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Theme & Variations arr. English horn & bassoon


This is an two part arrangement of Beethoven's Theme and Variations on a Swiss Air WoO 64 for English horn (Cor Anglais) and bassoon introducing players to the elements of Classical style and more particularly to Beethoven's compositional approach. The simple theme needs to be clearly articulated and played with a detached but not staccato articulation. The WoO is short for Work without Opus Number and there are many jewels found in this category of work by Beethoven. A tempo of 132 quarter note beats to the minute is recommended for the playing of the theme and variations although variations 2 & 3 need to be played at a slightly slower tempo.





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