Concertino for Bassoon and Wind Ensemble was commissioned by Eastern Michigan University Bands and premiered by the EMU Wind Symphony with Christine Prince as solo bassoonist in April, 2004. The version with piano accompaniment was premiered at the 2006 International Double Reed Society conference. It is a dramatic, one-movement work that showcases the performer’s lyricism and technical facility.
This version is for bassoon and wind ensemble.
Solo Parts Included: Solo Bassoon, Piccolo, Flutes 1-2, Oboes 1-2, Clarinets 1-3, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Saxophones 1-2, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpets 1-2, Horns 1-4, Trombones 1-2, Tuba, String Bass, Harp, Timpani (5), Percussion 1 (Marimba, Chimes, Bass Drum, Large Sus. Cym., Snare Drum, Tambourine), Percussion 2 (Vibraphone, Marimba, Xylophone, Large Tam-Tam, Medium Low Toms, Crash Cymbals, Sus. Cymbals), Percussion 3 (Orchestra Bells, Vibraphone, Bass Drum, Sus. Cymbals, Triangles)