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Two Pieces for Solo Bassoon from "Manko" - SOLO BSN

Composer: Hovhaness, Alan

Publisher: Prairie Dawg Press (Bruce Gbur)

Edition: 47449


Two Pieces for Solo Bassoon from "Manko"

by Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000) - American composer of Armenian and Scottish descent

In 1950, Hovhaness composed Manko, a suite of fourteen pieces for oboe and bassoon. Then of these are duets, six of which were published as part of the Suite for Oboe and Bassoon in 1968. The collection includes two pieces for solo bassoon, published here for the first time. Yerk (Song) in first in the set, and the Sharagan Hymn) is the eighth. The holograph contains the composer's articulations, which have been included in this edition, but no dynamic indications. Edited by Bruce Gbur.