Program Notes for the Solo Tuba

Program Notes for the Solo Tuba

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This is a valuable reference tool for any serious tuba scholar." -TUBA Journal Reviews... an excellent resource... " -American Music TeacherProgram notes, written by the composers themselves, describe 88 works for the solo tuba. Includes works for the tuba alone, tuba and piano, and tuba with other types of accompaniment. Each entry gives complete publication data, a history of the piece, its instrumentation and movements, and a description of its musical structure and characteristics. Gary Bird provides an invaluable resource for students, teachers, and professional performers in building repertoire and in gaining insight into a vital body of contemporary music.show more

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  • Hardback | 166 pages
  • 148.3 x 220.5 x 16.5mm | 312.98g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253311896
  • 9780253311894
  • 1,086,461

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"This is a valuable reference tool for any serious tuba scholar." -TUBA Journal Reviews "... an excellent resource..." -American Music Teachershow more

About Retired - Use Home Address!!! Gary Bird

GARY BIRD is Professor of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches tuba, euphonium, and jazz studies. He has been Principal Tubist of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and is presently tubist with the Johnstown and Westmoreland symphony orchestras.show more

Table of contents

Foreword by Harvey PhillipsPrefacePart One: The RepertoireSamuel Adler: Canto VII for Solo TubaEugene D. Anderson: Concert Piece for Tuba and Band; Concerto No. 1 in B minor for Tuba and OrchestraTheodore Antoniou: Six Likes for Tuba, Op. 33Jan Bach: Quintet for Tuba and StringsDavid Baker: Piece for Solo Tuba and Tuba Quartet: Sonata for Tuba and String QuartetBennie Beach: Divertissement for TubaRule Beasley: Concerto for Tuba and BandThomas Beversdorf: Sonata for Bass Tuba and PianoJohn Boda: Sonatina for Tuba and PianoDoug Borwick: Tuba SonataBruce Broughton: Concerto for Tuba and Wind OrchestraNewel Kay Brown:... and then there were sixRobert Chamberlin: Daysong; Elegy for Solo TubaBarney Childs: Mary's Idea for Tuba and Harpsichord; Seaview for Tuba and Piano; A question of summer for Tuba and HarpJohn Downey: Tabu for TubaArthur Frackenpohl: Sonata for Tuba and PianoGregory Fritze: Basso Concertino; Sonata for Tuba and Piano; Yevrah Yad Thrib BypahCrawford Gates: Suite for Tuba, Op. 53Thom Ritter George: Concertino for Tuba, CN 320; Sonata for Tuba and Piano, CN 307Jennifer Glass: Sonatina for Tuba and PianoMorton Gould: Tuba Suite for Solo Tuba and Three HornsEdward Gregson: Concerto for Tuba and Brass Band (Orchestra, Band, Piano)Walter S. Hartley: Sonata for Tuba and Piano; Sonatina for Tuba and Piano; Suite for Unaccompanied TubaBernard Heiden: Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra; Variations for Solo Tuba and Nine HornsPaul Hindemith: Sonate for Bass Tuba and KlavierMerle E. Hogg: Sonatina for Tuba and PianoRobert Jager: Concerto for Bass Tuba and BandRoger Kellaway: Songs of Ascent for Solo Tuba and OrchestraErland von Koch: Monologue No. 9William Kraft: Tuba Concerto (Andirivieni); Encounters IIFrank Lynn Payne: Canzona de Sonare; Sonata for Tuba and PianoRichard Peaslee: The Devil's HeraldVincent Persichetti:show more

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