Bassoon pieces

Bassoon repertoire list – face-to-face and digital exams (from 2022)

Select three pieces from the list: two accompanied pieces from group A and one unaccompanied piece from group B.

You can download here a PDF of all Bassoon pieces.

For full guidance on repertoire selection, including options to perform a duet, and an own composition, please refer to the syllabus.

* Accompaniment available separately

† Piano accompaniment available for mini bassoon

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Aubert, arr. Hilling & Bergmann

Gavotte, no. 7

First Book of Bassoon Solos

Faber 0571502423

2.

Bortniansky, arr. Wastall

Duo (duet)

Learn as You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

3.

Burness

Allegro, no. 2

Four Easy Pieces

Paterson's PAT60019

4.

Chedeville, arr. Wastall

Fanfare (duet)

Learn as You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

5.

Cowles

Catch the Crook, no. 5 or Croonin' 'oon, no. 6

Twenty-Five Fun Moments for Bassoon

Studio M050010845

6.

Czerny, arr. Barratt

Rise and Shine!

Bravo! Bassoon

Boosey M060106682

7.

Diabelli, arr. Wastall

Serenade (from Twelve Short Pieces )*, p22

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

8.

Gervaise, arr. Barratt

Allemande

Bravo! Bassoon

Boosey M060106682

9.

Gorb

Bell Ringer

Up Front Album for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0308

10.

Harris

Daisy Daisy or Haunted House

Bassoon Basics

Faber 0571540740

11.

Harris

Baboon 1

Three Baboons for Bassoon

Queen's Temple QT171

12.

Harris

Nelson (duet)

What's Your Name

Queen's Temple QT197

13.

Haydn, arr. Lawrance

St Anthony Chorale*

Winner Scores All for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0326

14.

Hughes

Minuet, no. 1

Six Low Solos

Emerson E10

15.

Lyons

Far and Wide, Side by Side (duet)

Far and Wide, Side by Side

Useful UD706 (download)

16.

Lyons

Eva's Tango or Rock Steady

Compositions for Bassoon vol. 1

Useful U140

17.

Morris

Ballad or On the Move or Late for School

Autumn Days

Reed RM576

18.

Muset, arr. Challinger

Winter Song†

Bassoon Favourites vol. 1

Montem 134

19.

Sheen

Rondo, no. 3 or The Dancing Lesson, no. 4

The Really Easy Bassoon Book

Faber 0571510353

20.

Tchaikovsky, arr. Sheen

Russian Folksong, no. 6

The Really Easy Bassoon Book

Faber 0571510353

21.

Trad., arr. Challinger

L’homme armé†

Bassoon Favourites vol. 1

Montem 134

22.

Trad., arr. Hilling & Bergmann

Cockle Shells, no. 19

First Book of Bassoon Solos

Faber 0571502423

23.

Trad., arr. Lawrance

The Mallow Fling*

Easy Winners

Brass Wind 0332

24.

Trad., arr. Ramsay

The Vicar of Bray or My Love’s an Arbutus

Favourite Folksongs for the Beginner Bassoonist

Spartan SP530 (out of print)

25.

Watts

Sea Sparkle

Razzamajazz Bassoon

Mayhew 3611738

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Harris

Hornpipe Study or Floral Dance

Bassoon Basics

Faber 0571540740

2.

Rae

Blue Bop, no. 4 or Power House, no. 2

16 Characteristic Studies

Reedimensions RD036

3.

Sebba

Dawn Chorus, no. 54

Abracadabra Bassoon

Collins 9780713654172

4.

Trad., arr. Sebba

Auld Lang Syne, no. 73 or Ha-tikvah, no. 76

Abracadabra Bassoon

Collins 9780713654172

5.

Wastall

Unit 12 ex. 1, p30 or Unit 12 ex. 3, p30

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

6.

Watts

Study in Green

Fresh Air - Bassoon

Mayhew 3611886

7.

Weissenborn

Study no. 7 or Study no. 8 or Study no. 9, p3

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 1

Peters EP2277a

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Barratt

Anna’s Cake-walk

Bravo! Bassoon

Boosey M060106682

2.

Bartlett

Cairo Carnival

Just for Fun! Bassoon

UMP M224405699

3.

Bogar, arr. Wastall

Quick Dance*, p60

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

4.

Boyle

Prelude, no. 1

Little Suite

Boosey M060065408

5.

Cowles

Bassoon Street Blues

Twenty-Five Fun Moments for Bassoon

Studio M050010845

6.

Gershwin, arr. Lawrance

Someone to Watch Over Me*

Easy Winners

Brass Wind 0332

7.

