Bassoon Concerto
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Concerto for Bassoon, part of the album full moon in the city (Oberlin Music OC 15-05):  Premiere recording of Peter Schickele’s bassoon concerto played by George Sakakeeny and the Oberlin Orchestra, conducted by Raphael Jiménez.  Also includes contemporary bassoon music by Augusta Read Thomas, Libby Larsen, and Russell Platt.



bulletTimothy Weiss, bassoon
bulletOberlin Orchestra, conducted by Raphael Jiménez
bulletOberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, conducted by Timothy Weiss
bulletOberlin Sinfonietta, conducted by Timothy Weiss

Track Listing

Bassoon Concertino (Augusta Read Thomas)

[1]  Part 1:  Paul Klee “Rope Dancer”

[2]  Part 2:  Wassily Kandinsky:  “Sky Blue”

[3]  Part 3:  Joan Miro:  “Ladders Cross the Blue Sky in a Wheel of Fire”

full moon in the city (Libby Larsen)

[4] 3 am

[5]  Juking the Moon

[6]  ...5 am

Concerto for Bassoon and Strings (Russell Platt)

[7]  I  Slow

[8]  II  (Song) Sostenuto; like a dream

[9]  III Still slow—Cadenza—Fast

Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra (Peter Schickele)

[10]  I  Blues

[11] II  Intermezzo

[12]  III  Scherzo

[13]  IV  Song

[14]  V  Romp


Audio Samples

Listen to short excerpts from Concerto for Bassoon:

Concerto for Bassoon

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