Music sheet / Partition : Sonatina for oboe and piano by richard e brown

Grade 4 - Duration 8:40 1. Allegro Moderato - sonata allegro - B minor 2. Andante cantabile - passacaglia - D major 3. Agitato - abridged sonata-rondo - B minor This piece is one of a series of 13 sonatinas for wind instruments and piano. These sonatinas all are in traditional style and, as the name would suggest, closely follow sonata form on a somewhat smaller scale. But that only refers to length, not difficulty level. They are not beginner material, all being in the grade 4 - 5 range of difficulty.

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About Composition…
As title indicates, Sonatina Oboe Piano closely follows sonata form somewhatsmaller scale. Tonality tonal relationships basic sonata form, this sonatina, thetonal relationships within between movements based thirds.
The first movement, Allegro moderato, fairly strict sonata-allegro minor.
The second movement, Andante cantabile, passacaglia major, relative major thesonatina's home key.
The finale, Agitato, abridged sonata-rondo Phrygian minor. episode derivedfrom inverted second subject first movement. episode re-inverts legato linefor oboe, contrasting with busy contrapuntal accompaniment. This provides degree ofthematic unity composition. Grade Duration: 8:40
About Composer…
Richard Brown been active composer-arranger music educator manyyears. training includes degrees composition from Florida StateUniversity, well music education from Central College. principalcomposition studies were with Carlisle Floyd, John Boda, Charles Carter. member ofASCAP, represented catalogs several publishers. output includesnumerous works concert band orchestra, instrumental solos ensembles,churchmusic, piano solos, scores ballet, opera, musical theater.
Having taught public schools Iowa, Texas, Mexico, Oregon, Washington,Dr. Brown lives Puget Sound area, where composer-in-residence with theShoreline Concert Band. Retired from teaching, often found mountainsindulging other passions, hiking climbing. Sonatina Oboe Piano Richard Brown


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