Gregson

Nostalgic Waltz or Russian Waltz

Up Front Album for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0308

8.

Grieg, arr. Sheen

Bauernlied (from Two Norwegian Melodies ), no. 13

The Really Easy Bassoon Book

Faber 0571510353

9.

Harris

The Birdcatcher's Song

Bassoon Basics

Faber 0571540740

10.

Harris

Baboon 2

Three Baboons for Bassoon

Queen's Temple QT171

11.

Harris

Someone Keeps Interrupting Me (duet) or On the Riverbank (duet) or Mozart Comes to Breakfast (duet)

Twenty Tunes for Two Bassoons

Queen's Temple QT201

12.

Henry VIII, arr. Challinger

Pastime with Good Company†

Bassoon Favourites vol. 1

Montem 134

13.

Lyons

Cycling Slowly (duet)

Cycling Slowly

Useful UD707 (download)

14.

Morris

Waltz of the Leprechauns or Cool Cat

Autumn Days

Reed RM576

15.

Rameau, arr. Barratt

Sarabande

Bravo! Bassoon

Boosey M060106682

16.

Rosseter, arr. Hilling & Bergmann

Song, no. 21

First Book of Bassoon Solos

Faber 0571502423

17.

Saint-Saëns, arr. Sheen

The Elephant, no. 11

The Really Easy Bassoon Book

Faber 0571510353

18.

Satzenhofer

Duet no. 15 (duet)

24 Duets

IMC 1078

19.

Schumann, arr. Hilling & Bergmann

The Merry Peasant, no. 20 (with repeats)

First Book of Bassoon Solos

Faber 0571502423

20.

Sullivan, arr. Challinger

Policeman's Song†

Bassoon Favourites vol. 1

Montem 134

21.

Susato, arr. Challinger

Ronde†

Bassoon Favourites vol. 1

Montem 134

22.

Tchaikovsky, arr. Lawrance

Dance of the Mirlitons*

Winner Scores All for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0326

23.

Trad., arr. Ramsay

All Through the Night or Kelvin Grove

Favourite Folksongs for the Beginner Bassoonist

Spartan SP530 (out of print)

24.

Watts

Humdinger Hoedown

Fresh Air - Bassoon

Mayhew 3611886

25.

Wedgwood

Cheeky Cherry

Really Easy Jazzin’ About (Bassoon)

Faber 057152138X

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Chedeville, arr. Wastall

Tambourin

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

2.

Diabelli, arr. Wastall

Etude, p33

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

3.

Langey

No. 18, p19

The Bassoon: Practical Tutor

Boosey M060035975

4.

Rae

Slow Coach, no. 6 or Inter-Galactic March, no. 5

16 Characteristic Studies

Reedimensions RD036

5.

Sebba

Courtly Dance, no. 96

Abracadabra Bassoon

Collins 9780713654172

6.

Trad., arr. Sebba

Portsmouth, no. 88

Abracadabra Bassoon

Collins 9780713654172

7.

Weissenborn

Study no. 6, p5 or Study no. 1, p6

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 1

Peters EP2277a

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Amos

Lucian’s March

The CMA Notebook for Bassoon

CMA 240

2.

Arlen, arr. Lawrance

Over the Rainbow*

Winner Scores All for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0326

3.

Barratt

Three Variations on 'Cat in the Snow'

Bravo! Bassoon

Boosey M060106682

4.

Bizet, arr. Sheen

Entr'acte (from Carmen )

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

5.

Cowles

Ragoon, no. 19 or Thumb a Lift, no. 21 or 'Oonerism, no. 22

Twenty-Five Fun Moments for Bassoon

Studio M050010845

6.

Dodgson

Hobby Horse

Up Front Album for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0308

7.

Elliott

Signature Tune or The Donkey Trot

Ivor the Engine Suite

Paterson’s PAT60603

8.

Farnaby, arr. Sheen

Fayne Would I Wedd

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

9.

Galliard

Menuet alternat (4th movt from Sonata no. 6 in C )

Sonata no. 6 in C

Hinrichsen H753F

10.

Goddard

Daydreams

Party Pieces

Clifton C117

11.

Handel, arr. Lawrance

Hornpipe (from The Water Music )*

Easy Winners

Brass Wind 0332

12.

Handel, arr. Sheen

Jig (from The Water Music )

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

13.

Harris

Be flat cha cha cha

Bassoon Basics

Faber 0571540740

14.

Harris

Boot Joint Boogie (duet) or Reverie de la jardin de fleurs (duet) or Down Crooked Lanes (duet) or The Rite Time (duet)

Twenty Tunes for Two Bassoons

Queen's Temple QT201

15.

