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Program Number 69

“For He Heard the Loud Bassoon”

FUCIK:  From “Thunder & Blazes”, Gurzenich Bassoon Quintet, “Fagottissimo”, MD + G L 3379

SIBELIUS:  From Symphony No. 2 in D, Opus 43, 1st Mvt., The Cleveland Orchestra/Levi, Telarc CD 80095

Stravinsky Bassoon Collage

STRAVINSKY:  From “Le Sacre du Printemps,” Introduction, Orchestre symphonique de Montreal/Dutoit, London 414 202 2

STRAVINSKY:  From Symphony in Three Movements, 3rd Mvt., Columbia Symphony Orchestra/ Stravinsky, CBS MK 42434

STRAVINSKY:  From “Petrushka,” “Chez le maure”, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle, Angel/EMI CDC 49053

STRAVINSKY:  From Octet for Wind Instruments, 2nd Mvt., London Sinfonietta/Salonen, Sony SK 45965

STRAVINSKY:  From “Firebird,” Lullaby, London Symphony Orchestra/Dorati, Mercury 432 012 2

Inter-Era Bassoon Sonata

BERTOLI:  From Sonata for Bassoon & Continuo No. 1, Michael McCraw, bassoon/Julian Fifer, cello/Dennis Michno, harpsichord, Cambridge CRS 2826

SCHICKELE:  Summer Serenade for Bassoon & Piano, 2nd Mvt., Lauren Goldstein, bassoon/Peter Lurie, piano, Private Collection

WEISSENBORN:  Arioso, Opus 9, No. 1, Masahito Tanaka, bassoon/Seiko Sumi, piano, Astoria DP 87007

MOZART:  Sonata in B Flat for Bassoon & Cello (KV 292), Klaus Thunemann, bassoon/Stephen Orton, cello, Philips 422 390 2

BEETHOVEN:  From Symphony No. 8, 1st Mvt., The Hanover Band/Goodman, Nimbus NI 5130

BIZET arr. SOMMERS/BRANDT:  From “Carmen”, Spike Jones, “Spike Jones is Murdering the Classics”, RCA 3235 2 R

Inter-Era Bassoon Concerto

VIVALDI:  Concerto for Bassoon, Strings & Continuo in G (RV 493), 3rd Mvt., Klaus Thunemann/I Musici, Philips 432 124 2

T. MONK/WILLIAMS (ASCAP/BMI):  “Round Midnight”, Illinois Jacquet, “The Blues; That’s Me!”, Prestige OJCCD 614 2

WINTER:  From Bassoon Concertino in C minor, 3rd Mvt., Laszlo Hara/Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra/Lukacs, Hungaroton HCD 31139

Tidbit Time

P. D. Q. BACH:  “Lip My Reeds” (S. 32’), Tennessee Bassoon Quartet, “Music for an Awful Lot of Winds & Percussion”, Telarc CD 80307

FUCIK:  “Thunder & Blazes”, Gurzenich Bassoon Quintet, “Fagottissimo”, MD + G L 3379

ALMENRADER:  From Introduction & Variation, Opus 4, Masahito Tanaka, bassoon/Seiko Sumi, piano, Astoria DP 87007

Our theme music is

MOZART:  Symphony No. 24 (K 182), 2nd Mvt., Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London/Leinsdorf, MCA Classics MCAD2 9812B


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