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MMEA (Maryland Music Educators Association) Bassoon Solo Accompaniments.

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Besozzi , Sonata. Waterhouse Edition. By Terry B. Ewell
1st Movement, Allegro Tempo (quarter notes).
  • 1st Section. There is a two measure count off:  60 | 70 | 80 | 90 | 100 
  • 2nd Section. There is a two measure count off:  60 | 70 | 80 | 90 | 100 
2nd Movement, Adagio (eighth notes).
  • 1st Section. There is a two beat count off.  606876 | 80 
  • 2nd Section. There is a two beat count off.  606876 | 80 
3rd Movement, Presto (dotted quarter notes)
  • 1st Section. There is a two measure count off in eighth notes:  3042505660 | 66 
  • 2nd Section. There is a two measure count off in eighth notes:  3042505660 | 66 
Best, Arthur, Grandfather's Waltz. Belwin (New York, 1962). By Terry B. Ewell
Best, Arthur, Little Elephant. Belwin (New York, 1962). By T.. Ewell

    Bourdeau, Premier Solo. By T. Ewell. 
    • During extended rests, a note on each beat is added in the bass. Tempo 606672 

    Bozza, Fantaisie. By T. Ewell

    • Number 1 Andantino ma non troppo to number 5. Tempo 100 
Bratton, John W., The Teddy Bears' Picnic. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1949. Accompaniment. by Terry B. Ewell.
  • First part, up to first repeat. MIDI, Tempo:  80 | 100 | 116 
  • Second part, after first repeat. MIDI, Tempo:  80 | 100 | 116 

    Corelli, Gigue. By L. Gardiner

    David, Concertino. By T. Ewell

    • 1st section. Tempo: 88
    • 2nd section (Presto agitato). Tempo (half note):  60 
    • 3rd section  (Piu mosso). Tempo (half note): 70
    Devienne, Premier Concerto. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    • 1st mov.,  Tempo: 124
    • 2nd mov. Tempo: 80
    Devienne, Sonata 1, Op. 24.  Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Devienne, Sonatas 5 and 6. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Devienne, F., Sonata in G minor, Op. 24, No.5.  Edition by Musica Rara. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st mov. Tempo: 100
    • 2nd mov. Tempo: 76
    • 3rd mov. Tempo:  92
    Donizetti/ G. Tamplini, Fantasia, "Linda di Chamonix." Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Eccles, Henry. G minor Sonata. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st mov. Largo. Three sounding notes before upbeat. Tempo (eighth): 566066
    • 2nd mov. Corrente. Three beats given beforre up beat. Tempo: 668096108
    • 3rd mov. Adagio. Tempo (half): 40 | 44 
    • 4th mov. Vivace. Tempo (eighth): 100 | 120 | 144 
Erickson, Frank, March of the Leprechauns. Belwin (NewYork, 1963). By T. Ewell
Erickson, Frank, Song for Today. New York: Belwin Mills, 1964. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
    Galliard First Sonata in A minor. By T. Ewell
    • 1st Mov., Cantabile. Tempo:  40
    • 2nd Mov., Spiritoso e Staccato. Tempo: 6072 
    • 3rd Mov., Largo e Staccato. Not double dotted. Starts three beats before the first complete measure. Tempo: 5056
    • 3rd Mov., Largo e Staccato. Double dotted. Starts three beats before the first complete measure. Tempo: 54
    • 4th Mov., Hornpipe a l'Inglese, tempo: 84  | 96  |  116
    • 5th Mov., Vivace. Tempo: 66  | 84 |  92
     Galliard Second Sonata in G. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st Mov. Tempo: 108
    • 2nd Mov. Tempo: 132
    • 3rd Mov. Tempo: 50
    • 4th Mov. Tempo: 108
Grieg, Edvard, In the Hall of the Mountain KingIn Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell.  One complete measure before the piece starts. The file 60_120 changes tempo at each letter except G. The file 60_160 changes tempo frequently throughout the piece. Hawkins, Alan, March of the Bassoons. Belwin Mills (NewYork, 1980). By T. Ewell
Hill, William H., Whispering Reeds. Illinois:Neil A. Kjos Music Company, 1978. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
    Hurlstone, Sonata in F. Major. By T. Ewell
    (See mp3 for other files)
    • Fourth Mov., Animato (end), Letter I.  Tempo 100 | 120 | 126 | 132
Ivanovici, Waves of the Danube. New York: Belwin Mills, 1970. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Starts with two preparation measures. MIDI, Tempo:  100 | 120 | 132 
    Jancourt, Neapolitan, Op. 28, edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Jancourt, Romance sans Paroles, Op. 113.  By T. Ewell.
    • Tempo: 63
    Jancourt, Variations Brilliantes, edition by RR Products. By T. Ewell.
Johnson, Roy D., Gavotte. In Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Tempo:  80 | 92 
Johnson, Roy D., Gigue. In Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell. Johnson, Roy D., A Little Song. Belwin Mills (New York, 1977). By T. Ewell
Johnson, Roy D., Sarabande. New York: Belwin Mills, 1978. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Tempo:  60 | 72 
    Lalliet, Fantasie Brilliante, Edition by RR Products. By T. Ewell.
Massenet, J., Arr. Johnson, Elegy. New York: Belwin Mills, 1978. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • Tempo:  60 | 66 
    Miroshnikov, Scherzo, edition Inernational. By T. Ewell.
    Merci, Sonata in G minor, Op. III/4. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st Mov., Allemanda,   Tempo: 66
    • 2nd Mov., Cantabile. Tempo: 46
    • 3rd Mov., Menuetto-Presto. Tempo: 112120
    Merci, Sonata No. 5. By Terry B. Ewell.
    • Minuetto. Tempo (dotted quarter): 104120 | 132
    Milde, L., Tarantella Op. 20, By Terry B. Ewell.
    Millars, H. Yankee Doodle Variations, Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Mozart, W. A., Bassoon Concerto, K191. 1st Mov. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st Mov., Tempo: 103
    • 1st Mov., mm. 32-97. This enters just before the solo. Tempo: 92  | 96  | 104  |  112
    • 1st Mov., mm. 98-153. Tempo: 9296  | 104  | 112

    Mozart, W. A., Bassoon Concerto, K191, Edition Breitkopf, 2nd Mov. Accomp. by T. Ewell.