Hughes

Valse Humoresque, no. 6

Six Low Solos

Emerson E10

16.

Lyons

Tartan Vicars (duet)

Tartan Vicars

Useful UD708 (download)

17.

Milde

No. 2 (from Three Easy Pieces )

Bassoon Solos vol. 1

Chester CH55092

18.

Mozart, arr. Harris

Birdcatcher's Song

Bassoon Basics

Faber 0571540740

19.

Rimsky- Korsakov, arr. Sheen

Theme from Scheherazade

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

20.

Satzenhofer

Duet no. 24 (duet)

24 Duets

IMC 1078

21.

Trad., arr. Ramsay

The Flight of the Earls or Ye Banks and Braes

Favourite Folksongs for the Beginner Bassoonist

Spartan SP530 (out of print)

22.

Verdi, arr. Challinger

La donna è mobile†

Bassoon Favourites vol. 1

Montem 134

23.

Watts

Shiny Shoe Shimmy

Fresh Air - Bassoon

Mayhew 3611886

24.

Wedgwood

Easy Tiger or Hot Chilli

Really Easy Jazzin’ About (Bassoon)

Faber 057152138X

25.

Weissenborn, arr. Wastall

Arioso*, p61

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Concone

Study no. 8: Lento maestoso

The Singing Bassoon

Emerson E281

2.

Eisenhardt

Ex. 2: Polonaise, p121

Das Fagott vol. 1

DVfM DV30021

3.

Gariboldi, arr. Wastall

Study no. 1: Andantino, p42 or Study no. 4: Allegretto grazioso, p54

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

4.

Langey

No. 29, p24 or no. 43, p31

The Bassoon: Practical Tutor

Boosey M060035975

5.

Rae

Circular Waltz, no. 10 or A Bunch of Fives, no. 9

16 Characteristic Studies

Reedimensions RD036

6.

Trad., arr. Sebba

Mexican Hat Dance, no. 107

Abracadabra Bassoon

Collins 9780713654172

7.

Weissenborn

Study no. 4, p10

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 1

Peters EP2277a

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Bartók, arr. Sheen

Evening in the Country (from 10 Easy Pieces )

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

2.

Bernstein, arr. Elliott

There is a Garden (from Trouble in Tahiti ) or One Hand, One Heart (from West Side Story )

Leonard Bernstein for Bassoon

Boosey M051570249

3.

Boismortier

Gigue, no. 4 and Paysane, no. 5

8 Little Pieces from op. 40

Peters EP8380

4.

Burness

Friday

Five Day Week

Paterson's PAT60502

5.

Cowles

The Zebra Crossing

Who’s Zoo?

Clifton C110

6.

Dukas, arr. Forbes

Extract from The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Classical and Romantic Pieces book 1

OUP 9780193565340

7.

Farnaby, arr. Sheen

Tower Hill

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

8.

Galliard

Hornpipe (from Sonata no. 1 in A minor )

Sonata no. 1 in A minor

Hinrichsen H753A

9.

Goddard

Ragamuffin

Party Pieces

Clifton C117

10.

Howells

Minuet (Grace for a Fresh Egg)

Minuet (Grace for a Fresh Egg)

Novello NOV120563

11.

Joplin, arr. Challinger

The Nonpareil

Bassoon Favourites vol. 2

Montem 136

12.

Lyons

Wonderful, Wonderful Wolverhampton

Wonderful, Wonderful Wolverhampton

Useful UD357 (download)

13.

Lyons

The Garden Tiger

Compositions for Bassoon vol. 1

Useful U140

14.

Mercy

Minuetto (from Sonata no. 5 )

Bassoon Solos vol. 1

Chester CH55092

15.

Milde

No. 1 or no. 3 (from Three Easy Pieces )

Bassoon Solos vol. 1

Chester CH55092

16.

Norton

Inter City Stomp or Sunday Blues

Microjazz for Bassoon

Boosey M060085642

17.

Pace, arr. Wastall

Pastorale*, p59

Learn As You Play Bassoon

Boosey M060029462

18.

Pfeiffer

Romance (2nd movt from Concerto in Bb )

Concerto in Bb

Leuckart AM35b

19.

Richens

I've Got It under Control

Bassoon Rocks

Con moto CMT7701

20.

Satie, arr. Sheen

Le Piccadilly

Going Solo (Bassoon)

Faber 0571509878

21.

Sheen

March of the Day or Rondolettinetto

Mr Sheen's Miscellany for Bassoon - Grade 4

Clifton C184

22.

