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Accompaniments for Bassoon
Level 3
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Select the level below (1 = beginning, 6= most demanding):
Levels: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

Grade levels are based on the Maryland Music Educators Association Bassoon Solo list, however, the list includes solos included in the Texas Music Educators Association list as well as the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music syllabus.
MMEA Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) Texas Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) ABRSMAssociated Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) 2018-2021

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MMEA 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 
  • One measure introduction, mp3, Tempo (eighths): 66 | 72 | 80
MMEA Texas 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.  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 ; mp3, Tempo: 70 | 90 | 104 | 120
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 ; mp3 Tempo: 52 | 60
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 
  • Two beats preparation, mp3, Tempo:  72 | 80 | 92 | 104
Denley, Ian, Time Pieces for Bassoon Vol. 1. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, 2005. Accomp. by T. Ewell
Denley, Ian, Time Pieces for Bassoon Vol. 2. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, 2005. Accomp. by T. Ewell
Hess, Willy. 7 Recital Pieces. 5 Reigen. London: Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition, 1961. Accomp. by T. Ewell
  • 6 Lied. Two measures intro, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 92; mp3, tempo: 80 | 92

Hilling, Lyndon and Bergmann, Walter, Second Book of Bassoon Solos. London: Faber Music, 1981. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA
ABRSMJacob, Gordon, Four Sketches for Bassoon and PianoOp. 9. Ampleforth Yorks, England: June Emerson, 1977. Accomp. by T. Ewell Markiewiczowna, Weadyslawa, Sonatina. Krakow: PWM Edition, 1979 (composed 1954). Accomp. by T. Ewell. Mercy, Louis, Minuetto from Sonata No. 5. In Bassoon Solos, Vol. 1. Editor William Waterhouse. London: Chester Music, 1977. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
Monaca, Vito La, Memories. Ed. Ferdinand Del' Negro. Accomp. by T. Ewell
  • MIDI, Tempo: 56 | 60
  • mp3, Tempo: 56 | 60
Meyers, Theldon, Waltzing Wind. Accomp. by T. Ewell
Norton, Christopher, Microjazz for Bassoon. London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1991. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • 1. Stamping Ground, one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo: 80 | 100 | 116 | 126; mp3, Tempo: 80 | 100 | 116 | 126
  • 2. Song of the Isles, one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo: 120 | 130 | 146; mp3, Tempo: 120 | 130 | 146
  • 3. Out for Lunch,  one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo: 80 100 | 120 | 132; mp3, Tempo: 80  100 | 120 | 132 
  • 4. Face in the Crowd,  two measures intro., MIDI, Tempo:  120 | 132 144 ; mp3, Tempo: 120 | 132 144
  • 5. A Touch of Spain,  MIDI, Tempo:  100 | 120 ; mp3, Tempo: 100 | 120 
  • 6. Get in Step, one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo:  60 | 70 | 80; mp3, Tempo:  60 | 70 | 80;
  • 7. Pineapple Bounce, one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo:  90 | 100 | 126mp3, Tempo: 90 | 100 | 126
  • 8. A Dramatic Episode, two measures intro. MIDI, Tempo: 120 130 | 145 | 160; mp3, Tempo: 120 130 | 145 | 160
  • 9. Catwalk, one meas. intro., MIDI, Tempo:  80 | 100 116mp3, Tempo: 80 | 100 116
  • 10. With a Swagger, one meas. intro., MIDI, Tempo: 80 100 | 120 | 132; mp3, Tempo: 80 100 | 120 | 132
  • 11. Sunday Blues, 2 measures intro.,  MIDI, Tempo:  60 | 80 | 96mp3, Tempo:  60 | 80 | 96
  • 12. Inter City Stomp, one meas. intro., MIDI, Tempo: 120 130 | 138 ; mp3, Tempo: 120 130 | 138
MMEA
Ponce, Manuel A., Ed. Simpson, Estrellita
In Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell. This also appears in the level 2 list. Schumann, Robert, Träumerei and Little Romance. In Program Solos for Bassoon, Arr. Sol Schoenbach. King of Prussia: Theodore Presser Company, 1978. Accomp. By T. Ewell.
  • First section up to m. 24, one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo: 80 | 90 | 100; mp3, Tempo: 80 | 90 | 100;
  • Second section, m. 25, one measure intro., MIDI, Tempo: 80 | 100 | 112 | 126 ; mp3, Tempo: 80 | 100 | 112 | 126

Sheen, Graham, Going Solo Bassoon,  Faber Music, 1987. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
Sheen, Graham, The Really Easy Bassoon Book. Faber Music, 1988. Accomp. by T. Ewell
Vojacek, Hynek, Scherzo - Kolomiyika. In Bassoon Solos, Vol. 1. Editor William Waterhouse. London: Chester Music, 1977. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Two measures of preparation, MIDI, Tempo: 80 | 96 | 112
  • Two measures of preparation, mp3, Tempo: 80 | 96 | 112
MMEA
Texas Weissenborn, Julius, Two Pieces: AriosoOp. 9. New York: International Music Company, 1980. Accomp. by T. Ewell. This also appears in the level 2 list. MMEA Texas Weissenborn, Julius, Two Pieces: HumoresqueOp. 9. New York: International Music Company, 1980. Accomp. by T. Ewell. This also appears in the level 2 list.

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