Daniel Dorff: "Concerto for Contrabassoon" with piano
I. Molto espressivo
II. Moderato non troppo
III. Allegro non troppo
Commissioned by the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia for contrabassoonist Norman Spielberg with generous support from the Presser Foundation.
Erwin Schulhoff: "Bass nightingale" for Solo Contrabassoon
for unaccompanied contrabassoon
by Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942)- Czech composer and pianist
II. Perpetuum mobile
Graham Waterhouse: "Aztec Ceremonies" for Contrabassoon & Piano
Inspired by a stay in Mexico and impressed by the Aztec culture, its traditions and rites, the composer has written this work. Each of the five parts of the composition represents a ceremony in honor of a particular deity. Commissioned by Hank Skolnik, and premiered in 1995 at the Conference of the International Double Reed Society Congress in Rotterdam.