Telemann

Andante (3rd movt from Sonatina in A minor )

2 Sonatinas

Schott FAG26

23.

Trad., arr. Hilling & Bergmann

The Maiden's Blush

Second Book of Bassoon Solos

Faber 0571506046

24.

Wedgwood

The Friends

The Friends

Faber (download)

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Concone

Study no. 1: Moderato sostenuto or Study no. 27: Allegro sostenuto

The Singing Bassoon

Emerson E281

2.

Jancourt

Ex. 1: Allegro poco agitato, p154

Das Fagott vol. 1

DVfM DV30021

3.

Kling

Ex. 2: Adagio, p141

Das Fagott vol. 1

DVfM DV30021

4.

Langey

No. 50 and no. 51, p34

The Bassoon: Practical Tutor

Boosey M060035975

5.

Lawrance

Study 3hree

Featuring Melody for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0333

6.

Ozi

Andantino, no. 17

42 Caprices

Hofmeister FH3028

7.

Rae

Pizza, Pizza!, no. 16 or The Gaffer, no. 15

16 Characteristic Studies

Reedimensions RD036

8.

Wagner, arr. Sebba

Ride of the Valkyries (extract), no. 130

Abracadabra Bassoon

Collins 9780713654172

9.

Watts

Study in Orange

Fresh Air - Bassoon

Mayhew 3611886

10.

Weissenborn

Study no. 3 or Study no. 7

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 2

Peters EP2277b

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Baines

Introduction and Hornpipe (complete)

Introduction and Hornpipe

Schott ED10531

2.

Besozzi

Presto (3rd movt from Sonata in Bb )

Sonata in Bb

OUP 9780193855564

3.

Boismortier

Gavotte (2nd movt from Sonata in C minor , op. 50 no. 5)

2 Sonatas, op. 50 nos. 4 & 5

Musica Rara MR2169

4.

Carlson

The Wooden Broomstick Scherzo

The Wooden Broomstick Scherzo

Phylloscopus PP427

5.

Corrette

Aria (2nd movt from Sonata no. 1 )

Les délices de la solitude, op. 20 vol. 1

Schott ED12209

6.

Cowles

Hip Hip Hippo-ray!

Who’s Zoo?

Clifton C110

7.

Dunhill

Scherzino or Intermezzo alla gavotta (2nd or 4th movt from Lyric Suite , op. 96)

Lyric Suite, op. 96

Boosey M060019029

8.

Elliott

Land of Ice or Sky-Flights

Noggin the Nog

Paterson's PAT60700

9.

Galliard

Adagio and Spiritoso (3rd and 4th movts from Sonata no. 3 in F )

Six Sonatas vol. 1

IMC 2114

10.

Galliard

Tempo di Menuet (6th movt from Sonata no. 4 in E minor )

Six Sonatas vol. 2

IMC 2116

11.

Glatz

Declamation (1st movt from Suite for Bassoon & Piano )

Suite for Bassoon & Piano

Phylloscopus PP131

12.

Hart

Andante

Unbeaten Tracks

Faber 0571520049

13.

Hindemith

Leicht bewegt (1st movt from Sonata (1938) )

Sonata (1938)

Schott ED3686

14.

Lyons

June in Paris

Compositions for Bassoon vol. 1

Useful U140

15.

Marcello

Allegro (3rd movt from Sonata in A minor )

Sonata in A minor

IMC 2286

16.

Mozart

Andante (from Sonata for Bassoon and Cello , K 292)

Bassoon Solos vol. 1

Chester CH55092

17.

Mozart, arr. Challinger

Portrait Aria

Bassoon Favourites vol. 2

Montem 136

18.

Mussorgsky, arr. Challinger

The Old Castle

Bassoon Favourites vol. 2

Montem 136

19.

Parker

Evening Thoughts

Three Trifles

Stainer H309

20.

Phibbs

Tango Rouge

Unbeaten Tracks

Faber 0571520049

21.

Rae

Movin' and Groovin'

In the Groove

Reedimensions RD043

22.

Ridout

3rd movt (from Sonata )

Sonata

Emerson E109

23.

Sullivan

Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes

Three Famous Songs by Gilbert & Sullivan

Dr Downing 1111007

24.

Telemann

Andante cantabile (1st movt from Sonata in F minor , TWV 41:f1)

Sonata in F minor, TWV 41:f1

IMC 1151

25.

Vivaldi

Largo and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata no. 1 in Bb , RV 47)

Six Sonatas

Schott ED4927

26.

Vojáček

Scherzo - Kolomyjka

Bassoon Solos vol. 1

Chester CH55092

27.

