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Oboe | English Horn | Bassoon | Contrabassoon


OBOE EXCERPTS
Description Accompanist/Sequencer File Name
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 4, Second Movement, opening solo, tempo 46.  The accompaniment starts with beats one measure before the opening solo.  T. Ewell  Ts4O2_46
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 4, Second Movement, opening solo, tempo 50.  The accompaniment starts with beats one measure before the opening solo.  T. Ewell  Ts4O2_50
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 4, Second Movement, opening solo, tempo 60.  The accompaniment starts with beats one measure before the opening solo.  T. Ewell  Ts4O2_60
     

ENGLISH HORN EXCERPTS

Description Accompanist/Sequencer File Name
Dvorak, Symphony 5 (New World), Second Mov. opening until number 1. T. Ewell DvS5_52
 
BASSOON EXCERPTS
Description Accompanist/Sequencer File Name
Beethoven Symphony 4, 4th mov. solo, mm. 181-190, starts three measures before the solo measure.  Tempo 126.  T. Ewell  B44S_126
 Beethoven Symphony 4, 4th mov. solo, mm. 181-190, starts three measures before the solo measure.  Tempo 132.  T. Ewell B44S_132 
Beethoven Symphony 4, 4th mov. solo, mm. 181-190, starts three measures before the solo measure.  Tempo 138. T. Ewell B44S_138
Beethoven, Violin Concerto, 3rd. Mov., starts meas. 122, 13 before the bassoon solo. Tempo 58. T. Ewell BeVC_58
Beethoven, Violin Concerto, 3rd. Mov., starts meas. 122, 13 before the bassoon solo. Tempo 63. T. Ewell BeVC_63
Beethoven, Violin Concerto, 3rd. Mov., starts meas. 122, 13 before the bassoon solo. Tempo 72. T. Ewell BeVC_72
 BASSOON EXCERPTS (Continued)
Description Accompanist/Sequencer File Name
Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Overture, Letter C (m. 135) to Letter D (m. 171). Tempo 70.  T. Ewell  MoMa_70
Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Overture, Letter C (m. 135) to Letter D (m. 171). Tempo 100.  T. Ewell  MoMa_100
Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Overture, Letter C (m. 135) to Letter D (m. 171). Tempo 120.  T. Ewell  MoMa_120
Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Overture, Letter C (m. 135) to Letter D (m. 171). Tempo 132.  T. Ewell  MoMa_132
   
 BASSOON EXCERPTS (Continued)
Description Accompanist/Sequencer File Name
Ravel, Bolero, number 2 (two measures before the solo) to number 3, tempo 60. The drum will sound only on a Clavinova. T. Ewell RaBo_60
Ravel, Bolero, number 2 (two measures before the solo) to number 3, tempo 66. The drum will sound only on a Clavinova. T. Ewell RaBo_66
Ravel, Bolero, number 2 (two measures before the solo) to number 3, tempo 72. The drum will sound only on a Clavinova. T. Ewell RaBo_72
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G, first mov., 3 quarter-note pick up to eight measures before rehearsal numb. 9. Tempo quarter = 144. T. Ewell RPG1_144
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G, third mov., rehearsal number 14. Tempo 100. T. Ewell RPG3_100
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G, third mov., rehearsal number 14. Tempo 120.  T. Ewell RPG3_120
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G, third mov., rehearsal number 14. Tempo 132.  T. Ewell RPG3_132
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G, third mov., rehearsal number 14. Tempo 144.  T. Ewell RPG3_144
Ravel (Mussorgsky), Pictures from an Exhibition, Mov. 2 Il Vecchio Castello, rehearsal number 19-22.  Tempo 56. T. Ewell RaPic_56
Stravinsky, Berceuse from the Firebird. Tempo 60. T. Ewell StBer_60
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 4, Second Movement, closing solo (last 31 measures), tempo 46.  The accompaniment starts with beats one measure before the solo. T. Ewell Ts4B2_46
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 4, Second Movement, closing solo (last 31 measures), tempo 52.  The accompaniment starts with beats one measure before the solo. T. Ewell  Ts4B2_52
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 4, Second Movement, closing solo (last 31 measures), tempo 60.  The accompaniment starts with beats one measure before the solo. T. Ewell Ts4B2_60
Tchaikovsky, Fourth Symphony, second movement. See Solos for the Bassoon Player by Sol Schoenbach. Larry Gardner
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 6, First Mov., opening solo, tempo 54.  Metronome only available with Clavinova. T. Ewell Ts61_54
Tschaikowsky, Symphony No. 6, First Mov., opening solo, tempo 56. Metronome tone provided. T. Ewell Ts61_56

CONTRABASSOON EXCERPTS
Description Accompanist/Sequencer File Name
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma Mere L'Oye), 4th Mov. Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bete, first solo, 6 before rehearsal number 2.  The fermata equals one measure rest.  Excerpt ends after contrabassoon sounding F3 before rehearsal number 4.  Tempo 120 (quarter note). T. Ewell RaMo_120
Ravel, Mother Goose, 4th Mov., first solo. Tempo 138 (quarter note). T. Ewell RaMo_138
Ravel, Mother Goose, 4th Mov., first solo. Tempo 150 (quarter note). T. Ewell RaMo_150
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma Mere L'Oye), 4th Mov. Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bete, second solo. Accompaniment starts 5 meas. before rehearsal number 4 with no rallentando. Tempo 120 (quarter note). T. Ewell RaM2_120
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma Mere L'Oye), 4th Mov., second solo. Tempo 138 (quarter note). T. Ewell RaM2_138
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma Mere L'Oye), 4th Mov., second solo.  Tempo 150 (quarter note). T. Ewell RaM2_150