Caprice for French Bassoon and String Orchestra

For: Orchestra + solo Solo Violin
page one of Caprice for French Bassoon and String Orchestra

Buy this score now

Caprice for French Bassoon and String Orchestra

$1.50

from $1.50

(+ VAT when applicable)

Preview individual parts:

PDF icon

Instant download

You are purchasing high quality sheet music PDF files suitable for printing or viewing on digital devices.
Composer
Year of composition
2008
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
License details
For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

The German bassoon is now the worldwide standard, but the French bassoon is still played in France, Spain and (alongside the German instrument) in Canada, although the Paris Conservatoire now has a class in the German bassoon. The French instrument, however, is closer in tone to what Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven would have recognized as bassoon sound. It is more nasal and plaintive - more like a bass oboe or cor anglais. It takes thoughtful playing to avoid making the German bassoon sound wooden and unvaried. The French instrument, on the other hand, although not to everyone’s taste, is more lyrical and never uninteresting. It would be a pity if it died out altogether.

The MP3 file conveys a better impression of its sound than the Scorch playback. I hope this little piece will be enjoyed by friends of the French bassoon.

To purchase this score, please add it to your cart above. To purchase music not currently available on Score Exchange or for extended license requests, please contact the publisher directly.

Reviews of Caprice for French Bassoon and String Orchestra

Sorry, there's no reviews of this score yet. Please .