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Demersseman: Solos for Euphonium and Piano

Jules Demersseman
Solos for Euphonium and Piano
Edited by James R. Briscoe
S047
Demersseman: Solos for Euphonium and Piano
Score + Part(s) (2015)
978-0-89579-816-9
9x12, Score: v + 39 pp.; Part: 20 pp.

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The Paris Conservatoire’s rigorous curriculum for training both singers and instrumentalists led to a wealth of musical treasures in the form of pieces composed specifically for the end-of-year examinations, which culminated in a public prize competition, the Concours du Conservatoire. The solos composed for these examinations, both the sight-reading works and the longer contest pieces (morceaux de concours), constitute the first extended series of compositions for woodwinds, brass, and harp in music history, being composed nearly annually for each instrument beginning in the 1830s. The wealth of musical treasures resulting from this systematic accumulation of works represents the historical core of these instrumental repertories today. The present volume contains a selection of morceaux de concours and other pieces written in a similar style by Jules Demersseman for the valve trombone, one of many instruments developed by Adolphe Sax and one precursor to the euphonium.
Premier solo de concert
Deuxième solo de concert
Introduction et variations sur “Le Carnaval de Venise”
Cavatine, Op. 38
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