Chamber Music Octets Item: 103238 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $21.95 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days