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Bach, J. S., Aria from Canata No. 155. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell.
  • MIDI Tempo: 50 | 56 
Bach, J. S.,  Air from Overture Suite No. 3. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell
  • One measure introduction, MIDI, Tempo (eighths): 66 | 72 | 80 
Bach, J. S., Arr. Sol Schoenbach, Bourree I and II, from the Third Cello Suite. In Solos for the Bassoon Player with Piano Accompaniment. New York: G. Schirmer, Miami: 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell. 
  • Bourree I, with one preparatory measure, Tempo:  80 | 92104 | 120
  • Bourree II, with one preparatory measure, Tempo:  80 | 92104 | 112       
Bach, J. S., Arr. Sol Schoenbach, Es ist vollbracht (It is finished), from the St. John Passion. In Solos for the Bassoon Player with Piano Accompaniment. New York: G. Schirmer, Miami: 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell. 
  • First portion, MIDI, tempo: 4246 | 50 
  • Second portion, Alla breve, with two preparation beats. MIDI, tempo: 4246 | 50 
Balfe, I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls. Arr. by Forrest L. Buchtel. Illinois: Neil A. Kjos Music Co., 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • MIDI, Tempo:  72 | 88 
Bartók, Béla, Bear Dance. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell.
  • Impossible piano part at faster tempos. Enjoy this digital rendering! MIDI, Tempo: 70 | 90 | 104 | 120
Bartók, Béla, Dance of the Slovaks. Trans. by R. Christian Dishinger. Lebanon: Studio 224, 1979. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
Beethoven, Ludwig Van. Andante from Octet, Op. 103. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell.
  • One measure introduction. MIDI Tempo: 52 | 60 
Beethoven, Ludwig Van. German Dances. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell.
  • MIDI, Tempo (Quarter Notes):  80 | 100 ; MIDI, with click track, Tempo: 80 | 100
Besozzi , Sonata. Waterhouse Edition. Accomp. by Terry B. Ewell.
  • 1st Mov., Allegro Tempo (quarter notes). 1st Section. There is a two measure count off:  60 | 70 | 80 | 90 | 100 
  • 1st Mov., 2nd Section. There is a two measure count off:  60 | 70 | 80 | 90 | 100 
  • 2nd Mov., Adagio (eighth notes).,st Section. There is a two beat count off.  606876 | 80 
  • 2nd Mov.,2nd Section. There is a two beat count off.  606876 | 80 
  • 3rd Movement, Presto (dotted quarter notes, 1st Section. There is a two measure count off in eighth notes:  3042505660 | 66 
  • 3rd Movement, 2nd Section. There is a two measure count off in eighth notes:  3042505660 | 66 
Best, Arthur, Grandfather's Waltz. Belwin (New York, 1962). By Terry B. Ewell
Best, Arthur, Little Elephant. Belwin (New York, 1962). By T.. Ewell
Bizet, Georges, Entr'acte from CarmenArr. Sol Schoenbach, Bourree I and II, from the Third Cello Suite. In Solos for the Bassoon Player with Piano Accompaniment. New York: G. Schirmer, Miami: 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • One introductory measure. Tempo:  80 | 92 | 100 
Bourdeaux, E., Premier Solo de Basson. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1900. Accomp. by Terry B. Ewell.
  • MIDI, Tempo: 60 | 70 | 80 
  • MIDI, earlier files, during extended rests, a note on each beat is added in the bass. Tempo 606672 
  • Music, IMSLP
Bozza, Fantaisie. By T. Ewell
  • Number 1 Andantino ma non troppo to number 5. Tempo 100 
Bozza, Eugene, Recit, Sicilienne et Rondo. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Recit. --no file (tempos too free to be useful)
  • Sicilienne
    • MIDI, tempo: 50 | 56 
  • Rondo
Bratton, John W., The Teddy Bears' Picnic. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1949. Accompaniment. by Terry B. Ewell.
  • First part, up to first repeat. MIDI, Tempo:  80 | 100 | 116 
  • Second part, after first repeat. MIDI, Tempo:  80 | 100 | 116 
Buchtel, Forrest L. Pied Piper (Andante and Allegro). Park Ridge: Neil A. Kjos Music Co., 1957. Accomp. by T. Ewell.

Cherubini, Luigi. Aria from "Medee." Act II. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell.

