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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.
MMEAMaryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) TexasTexas Music Educators Association (TMEA) ABRSMAssociated Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) 2018-2021

The authors of these documents give permission to freely copy these MIDI or mp3 files for practice and studio use only. Public performance or commercial use of these documents or files are allowed only by the written permission of the authors. Any copies must credit the authors.

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



MMEANussio, Otmar, Variazioni Su Un' Arietta Di Pergolesi. Wien: Universal Edition, 1953. Accomp. by T. Ewell
  • 1. Arietta. 
  • 2. Scherzetto. 2 meas. intro.
    • MIDI, tempo: Click track 50 | 60 | 70 | 84 | 92 || No click track 70 | 84 | 92
    • mp3, tempo: Click track 50 | 60 | 70 | 84 | 92 || No click track 70 | 84 | 92
  • 3. Tamburino. 4 meas. intro.
  • 4. Lamento. 1 meas. intro.
    • MIDI, tempo:  50 | 54
    • mp3, tempo:  50 | 54
  • 5. Ostinato, 2 meas. intro.
  • 6. Rapsodia, 1 meas. intro.
    • MIDI, tempo: Click track 46 | 50 | 56 | 63 || No click track 46 | 50 | 56 | 63
    • mp3, tempo: Click track 46 | 50 | 56 | 63 ||  No click track 46 | 50 | 56 | 63
  • 7. Elegia,  1 meas. intro., no tempo changes, with pulses added
    • MIDI, tempo:  50 | 56
    • mp3, tempo:  50 | 56
  • 8. Barbaresca
  • 9. Stornello, 1 meas. intro.
    • MIDI, tempo:  5060
    • mp3, tempo:  5060
  • 10. Danza
MMEA  Texas Pierne, Gabriel, Prelude de Concert. Paris: Editions Salabert, 1933. Accomp. by T. Ewell
MMEATexas ABRSMSaint-Saens, Sonata Op. 168. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • 1st mov. MIDI, tempo:  7076  
  • 1st Movement , mp3 Tempo 70 | 76
  • 2nd mov. MIDI, tempo:  8896 | 104 | 116 
  • 2nd Movement, mp3 Tempo 70 | 88 | 96 | 104 | 116
  • 3rd mov. MIDI Opening. Tempo (eighth):  6366  | 70 | 70 with 80 in middle section
  • 3rd Movement, mp3. Tempo, revised files:  63 | 66 | 70 | 70 with 80 in middle section
  • 3rd mov.,  Allegro moderato. MIDI, tempo: 88  | 100  | 116 
  • 3rd Movement (Ending) MIDI. Tempo 88 | 100 | 116 || with 1 measure introduction 88 | 100 | 116
  • 3rd Movement (Ending) mp3. Tempo 88 | 100 | 116 || with 1 measure introduction 88 | 100 | 116
  • Music, IMSLP
  • Recommended fingerings for difficult passages Saint-Saens Sonata

MMEA Tansman, Sonatine, Accomp. by T. Ewell

Tansman, Suite, Paris: Editions Max Eschig, 1960. Accomp. by T. Ewell
MMEA Texas ABRSMVivaldi, Concerto in A minor, RV 497, Op. 45 #6, F. VIII No. 7, Pincherle 72.  10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 1. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell. MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in Bb Major,  RV 502,  Op. 40 #11,  F VIII No. 24, Pincherele 382. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 1. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in Bb Major,  RV 502,  Op. 40 #11,  F VIII No. 24, Pincherele 382. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read. String Versions Created by T. Ewell. MMEAVivaldi, Bassoon Concerto in Bb, "La Notte" [The Night], RV 501, Op. 45 #8, F VIII  no. 1, Pincherele 401. Editor G. F. Ghedini. New York: International Music Company, 1951. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
The accompaniments vary widely in tempos. T. Ewell performs the work with tempos (88) except for the last movement Sorge l'aurora. See his article and his performance edition for further details. Tempos from the International Music Edition are also provided.
  • Largo. MIDI. piano, 1 meas. intro. tempo (eighth): 88 | 104  || strings, tempo: 88 | 104
  • Largo. mp3. piano, 1 meas. intro. tempo (eighth): 88 | 104  || strings, tempo: 88 | 104
  • Andante molto. MIDI. 2 beats intro. piano, tempo (eighth): 88 | 104 | 144 || strings, tempo: 88 | 104 | 144
  • Andante molto. mp3. 2 beats intro. piano, tempo (eighth): 88 | 104 | 144 || strings, tempo: 88 | 104 | 144
  • Fantasia, Presto (4/4). 1 meas. intro. MIDI. piano, tempo (quarter): 70 | 80 | 88 | 96 || strings, tempo: 70 | 80 | 88 | 96
  • Fantasia, Presto (4/4). 1 meas. intro. mp3. piano, tempo (quarter): 70 | 80 | 88 | 96 || strings, tempo: 70 | 80 | 88 | 96
  • Presto (3/8). MIDI. 1 meas. intro. piano, tempo (quarter): 88 | 100 | 110 | 120 || strings, tempo: 88 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • Presto (3/8). mp3. 1 meas. intro. piano, tempo (quarter): 88 | 100 | 110 | 120 || strings, tempo: 88 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • Sorge l'aurora, Allegro. MIDI. piano, tempo (quarter): 80 | 90 | 100 | 116 || strings, tempo: 80 | 90 | 100 | 116
  • Sorge l'aurora, Allegro. mp3. piano, tempo (quarter): 80 | 90 | 100 | 116 || strings, tempo: 80 | 90 | 100 | 116
  • Part 1, performance Video (6 min., 2007, BDP #21), part 1
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major, RV 472, Op. 40 #1, F. VIII no. 17, Pincherle 45. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 2. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major,  RV 476,  Op. 40 #27,  F VIII  no. 31, Pincherele 57. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read, String Versions Created by T. Ewell.
  • 1st Mov. Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VC476_1
  • 1st Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 1st Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 2nd Mov. Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VC476_2
  • 2nd Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 36 | 40 
  • 2nd Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 36 | 40 
  • 3rd Mov. Original File, MIDI, tempo: VC476_3
  • 3rd Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 70 | 76 | 80 
  • 3rd Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 70 | 76 | 80 
  • Music, IMSLP
MMEAVivaldi, Concerto in C Major, RV 477,  F VIII no. 13, Pincherele 46. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 1. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell. MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major,  RV 479,  Op. 40 #14,  F VIII  no. 26, Pincherele 52. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read, String Versions Created by T. Ewell.
  • 1st Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VC479_1
  • 1st Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 1st Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 2nd Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VC479_2
  • 2nd Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 2nd Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 3rd Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VC479_3
  • 3rd Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 3rd Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • Music, IMSLP
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major (Unfinished),  RV 482, Op. 40 no. 16,  F. 290. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read.
  • 1st Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VivUnfC
  • 2nd Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VivUnfC2
  • 3rd Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VivUnfD

MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in C minor, RV 480, Op. 40 #4, F. VIII no. 14, Pincherle 432. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 1. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell.

MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in D Minor, RV 481,  Op. 45 #7, F VIII  no. 5, Pincherle 282. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 1. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in Eb Major,. RV 483,  Op. 40 #10,  F VIII no. 27, Pincherle 433. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read (original MIDI). Updated Piano and String Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • 1st Mov.   Original File, MIDI:  VEb483_1
  • 1st Mov. Piano, MIDI, tempo: 90 | 100 | 110 | 116 || Strings, MIDI, tempo:   100 | 116
  • 1st Mov. Piano, mp3, tempo: 90 | 100 | 110 | 116 || Strings, mp3, tempo:   100 | 116
  • 2nd Mov. Original File, 1 meas. intro. MIDI:  VEb483_2
  • 2nd Mov. Piano, 1 meas. intro MIDI, tempo: 44 | 50 || Strings, MIDI, tempo:  44 | 50
  • 2nd Mov. Piano, 1 meas. intro, mp3, tempo: 44 | 50 || Strings, mp3, tempo:  44 | 50
  • 3rd Mov.  Original File,  MIDI:  VEb483_3
  • 3rd Mov. Piano, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 90 | 96 || Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 90 | 96
  • 3rd Mov. Piano, mp3, tempo: 80 | 90 | 96 || Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 90 | 96
  • Music, IMSLP
Vivaldi, Concerto in E Minor, RV 484,  Op. 45 #2, F VIII no. 6, Pincherle 13710 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 1. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell. MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in F Major, RV ?? , Op. 40 #7, F. VIII no. 19, Pincherle 299. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 2. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in F Major,  RV 318,  Op. 45 #5,  F VIII  no. 8, Pincherle. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read, String Versions Created by T. Ewell.
  • 1st Mov. Original File, Harpsichord, MIDI, tempo 120:  VC318_1
  • 1st Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 1st Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 100 | 110 | 120
  • 2nd Mov. Original File, Harpsichord, MIDI, tempo 54:  VC318_2
  • 2nd Mov. Strings, MIDI, tempo:  48 | 50 | 54
  • 2nd Mov. Strings, mp3, tempo:  48 | 50 | 54
  • 3rd Mov. Original File, Harpsichord, MIDI, tempo 92:  VC318_3
  • 3rd Mov.Strings, MIDI, tempo: 80 | 88 | 92
  • 3rd Mov.Strings, mp3, tempo: 80 | 88 | 92
MMEAVivaldi, Concerto in F major, RV 490, Op. 40 #25  F. VIII  no. 32, Pincherle 307. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read.
  • 1st Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VF490_1
  • 2nd Mov.  Original File, Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VF490_2
  • 3rd Mov. MIDI, tempo:  VF490_3
  • Music, IMSLP
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in F major,  RV 491, Op. 40 #13,  F. VIII  no. 25, Pincherle 300. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read.
  • 1st Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VF491_1
  • 2nd Mov. Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VF491_2
  • 3rd Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VF491_3
  • Music, IMSLP
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in G major, RV 493, Op. 40 #26  F. VIII no. 30, Pincherle 131. Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read.
  • 1st Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VG493_1
  • 2nd Mov.  Original File, MIDI, tempo:  VG493_2
  • 3rd Mov. Original File,  MIDI, tempo:  VG493_3
  • Music, IMSLP
MMEA Vivaldi, Concerto in G Minor, RV 495 , Op. 40 #20, F. VIII no. 23, Pincherle 384. 10 Bassoon Concerti, Vol. 2. S. Schoenbach Editor, W. Winstead, accompaniment arranger. New York: G. Schirmer, 1972. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA Texas Weber, Andante e Rondo Ungarese, Op. 35. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
MMEA Texas Weber, Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra, Op. 75, 1st Mov, Universal Edition. Accomp. by T. Ewell.

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