Baroque. The Mass in B minor BWV 232 is Johann Sebastian Bach's last major vocal composition and also his only complete Catholic mass. The Quoniam tu solus sanctus is written for bass solo with horn obbligato, accompanied by two bassoons and basso continuo. In the present arrangement of this aria for horn and piano or organ, the solo bass part is worked into the piano part and marked accordingly. -the publisher
Category: Horn Solos w/Piano Item: 120271 Grade: Advanced Price: $18.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
French. If you are looking for a piece with dramatic, expressive opportunities and a contrasting, light allegro movement, "Prelude and Ballad" might be just the right choice. The slow first movement is written in a minor key and gives ample opportunity for rubato playing. The "Ballad" features a light, quick articulated melodies in both major and minor keys. Finger dexterity in scalar passages, frequent large leaps (slurred), contrasting dynamics, moderate range.
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21st century (2015). American composer Daniel Baldwin. This piece is inspired by the quote "...(when) you see children comforting one another, something inside loosens just a little. And the clouds break for a moment, and faith is found in the light."
(solo sample page)
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Incorporating jazz-influenced elements and material drawn from the American folk tradition with lyrical, plaintive cadenza writing, this exciting new work will be loved by all who appreciate the horn writing of Alec Wilder. A very important addition to the repertoire of solo horn works by women composers. Movements: La Chasse; Nocturne; La Course d'Auto. (solo part sample pages)
Reflections was written in September 2006 and is dedicated to Manuel de Jesus German. In five descriptive movements, the work is an intensely emotional (and personal) composition and can be considered the "sequel" to Basler's Canciones for horn and pianoand Lacrymosa for two horns and piano. -the publisher (solo part mvt. 1) (solo part mvts. 2-4)
20th Century. American composer James A. Beckel was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1997 for The Glass Bead Game. Movements entitled: The Call & Awakening; Father Jacobus; Magister Ludi Coronation & Death.
(program notes & solo sample pages)
Category: Horn Solos w/Piano Item: 042355 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $14.99 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours