Sonata for Bassoon [Bsn-Pno]
David Maslanka


for Bassoon and Piano
20 min.   •   
   •   Grade 6

Sonata for Bassoon and Piano is in four movements. The first two are organized as a recitative and aria. The third follows the same pattern but contains both elements in the single movement. The finale is an energetic romp that gives a nod to two of my favorite composers: Poulenc and Shostakovich. The music is light-hearted and fun, but with a fierce edge.

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