    • Starts two eighth notes before opening. two eights after
      cadenza. Tempo (eighth notes): 60 | 72 | 76 | 80 | 88 | 92
    Mozart, W. A., Bassoon Concerto, K191, 2nd Mov. Accomp. by L. Gardner.

    Mozart, W. A., Bassoon Concerto, K191. 3rd Mov. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
Mozart, W. A., MinuettoIn Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • MIDI, Tempo:  60 | 7280 
Myers, Theldon, DaydreamsMichigan: Lake State Publications, 1979. Accomp. by T. Ewell
    • MIDI Tempo:  72 | 80 | 92 
    • mp3 Tempo:  72 | 80 | 92 
    Neukirchner, Wenzel, Burleske "Carnival Variations" for Bassoon and Piano, Edition by RR Products. Accomp. by Vernon B. Read.
Paine, J., The Happy HunterIn Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell. Paine, Henry T., The Troubador New York, Belwin Mills, 1970. By T. Ewell
Ponce, Manuel A., Ed. Simpson, EstrellitaIn Classic Festival Solos, vol. 2. Miami: 1993. Accomp. by T. Ewell. This also appears in the level 3 list.
    • MIDI, Tempo:  60 | 66 
Roff, Joachim, Poem. New York: Belwin, 1963. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
Rubenstein, Anton, Melody in F. New York: Belwin, 1963. Accomp. by T. Ewell.
  • MIDI, Tempo:  60 | 72  
    Saint-Saens, Sonata Op. 168. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st mov. Tempo:  7076  
    • 2nd mov. Tempo:  8896 | 104 | 116 
    • 3rd mov. Opening. Tempo (eighth):  6366  
    • 3rd mov., Allegro moderato. Tempo: 88  | 100  | 116  
Siennicki, Edmund J., Highland Heather. Illinois: Neil A. Kjos Music Co., 1970. Accomp. by T. Ewell. Siennicki, Edmund, Woodland Waltz. Illinois: Neil A. Kjos Music Co., 1964). By T. Ewell
Spencer, William, The Merry-Go-Round. Minnesota: Hal Leonard Music, 1966. By T. Ewell.
    Spohr, Adagio for bassoon and piano, Edition by N. Simrock. By T. Ewell.
    • Tempo: 44

    Telemann, Sonata in F minor.
    • 1st mov. By T. Ewell. Tempo: 52 
    • 1st mov. By David Pierce. Tempo: 96
    • 2nd mov. By T. Ewell. Tempo: 100
    • 2nd mov. By David Pierce. Tempo: 148
    • 3rd mov. By T. Ewell. Tempo: 42  |  46
    • 3rd. mov. By David Pierce. Tempo: 69
    • 4th mov. Edition by Amadeus. By T. Ewell. Tempo: 108
    • 4th mov. By David Pierce. Tempo: 108
    Vanhal, J. B., Concerto for Two Bassoons in F Major, 1st mov. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, A Minor Concerto F. VIII, No. 7 Pincherle 72. By T. Ewell. Vivaldi, Concerto in Bb Major,    RV 502,  Op. 40 #11,  F VIII #24. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major,    RV 476,  Op. 40 #27,  F VIII #31. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major,  RV 479,  Op. 40 #14,  F VIII #26. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Concerto in Eb Major,. RV 483,  Op. 40 #10,  F VIII #27. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Concerto in F major, RV 490, Op. 40 #25  F. VIII, #32. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Concerto in F major,  RV 491, Op. 40 #13  F. VIII, #25. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Concerto in G major, RV 493, Op. 40 #26  F. VIII, #30. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Vivaldi, Unfinished Concerto in C major,  RV 482, Op. 40 #16, F. 290. Edition by RR Products. By Vernon B. Read.
    Weber, Andante e Rondo Ungarese, Op. 35. By T. Ewell.
    • Andante. Tempo: 104  | 116 
    • Rondo. Tempo:  60  | 69  | 76  | 84 
    Weber, Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra, Op. 75, 1st Mov, Universal Edition. By T. Ewell.
    • 1st Mov. up to the recapitulation, meas. 180. Tempo: 96108 | 116 | 120
    • 1st Mov., recapitulation to the end, starts meas. 176. Tempo: 96108116120
    • 2nd Mov. Tempo: 60 | 66  
    • 3rd Mov. Tempo: 100  | 108  | 116|   
    Weissenborn, Capriccio, Op. 14. By T. Ewell.
    Weissenborn, Romance, Op. 3. By T. Ewell.
    • Tempo:  50 | 60  | 66  
    Weissenborn, Two Pieces, Op. 9. By T. Ewell.
    • Arioso. Tempo: 50
    • Humoresque. Tempo:  104116

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