Solo List – Bass Trombone

Selected by Jon Bohls, Carrollton, TX

Solo Composer Comments/Movements
Six Sonatas Volume 1 Galliard play one entire Sonata, Sonata 1 may be easiest solo on the list
Six Sonatas Volume 2 Galliard play one entire Sonata, Sonata 1 is hard endurance wise
Suite for Unacompanied Tuba Hartley A little strange, but works well
Cameos Jacob play four mvts, omit mvt 3 or 4 Mvt 5 is the most challenging
Two Fantasy Pieces, op 48 Lassen very melodic, 2nd mvt has two technical places
Concerto in One Movement Lebedev great standard lit
Concertino Basso Lieb OK solo, not much there musically
Sonata McCarty play mvts 1 & 2 or 2 & 3, Mvts 1 and 2 work well
Barcarolle et Chanson Bachique for Bass Trombone or Tuba Semler A couple of rhythmic challenges
Six Studies in English Folksong Vaughn Williams tuba edition play 4, Very melodic, has some low things, mvt 6 is fast, rest is slow
Concertino Bb David play mvt 1 & 2 or 2 & 3, Same as tenor solo, except in Bb
Variations on Dona Nobis Pacem Fetter unaccompanied, nice solo
Bass Lines Fetter Play Spain mvt only, unaccompanied, nice solo has low range
Rhapsody Hidas great standard lit
Concertantes Allegro ( Tuba) Lebedev great standard lit
Morceau Symphonique Guilmant same as tenor solo except in bass range, not low
Suite Haddad Tuba solo that works well for bass trombone