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Selected Duos, and more (Kamins/Short) - 2BSN

Composer: Jancourt, Eugene

Publisher: Theodore Presser

Edition: 71651


Selected Duos
for two bassoons
by Eugene Jancourt (1815-1901) - French bassoonist, composer, and pedagogue

edited by William Short and Benjamin Kamins


Trois Grandes Sonates

Sonata #1 in G Major
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Adagio religioso
III. Rondo: Allegretto non troppo
Sonata #2 in C Major
I. Allegro moderato brilliante
II. Largo
III. Allegretto non troppo
Sonata #3 in F Major
I. Larghetto- Allegro non troppo
II. Andante cantabile
III. Air varie
IV. Finale- Moderato
Although listed for 2 bassoons, these are really three sonatas for solo bassoon with the accompaniment of a 2nd bassoon (or cello). 
14 Aria Arrangements
Excerpts from Jancourt's Méthode
Extensive new pedagogy
In this newly re-engraved edition, Kamins & Short have collected a 100-page compendium of Jancourt’s Trois Grandes Sonates plus 14 aria arrangements for bassoon duo, along with excerpts from Jancourt’s landmark 1869 Méthode. Kamins & Short also provide a generous 21 pages of their own performance suggestions for fingerings, musicality, and inside tips on facility from two of the world’s most respected bassoonists.