Walker

A la Russe

A la Russe

Weinberger M570050727

28.

Wedgwood

Remember When or Sliding Doors

Remember When or Sliding Doors

Faber (download)

29.

Weissenborn

Arioso and Humoresque

Two Pieces, op. 9

IMC 1432

30.

Wolf-Ferrari

Strimpellata (2nd movt from Suite-Concertino in F , op. 16)

Suite-Concertino in F, op. 16

Ricordi NR122712

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Allen

Study no. 17

Progressive Studies

Clifton C174

2.

J S Bach

Bourrée no. 1 (from Suite no. 3 in C )

Six Suites for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1007-1012

Bärenreiter BA320

3.

Braun

Minuetto, p3 or Lamenterole, p15

Solos (1740)

Schott ED12237

4.

Concone

Study no. 6: Andantino amabile

The Singing Bassoon

Emerson E281

5.

Cowles

Nuisance (from Six Miniature Studies )

Tenor Toons for ’Oons

Studio M050033189

6.

Jancourt

Study no. 9: Allegro

26 Melodic Studies, op. 15

IMC 1898

7.

Langey

No. 109: Rapid Articulation, p66

The Bassoon: Practical Tutor

Boosey M060035975

8.

Neukirchner

Allegro, no. 1 or Tempo ad lib, no. 2

23 Bassoon Exercises (Intermediate)

EMB Z.2218

9.

Ozi

Andantino, no. 23

42 Caprices

Hofmeister FH3028

10.

Weissenborn

Study no. 6

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 2

Peters EP2277B

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Besozzi

Allegro (1st movt from Sonata in Bb )

Sonata in Bb

OUP 9780193855564

2.

Boismortier

Largo and Allegro (3rd and 4th movts from Sonata in C minor , op. 50 no. 5)

2 Sonatas, op. 50 nos. 4 & 5

Musica Rara MR2169

3.

Carr

No. 1 or no. 3

Three Pieces Blue

Phylloscopus PP531

4.

Challinger

Serenade

Serenade

Montem 272255M

5.

Damase

Basson junior

Basson junior

Lemoine 24767

6.

Danzi

Andante (2nd movt from Concerto in F )

Concerto in F

Leuckart AM30b

7.

Devienne

Largo (2nd movt from Sonata in F , op. 24 no. 3)

Sonata in F, op. 24 no. 3

Breitkopf MR2047

8.

Devienne

Adagio (2nd movt from Sonata in G minor , op. 24 no. 5)

Sonata in G minor, op. 24 no. 5

Breitkopf MR2049

9.

Devienne

Adagio (2nd movt from Sonata no. 1 in C , op. 24)

The Chester Bassoon Anthology

Chester CH86592

10.

Dunhill

Allegretto amabile or Nocturne (1st or 3rd movt (from Lyric Suite , op. 96)

Lyric Suite, op. 96

Boosey M060019029

11.

Fauré, arr. Oubradous

Pièce

Pièce

Leduc AL19974

12.

Foster

Rondo

Rondo

Stainer 2577

13.

Françaix

Lento (2nd movt from Divertissement )

Divertissement

Schott FAG17

14.

Godfrey

Introduction, moderato and any two variations (from Lucy Long )

Lucy Long

Boosey M060830846

15.

Hardy

Nocturne

Nocturne

Camden CM165

16.

Hurlstone

Allegretto (3rd movt from Sonata in F )

Sonata in F

Emerson E75

17.

Jacob

Four Sketches (contrabassoon only)

Four Sketches

Emerson E73

18.

Marcello

Adagio and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata in E minor )

Sonata in E minor

IMC 2215

19.

Milde

Tarantella, op. 20

Tarantella, op. 20

Breitkopf MR1092

20.

Milde

Andante, no. 1

Three Study Pieces

Musica Rara MR1180

21.

Naoumoff

No. 1 (from Three Elégies )

Three Elégies

Schott FAG21

22.

Neruda

Allegro spiritoso (1st movt from Concerto in C )

Concerto in C

Musica Rara MR2200

23.

Stamitz

Poco presto (3rd movt from Concerto in F )

Concerto in F

Sikorski 339K

24.

Tansman

Aria (2nd movt from Sonatine )

Sonatine

Eschig ME00665700

25.

Telemann

Andante cantabile (1st movt from Sonata in F minor , TWV 41:f1) (contrabassoon only)

Sonata in F minor, TWV 41:f1

IMC 1151

26.

Telemann

Allegro (2nd movt from Sonatina in A minor )

2 Sonatinas

Schott FAG26

27.

