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Composer:Weissenborn, Julius (1837-1888)
Publisher Ref:EP2277b
The second volume of this 2 volume set is subtitled "For Advanced Pupils" and contains 50 progressively presented studies in a variety of styles, keys and time signatures.

Price: £17.95
Skill Level:A/D
Publisher:Peters Edition
ISBN:none specified
Christian Julius Weissenborn was principal bassoonist of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra for thirty years and from 1882 he also taught at the Leipzig Conservatory. His known compositions are limited to a few pieces for bassoon and piano and some trios for three bassoons but he is much better known for his 'Practical Bassoon School' and these 'Bassoon Studies, Op.8' which were probably published while Weissenborn was at the conservatory. Well over one hundred years later these Op.8 studies are still widely played by bassoon students at all levels and continue to appear at every grade of the Associated Board and Trinity College syllabi.

The 50 studies in Volume 2 exercise a range of key signatures in a loose progression from C Major/A minor to Gb Major/Eb minor (6 flats) and F# Major/D# minor (6 sharps). There is a wide range of styles, tempi and simple and compound time signatures.

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