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Composer: Reynolds, Verne

Publisher: Prairie Dawg Press (Bruce Gbur)

Edition: 51


Sonata for bassoon and piano

by Verne Reynolds (b. 1926)

I. Prologue
II. Elegy
III. Riffs and Responses


Edited by Bruce Gbur. Completed in 2000. This Sonata is for the most part a serious work that explores the full potential of the bassoon- not only the various registers, but also the ranges of emotion, expression, and character. Premiered in Manhattan, Kansas in March 2002.