Bassoon Syllabus

Daniel Hane

Freshman Year

Repertoire:
Includes, but not limited to: Beethoven, Adagio Cantabile; E. Bourdeau, Premier Solo; D. C. Smith, Caprice; Telemann, Sonata in F Minor.

Scales/Arpeggios/Etudes:
All major scales in varying articulations (e.g. slur 2 tongue 2, slur 3 tongue 1, etc.). Milde, 25 Studies in Scales and Chords, Op. 24; Oubradous, Technical and Melodious Complemental Exercises, Book 3; and Weissenborn, Practical Method B. 1 & 2.

Sightreading Skills:
Sightreading in all major keys, varying time signatures, bass clef. Solo and ensemble literature included.


Sophomore Year

Repertoire:
Includes, but not limited to: Galliard, Sonatas 1-6; Gliere, Humoresque; Burrill Phillipps, Concert Piece; Vivaldi, Concerto in A minor and Concerto in B Minor.

Scales/Arpeggios/Etudes:
All major and minor scales in varying articulations. All scales in thirds. Milde, Concert Studies, Vol. 1; Oubradous, Technical and Melodious Complemental Exercises, Bk. 3; Piard, Method, Book 1.

Sightreading Skills:
Sightreading in all major and minor keys, varying time signatures, bass and tenor clef. Solo and ensemble literature included.


Junior Year

Repertoire:
Includes, but not limited to: Cervetto, Sicilienne; Hindemith, Sonata for Bassoon and Piano; Stadio, Difficult Passages and Solos for Bassoon; Weber, Concerto in F major.

Sightreading Skills:
Sightreading in all major and minor keys, varying time signatures, bass and tenor clef. Solo and ensemble literature included.


Senior Year

Repertoire:
Includes, but not limited to: Etler, Sonata for Bassoon and Piano; Jacob, Partita; Mozart, Bassoon Concerto in Bb; Schoenbach, 20th Century Orchestra Studies; Stadio, Difficult Passages and Solos for Bassoon; Various Symphonies.

Scales/Arpeggios/Etudes:
All major and minor scales in varying articulations. All scales in 3rds, 4ths, 5ths, 6ths, 7ths. Milde, Concert Studies, Vol. 1 & 2;, Oubradous, Method Book 3. Piard, Method No.3.

Sightreading Skills:
Sightreading in all major and minor keys, varying time signatures, bass and tenor clef. Solo and ensemble literature included.

 

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