Vivaldi

Largo and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonata no. 5 in E minor , RV 40)

Six Sonatas

Schott ED4927

28.

Vogel

Romanze (2nd movt from Concerto in C )

Concerto in C

Sikorski 521K

29.

Wedgwood

Falling

Falling

Faber (download)

30.

Weissenborn

Capriccio, op. 14

Capriccio, op. 14

IMC 1585

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

J S Bach

Menuett I and Menuett II (from Suite no. 1 in G )

Six Suites for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1007-1012

Bärenreiter BA320

2.

J S Bach, transc. Waterhouse

Bourrée Anglaise (4th movt from Partita , BWV 1013)

Partita, BWV 1013

Universal UE18135

3.

Bourgeois

Alla marcia, no. 3

Fantasy Pieces for Bassoon

Brass Wind 3304

4.

Braun

Corrente, p18

Solos (1740)

Schott ED12237

5.

Bruns

Ex. 1: Moderato con eleganza, p86

Das Fagott vol. 2

DVfM DV30022

6.

Concone

Study no. 38: Allegro giusto

The Singing Bassoon

Emerson E281

7.

Drouet, transc. Gatt

Study no. 8 in E minor: Adagio cantabile

32 Studies for Bassoon

Phylloscopus PP334

8.

Jacob

Aria antiqua (4th movt from Partita for Solo Bassoon )

Partita for Solo Bassoon

OUP Archive 9780193573642

9.

Jancourt

Study no. 4: Allegro moderato

26 Melodic Studies, op. 15

IMC 1898

10.

Kopprasch

Study no. 15: Adagio

60 Studies vol. 1

IMC 2138

11.

Milde

Study no. 29: Allegretto

Concert Studies, op. 26 vol. 2

IMC 0497

12.

Oromszegi

May Festival, no. 4

15 Characteristic Pieces in Hungarian Style

Emerson E159

13.

Ozi

Allegro brilliante, no. 13 or Polonaise, no. 14 or Poco presto, no. 34

42 Caprices

Hofmeister FH3028

14.

Paciorkiewicz

Study no. 30: Allegro molto or Study no. 46: Allegro

Bassoon Primer Method

PWM 9813

15.

Weissenborn

Study no. 26

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 2

Peters EP2277b

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Agolli

Song

Song and Dance

Emerson E213

2.

J C Bach

Allegro spirituoso (without cadenza) (1st movt from Concerto in Eb )

Concerto in Eb

Sikorski 257K

3.

Bissill

Hector Unravelled

Unbeaten Tracks

Faber 0571520049

4.

Carr

Girl on a Beach under a Sunshade

Girl on a Beach under a Sunshade

Comus 006

5.

Cooke

Allegro non troppo or Allegro vivace (1st or 3rd movt from Sonata )

Sonata

Emerson E116

6.

Corrette

Allegro moderato (1st movt from Sonata no. 6 )

Les délices de la solitude, op. 20 vol. 2

Schott ED12210

7.

Danzi

Allegro (1st movt from Concerto in F )

Concerto in F

Sikorski 1281K

8.

Devienne

Allegro (1st movt from Sonata in F , op. 24 no. 3)

Sonata in F, op. 24 no. 3

Breitkopf MR2047

9.

Devienne

Rondeau (3rd movt from Sonata in G minor , op. 24 no. 5)

Sonata in G minor, op. 24 no. 5

Musica Rara MR2049

10.

Françaix

Andante, no. 1

Two Pieces

Schott FAG28

11.

Hurlstone

Vivace (1st movt from Sonata in F )

Bassoon Sonata in F

Emerson E75

12.

Milde

Romanze, no. 2

Three Study Pieces

Musica Rara MR1180

13.

Miroshnikov

Scherzo

Scherzo

IMC 0981

14.

Moore

Presto

Presto

Phylloscopus PP335

15.

Mozart

Rondo (3rd movt from Sonata in Bb , K 292)

The Chester Bassoon Anthology

Chester CH86592

16.

Neruda

Adagio sostenuto (with cadenzas) (2nd movt from Concerto in C )

Concerto in C

Musica Rara MR2200

17.

Owen

Bagatelle

Bagatelle

Arcadia AM289

18.

Ravel, arr. Oubradous

Pièce en forme de habanera

Pièce en forme de habanera

Leduc AL19979

19.

Rossini

Allegro

Allegro

Universal UE18133

20.

Saint-Saëns

Allegro moderato (1st movt from Sonata , op. 168)

Sonata, op. 168

Peters EP9195

21.

Schumann, arr. Gatt

Romance no. 1

Romances, op. 94

Phylloscopus PP812

22.

