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Concertino (1999)-2BSN/PN

Composer: Stephenson, Allan

Publisher: Accolade (Germany)

Edition: 1030k

$48.00

Concertino (1999)
for two bassoons and piano
by Allan Stephenson (b. 1949)- English composer, conductor, and cellist
I. Poco lento- Allegro bucolico
II. Andante flessibile
III. Allegro spiritoso
This should be on every concert program featuring 2 bassoons with orchestra (or piano). The second movement is eloquently heart-breakingly beautiful and the outer movements are fun and superbly written (and balanced) for the soloists. This is a winner! Melodic, tuneful, and totally accessible. A new piece that is memorable and that you will want to hear again!