Horn Sonata No. 1 - 1st. Movement - Andante

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This is a brand new ppiece composed for French Horn without accompaniment. It has three movements all connected by the opening material of the first movement. I am publishing this piece as separate movements as well as a complete edition.

The opening movement is marked andante. It opens with a repeated tonic followed by an arpeggiated 1/16th figure with a closing descending scale. These three ideas form the basic musical material for the whole sonata. Throughout the first movement these three ideas are transformed and manipulated, expanded and contracted while maintaining a clear musical structure (basically Ternary form). As with sonata form, the final reprise of the original ideas is transformed by their 'journey'.

The style of the music is rather like a Bach partita for solo instrument.

The movement takes the player through most of the horn's range, but does not require any extended techniques, so should be handleable by moderately skilled players.


Score ID
206520
Composer
Year of composition
2018
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
5 minutes
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Horn in F [no key])
Genre
Modern classical music
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