Stamitz

Adagio molto (with cadenza) (2nd movt from Concerto in F )

Concerto in F

Sikorski 339K

23.

Telemann

Largo and Allegro (1st and 2nd movts from Sonatina in C minor )

2 Sonatinas

Schott FAG26

24.

Vanhal

Allegro moderato (1st movt from Concerto in C )

Concerto in C

Simrock EE3243

25.

Vinter

Reverie

Reverie

Cramer 90275

26.

Vivaldi

Allegro molto (1st movt from Concerto in A minor , F.VIII no. 7, RV 497)

Concerto in A minor, F.VIII no. 7, RV 497

EMB Z.6076

27.

Vogel

Rondo (3rd movt from Concerto in C )

Concerto in C

Sikorski 521K

28.

Williams

Eó Rossa (3rd movt from The Five Sacred Trees )

The Five Sacred Trees

Hal Leonard HL00841055

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

J S Bach

Courante (from Suite no. 1 in G ) or Courante (from Suite no. 3 in C )

Six Suites for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1007-1012

Bärenreiter BA320

2.

Bourgeois

Allegro vivace, no. 1

Fantasy Pieces for Bassoon

Brass Wind 3304

3.

Bourgeois

Moderato con moto, no. 2

Fantasy Pieces for Bassoon

Brass Wind 3304

4.

Concone

Study no. 32: Lento cantabile

The Singing Bassoon

Emerson E281

5.

Drouet, transc. Gatt

Study no. 13 in Bb: Allegro

32 Studies for Bassoon

Phylloscopus PP334

6.

Hansell

So Low (contrabassoon)

So Low

Phylloscopus PP570

7.

Jacob

Preludio and Valse (1st and 2nd movts from Partita for Solo Bassoon )

Partita for Solo Bassoon

OUP Archive 9780193573642

8.

Jancourt

Study no. 3: Largo or Study no. 8: Allegro moderato

26 Melodic Studies

Universal UE18126

9.

Lawrance

Study 24our

Featuring Melody for Bassoon

Brass Wind 0333

10.

Lyons

No. 2

Arthritis III

Useful U18

11.

Milde

Study no. 49: Presto

Concert Studies, op. 26 vol. 2

IMC 0497

12.

Oromszegi

Study no. 6: Allegro molto or Study no. 18: Vivace

Twenty Advanced Bassoon Studies

Emerson E86

13.

Ozi

Allegro, no. 41

42 Caprices

Hofmeister FH3028

14.

Schulhoff

Melancolia and Perpetuum mobile (1st and 2nd movts from Bass Nightingale , op. 38) (contrabassoon)

Bass Nightingale, op. 38

Schott FAG22

15.

Weissenborn

Study no. 15 or Study no. 17 or Study no. 27

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 2

Peters EP2277b

 

Group A: accompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

Addison

Andante (1st movt from Concertino )

Concertino

Emerson E305a

2.

Crusell

Polacca (3rd movt from Concertino )

Concertino

Gehrman M550093829

3.

Dard

Either 1st movt: Adagio and 2nd movt: Allegro or 3rd movt: Arietta and 4th movt: Allegro (from Sonata in D minor , op. 2 no. 5)

Sonata in D minor, op. 2 no. 5

Clifton C355

4.

Devienne

Allegretto (3rd movt from Sonata in F , op. 24 no. 3)

Sonata in F, op. 24 no. 3

Musica Rara MR2047

5.

Devienne

Allegro con espressione (1st movt from Sonata in G minor , op. 24 no. 5)

Sonata in G minor, op. 24 no. 5

Musica Rara MR2049

6.

Elgar

Romance

Romance

Novello NOV120137R

7.

Fasch

Andante and Allegro assai (3rd and 4th movts from Sonata in C )

Sonata in C

Peters EP5893

8.

Feld

Any two movements (from Sonatine )

Sonatine

Schott FAG2

9.

Fogg

Con spirito (3rd movt from Concerto )

Concerto for Bassoon

Emerson E122

10.

Grovlez

Largamente, sicilienne and allegro giocoso (from Sicilienne et Allegro giocoso )

Sicilienne et Allegro giocoso

Leduc AL21163

11.

Jacob

Allegro (1st movt from Concerto )

Concerto for Bassoon

Stainer 2625

12.

Kreutzer

Adagio, andante grazioso and any one variation (from Variations , KWV 4202)

Variations, KWV 4202

Universal UE18127

13.

Maconchy

Lento espressivo, intimo (2nd movt from Concertino )

Concertino for Bassoon

Lengnick AL1197

14.

