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Graded Bassoon Music, Accompaniments, and Materials.

This webpage provides an index to materials on 2reed.net and YouTube for students and teachers. The materials are graded by level of difficulty. Beginners should start at Grade 1.

Some materials linked on this website were developed during a sabbatical in Spring 2021 thanks to Towson University.

Grade 1 (Easiest)

Who Should Play Bassoon?
Starting Bassoon & Bassoon Lessons (Lessons 1-5)
A Tune A Day Duets | Rubank Elementary Method Duets
Graded Bassoon Excerpts, Grade Levels 1-2 Duets
Grade 1 Solos A-M | N-Z

Grade 2

Starting Bassoon & Bassoon Lessons (Lessons 6-10)
A Tune A Day Duets | Rubank Elementary Method Duets
Graded Bassoon Excerpts, Grade Levels 1-2 Duets
Select Videos: 

Grade 2 Solos A-M | N-Z

Grade 3 

Counting Rests
Articulation (Basics, Introduction)
Fingering Technique
Graded Bassoon Excerpts, Grade Level 3 Duets and Trio
Rubank Intermediate Method Duets
Weissenborn Practical Bassoon School and Opus 8, No. 1
Select Videos: 

Grade 3 Solos A-M | N-Z

Grade 4 

Chamber Music
Ensemble Games
Phrasing, Musicality
Rubank Advanced Method Duets
Weissenborn 50 Advanced Studies, Opus 8, No. 2
Select Videos:

Grade 4 Solos A-M | N-Z

Grade 5 

Weissenborn 50 Advanced Studies, Opus 8, No. 2
Orefici 20 Melodic Studies (Forth Coming 2021-2022)
Orefici Studi per Fagotto
Ornamentation of Baroque Music
Select Videos:

Grade 5 Solos A-M | N-Z

Reed Finishing Paper | Reed Finishing Videos | Reed Making Videos | Minimum Reed Finishing Tools

Grade 6 (Difficult)

Articulation (Multiple Tonguing)
Double Tonguing
Triple Tonguing
Baroque Performance
Writing Cadenzas for Baroque and Classical Music
Circular Breathing
Orchestral Excerpts (scroll down, if needed)
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Grade 6 Solos A-M | N-Z

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