Intermezzo (2011)

Duration: 5 minutes

Bassoon and Piano


Intermezzo

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Programme Note

Intermezzo is an allegro sonata form movement for bassoon and piano of approximately ABRSM Grade 7/8 standard. The rich and highly varied bassoon part includes singing melodies, staccato rhythmic material, delicate ornamented figures and motives based on scales and arpeggios, covering a three octave register. It is supported by an energetic piano accompaniment that explores a wide variety of textures, occupying a harmonic world characterised by spicy added note harmonies, bitonality and unexpected modulations.


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