Milde

Adagio, no. 3

Three Study Pieces

Musica Rara MR1180

15.

Mozart

Allegro or Andante ma adagio (without cadenza) (1st or 2nd movt from Concerto in Bb , K 191)

Concerto in Bb, K 191

Bärenreiter BA4868-90

16.

Nussio

Variations 1 (Arietta), 2 (Scherzetto), 8 (Barbaresca) and any one other variation (from Variations on an Arietta by Pergolesi )

Variations on an Arietta by Pergolesi

Universal UE12182

17.

Pfeiffer

Rondeau (3rd movt from Concerto in Bb )

Concerto in Bb

Leuckart AM35b

18.

Pierné

Solo de concert, op. 35

Solo de concert, op. 35

Leduc AL20914

19.

Pierné

Concert Prelude on a Theme of Henry Purcell, op. 53

Concert Prelude on a Theme of Henry Purcell, op. 53

Salabert SLB909

20.

Previn

With energy (1st movt from Sonata for Bassoon and Piano )

Sonata for Bassoon and Piano

Schirmer GS83337

21.

Rachmaninov, arr. Sharrow

Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14

Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14

IMC 3189

22.

Saint-Saëns

Adagio, allegro moderato (3rd movt from Sonata , op. 168)

Sonata, op. 168

Peters EP9195

23.

Schrek

Allegro ma non troppo (1st movt from Bassoon Sonata , op. 9)

Bassoon Sonata, op. 9

Hofmeister FH2194

24.

Tansman

Introduction and Allegro (1st movt from Suite )

Suite for Bassoon and Piano

Eschig ME00712300

25.

Tcherepnin

Mi-temps and Course (2nd and 3rd movts from Sonata Sportive , op. 63)

The Chester Bassoon Anthology

Chester CH86592

26.

Vivaldi

Allegro poco or Allegro (1st movt or 3rd movt from Concerto in E minor , RV 484)

Concerto in E minor, RV 484

IMC 2353

27.

Vivaldi

Allegro non molto (1st movt from Concerto in C , RV 472)

Concerto in C, RV 472

Schott FAG14

28.

Waterhouse

Aztec Ceremonies, op. 37 (contrabassoon)

Aztec Ceremonies, op. 37

Hofmeister FH2405

29.

Weber

Allegro ma non troppo or Adagio (1st or 2nd movt from Concerto in F , op. 75)

Concerto in F, op. 75

Breitkopf EB6708

30.

Woolfenden

Moderato (1st movt from Bassoon Concerto )

Bassoon Concerto

Ariel 9790570095988

 

Group B: unaccompanied pieces

No.

Composer

Piece

Book

Publisher

1.

J S Bach

Allemande or Gigue (from Suite no. 4 in Eb )

Six Suites for Violoncello Solo, BWV 1007-1012

Bärenreiter BA320

2.

J S Bach, transc. Waterhouse

Corrente (2nd movt from Partita , BWV 1013)

Partita, BWV 1013

Universal UE18135

3.

Bourgeois

Allegro moderato, no. 5

Fantasy Pieces for Bassoon

Brass Wind 3304

4.

Braun

Bizaria, p20

Solos (1740)

Schott ED12237

5.

Drouet, transc. Gatt

Study no. 19 in E: Allegro

32 Studies for Bassoon

Phylloscopus PP334

6.

Jacobi

Allegretto, no. 4 or Allegro, no. 5

6 Bassoon Exercises (Intermediate)

EMB Z.2217

7.

Jancourt

Study no. 21: Andante

26 Melodic Studies, op. 15

IMC 1898

8.

Neukirchner

Allegro molto, no. 19

24 Bassoon Exercises (Intermediate)

EMB Z.2218

9.

Orefici

Study no. 8 or Study no. 9

20 Melodic Studies

IMC 2285

10.

Oromszegi

Study no. 15: Marcia grotesca or Study no. 17: Elegia

Twenty Advanced Bassoon Studies

Emerson E86

11.

Pivoňka

Study no. 10: Vivace

Virtuoso Studies for Bassoon

Bärenreiter Praha H1217

12.

Ridout

Caliban & Ariel

Caliban & Ariel

Studio M050033950

13.

Schulhoff

Fuga (3rd movt from Bass Nightingale , op. 38) (contrabassoon)

Bass Nightingale, op. 38

Schott FAG22

14.

Šesták

Recitativo, molto rubato, no. 1 or Allegro giocoso, no. 2

Five Virtuoso Inventions

Panton P1245

15.

Weissenborn

Study no. 34 or Study no. 35

Bassoon Studies, op. 8 vol. 2

Peters EP2277b

 

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