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Composing and Arranging

Two new collections of arrangements are now available at TrevCo-Varner Music.

First, a two-volume "Wedding & Events Collection". Links to Volume 1 and Volume 2 take you directly to the TrevCo-Varner Music site.

Wedding & Events Collection Volume 1

J. S. Bach, Air from “Suite No. 3 in D Major”, BWV 1068

J. S. Bach, Bist du bei mir, BWV 508

Ludwig v. Beethoven, Ode to Joy from “Symphony No. 9 in D Minor”, Op. 125

Jeremiah Clarke, Trumpet Tune

Jeremiah Clarke, Trumpet Voluntary in D Major

Léo Delibes, Flower Duet from “Lakmé, Act 1, No. 2”

Felix Mendelssohn, Wedding March from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Op. 61, No. 4

Jean-Joseph Mouret, Rondeau from “Sinfonies de Fanfares”

W. A. Mozart, Romanze from “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”, K. 525

(You can listen to these 9 tracks here.)

 

Wedding & Events Collection Volume 2

Johann Pachelbel, Canon

Henry Purcell, Rondeau from "Incidental Music to Abdelazer"

Gioacchino Rossini, Overture (excerpt) from "William Tell"

Antonio Vivaldi, Allegro from "Concerto in F Major", Op. 8, No. 3 Autumn

Antonio Vivaldi, Allegro from "Concerto in E Major", Op. 8, No. 1 Spring

Antonio Vivaldi, Danza Pastorale from "Concerto in E Major", Op. 8, No. 1 Spring

Richard Wagner, Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin", Act 3, Scene 1

(You can listen to these 7 tracks here.)

 

Second, seven new arrangements for Double-Reed Choir.

Samuel Barber, Adagio (originally for Strings), for 4 oboes, 2 English horns, 3 bassoons, and contrabassoon

Claude Debussy, Clair de Lune, for Double Reed Sextet or Choir (2 oboes, English horn, 2 bassoons, and contrabassoon)

Gabriel Fauré, Pavane, Op. 50, for 3 oboes, 2 English horns, 2 bassoons, and contrabassoon

Percy Aldridge Grainger, Molly on the Shore, Irish Reel, for 3 oboes, 2 English horns,2 bassoons, and contrabassoon

Georg Frideric Handel, Alla Hornpipe from "The Water Music", Suite No. 2 in D, HWV 349, for 7 oboes, 3 English horns, 2 bassoons, and contrabassoon

Scott Joplin, The Entertainer, for 2 oboes, English horn, 2 bassoons, and contrabassoon

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14, for 3 oboes, 2 English horns, 3 bassoons, and contrabassoon

 


Two new arrangements are also now available at J.W. Pepper:

Erik Satie's "Gymnopedies," for Concert Band

and

Gioacchino Rossini's Overture to "Italian in Algiers" for Double Reed Choir.


ADDITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS:

J. W. Pepper & Son Sheet Music, Inc.

https://www.jwpepper.com/L%27Horloge-de-Flore/10929297.item#/submit

Jean Françaix, L'Horloge de Flore, for Oboe Solo and Small Wind Ensemble (2 Flutes, 3 Bb Clarinets, Bb Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, 2 Eb Alto Saxophones [1st doubling Soprano], Bb Tenor Saxophone, Eb Baritone Saxophone, Horn in F, Marimba, String Bass)

TrevCo Music Publishing
P.O. Box One
Tallevast, FL 34270
(941) 907-6944
http://www.trevcomusicpublishing.com

  • J. S. Bach, Sinfonia, No. 10 from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, for Double Reed Concertino (2 Oboes d'Amore [or Oboes] and 2 English Horns) and Massed Double Reed Choir (4 Oboes, 2 English Horns, 3 Bassoons, Contrabassoon)

  • J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue I & II, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846/847, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

  • J. S. Bach, Fugue IV, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 849, for Double Reed Choir (2 oboes, 2 Oboes d'Amore, English Horn, 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon) (minimum required: 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Bassoons)

  • J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue VII, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 852, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

  • A. M. R. Barret, 40 Progressive Melodies, from the Complete Method for the Oboe, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon) (Bass Oboe part in lieu of Bassoon is also available) (in 5 Volumes) (* Listen to samples in the player below.)