  • Beginning up to m. 65. One measure preparation. Two beats preparation after m. 44. MIDI Tempo: 60 | 70 | 80 
  • mm. 65-71. MIDI Tempo: 60 | 70 | 80 
  • m. 71 to the end. Two beats preparation, MIDI Tempo: 60 | 70 | 80 

Corelli, Gigue. By L. Gardiner

Corrette, Michel, Bruit de Chasse. In Bassoon Solos, Vol. 1. Editor William Waterhouse. London: Chester Music, 1977. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Two beats preparation, MIDI, Tempo:  72 | 80 | 92 | 104 

David, Concertino. By T. Ewell

  • 1st section. Tempo: 88
  • 2nd section (Presto agitato). Tempo (half note):  60 
  • 3rd section  (Piu mosso). Tempo (half note): 70
Denley, Ian, Time Pieces for Bassoon Vol. 1. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, 2005. Accomp. by T. Ewell
  • c. 1550 Brian Boru's March
    • MIDI, Tempo: 50 | 66
  • c. 1600 Pavana hispanica by J. Sweelinck, Introduction 1 measure
    • MIDI, Tempo: 72
  • c. 1700 Princess Royal by Turlough O'Carolan, Introduction 2 measures
  • c. 1725 March by C. P. E. Bach, Introduction 2 measures
    • MIDI, Tempo: 50 | 60
  • c. 1730 Menuet by Telemann, Introduction 2 measures
  • c. 1750 The Keel Row
  • 1791 The Birdcatcher's Song by W. A. Mozart, Introduction 2 measures
  • 1793 Minuet by J. Haydn, Introduction 2 measures
  • 1817 The Trout by F. Schubert
    • MIDI, Tempo: 72 | 80
  • c. 1830 The Little Drummer Boy 
  • 1869 Cattle-Call by E. Grieg
    • MIDI, Tempo: 52
  • 1871 March of the Egyptians by G. Verdi, intro. 2 measures
  • 1879 A Policeman's Lot by A. Sullivan, after the fermata beats 3 and 4 added.
    • MIDI, Tempo: 116
  • 1880 Gopak by M. Masorgsky
    • MIDI, Tempo: 84
  • 1901 Peacherine Rag by S. Joplin
  • 1905 Ballroom Waltz by F. Lehar, 2 meas. intro.
    • MIDI, Tempo: 50 | 60
  • 1908 Buonaparty by R. Vaughn Williams
    • MIDI, Tempo: 72
  • 1932 Cake-Walk by M Seiber
    • MIDI, Tempo: 60 | 72
  • 1946 Toccatina by D. Kabalevsky, 2 meas. intro.
  • 1979 When I got out of bed by P. M. Davies 
  • 1989 East Meets West by I. Denley, 2 meas. intro and then pulses during the first two measures.
  • c. 1995 Damkol damkol S. Beizai 
  • 2001 Stepping Out by A. Davis
Denley, Ian, Time Pieces for Bassoon Vol. 2. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, 2005. Accomp. by T. Ewell
  • 1733 Vivace from Sonata No. 2 by J. E. Galliard, 2 meas. intro.
  • 1784 Memuetto e Trio from Serenade in Bb, K. 316 by Mozart, 2 meas. intro.
  •  1822 Bagatelle, Op. 119 No. 1 by Beethoven, 2 meas. intro.
  • 1869 Nein, es ist nich auszukommen, Op. 52 by J. Brahms
  • 1880 Une Larme by Musorgsky
  • 1900  Song to the Moon from Rusalka by Dvorak
  • 1907 The Teddy Bear's Picnic by Bratton
  • 1911 Shepherd's Hey by P. Grainger
  • 1936 The Montagues and the Capulets by Prokofiev
  • 1942 Dance of the Young Maidens from Gayane by Khachaturian
  • 1963 Fughetta from Ten Easy Pieces by Tansman, 2 meas. intro.
  • 1972 Minuet from Suite in the Old Style by Schnittke
  • 1980 Vocalise from Portraitsby McCabe, 1 meas. intro.
    • MIDI, Tempo: 50
  • 2003 Willow Walk, Op. 143b by Hedges
Devienne, Premier Concerto. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
  • 1st mov.,  Tempo: 124
  • 2nd mov. Tempo: 80
Devienne, Sonata 1, Op. 24.  Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
Devienne, Sonatas 5 and 6. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
Devienne, F., Sonata in G minor, Op. 24, No.5.  Edition by Musica Rara. By T. Ewell.
  • 1st mov. Tempo: 100
  • 2nd mov. Tempo: 76
  • 3rd mov. Tempo:  92
Donizetti/ G. Tamplini, Fantasia, "Linda di Chamonix." Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
Donizetti, Gaetano, Romanza (Una furtiva lagrima) from L'elisir d'amore. Arr. Sol Schoenbach, Bourree I and II, from the Third Cello Suite. In Solos for the Bassoon Player with Piano Accompaniment. New York: G. Schirmer, Miami: 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • MIDI Tempo:  50 | 60 
  • mp3 Tempo:  50 | 60  
Drigo, R., Arr. Frank Erickson, SerenadeIn Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell.  
    Eccles, Henry. G minor Sonata. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st mov. Largo. Three sounding notes before upbeat. Tempo (eighth): 566066
    • 2nd mov. Corrente. Three beats given beforre up beat. Tempo: 668096108
    • 3rd mov. Adagio. Tempo (half): 40 | 44 
    • 4th mov. Vivace. Tempo (eighth): 100 | 120 | 144 

Dukas, Paul, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Arr. Sol Schoenbach,  In Solos for the Bassoon Player with Piano Accompaniment. New York: G. Schirmer, Miami: 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
Dutilleux, Henri, Saraband et Cortege. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1942. Accomp. by T. Ewell.


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