Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra
Instrumentation: Solo and Piano Instruments: Bassoon, Euphonium
with Orchestra; "Concerto for Bassoon" by Howard J. Buss was composed during 2016 and 2017 and is dedicated to Dr. Keith Sweger. This work was created in two versions – one for bassoon and piano, and the other for bassoon and orchestra. Cast in two movements, "Reminiscences" and "Excursions", the music spans a wide range of moods and timbral atmospheres, ranging from lyric tenderness to forceful, aggressive sections: (19’) Grade V-VI.
Can also be played with the Euphonium as the solo instrument.