  • W. Ferling, Trois Duos Concertants, for two oboes or saxophones, with both parts on the same page
  • George Gershwin, Three Preludes for Piano, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

  • Scott Joplin, The Entertainer, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon), plus optional Bass Oboe
  • Henry Mancini, Charade, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

  • Henry Mancini, Moon River, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

  • Felix Mendelssohn, Quartet in Eb, Op. 12, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

William Grant Still Music
809 W. Riordan Road, Suite 100, Box 109
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-0810
(928) 526-9355
http://www.williamgrantstillmusic.com
  • William Grant Still, Lyric Quartette, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)  Listen to audio in the player below, and watch a performance on YouTube here.

I. The Sentimental One
II. The Quiet One
III. The Jovial One

Not yet published (please contact me directly for more information):

  • Antonin Dvořak, Quartet, Op. 96, No. 12 ("American"), for two Oboes, English Horn, and Bassoon
  •  W. A. Mozart, Quartet No. 19 in C Major (“Dissonance”), K. 465, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)

  • Joaquín Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez, Mvt 2: Adagio, for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano

  • Heitor Villa-Lobos, "I. Aria (Cantilena)" from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, for Oboe and 8 Bassoons

 

ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS:

  • Suite for Oboe and Jazz Piano Trio, for Oboe, Piano, Upright Bass, Jazz Drum Set (published by TrevCo Music)

Listen here to the live, unedited recording of the world premiere by Peter Cooper, oboe, on August 8, 2014, at the International Double Reed Society's annual conference at New York University:

  • At the Audition, for Double Reed Quartet (2 Oboes, English Horn, Bassoon)
  • Bassoon Concerto, for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra or Symphonic Wind Ensemble (published by TrevCo Music; piano reduction also available)

Watch the world premiere on Youtube here:

1. Allegretto

2. Adagio

3. Moderato-Presto

 Or listen to the audio here:

 

  • Missa Jubilate Deo (Jubilation Mass), for SATB Chorus and Chamber Orchestra (Flute, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn in F, Bb Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Timpani, Cymbals, Triangle, and Strings). In English, consisting of seven movements: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei, and Jubilate Deo. (Published by JW Pepper/MyScore: https://www.jwpepper.com/Missa-Jubilate-Deo/10929295.item#/submit) Listen to it here:

  • Simple Songs - Suite for Band, for symphonic wind ensemble, in six movements: I've Got This, Boat Dream, At the Playground, Jardin du Luxembourg, Meditation, and Finale: Thames Cruise. Total length is just under 22 minutes. (Published by J. W. Pepper/MyScore: (https://www.jwpepper.com/Simple-Songs/10929291.item#/submit) The following sound files were generated using Sibelius with NotePerformer 2.0.2

  • Lake Barcroft Haiku, for Concert Band.

Available now at https://www.jwpepper.com/Lake-Barcroft-Haiku/10929293.item#/submit

This five-part suite for concert band is based on five Haiku about aspects of life around the Lake Barcroft, Virginia community. Each movement starts with a narrator reading the Haiku for that movement.
1. "Welcome to the Lake!" is an off-kilter march-like romp that illustrates the experience of finding, choosing, and renovating a 1950s house across from the lake.
2. "Spring Springs" suggests explosions of blooms, ending in a more ordered fugue as lake gardeners bring order out of chaos.
3. "Early Morning Swim" is about calm, then undulating water, the rhythm of swimming, a bright sunrise, and a heron glaring from shore.
4. "Summer at Beach Two" evokes children playing and swinging, while a party barge cruises by with a radio playing.
5. "Fall Falls" evokes falling and then floating and sinking leaves, and ends with the full band in a blaze of color.

 Here's a recording:


 Romance, a concerto for two English horns and chamber orchestra, is available at J.W. Pepper. Program notes: "This concerto for two English horns and chamber orchestra is in seven short movements, played without pauses between them. It depicts a life-long romantic relationship, from courtship to fond memories. All relationships evolve, and this piece includes elements of flirtation, cooperation, passion, fun, boisterousness, drama, sadness, community, and quiet reflection, by use of a wide palette of orchestral colors, rhythms, and textures. Only the first and last segments are labeled. Part 1 is called "Courtship" and Part 7, "Elegy." The intent is for the audience to participate in the creative process by imagining the nature and events evoked by the inner movements."

Listen to it here:

Listen to samples here:

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