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F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby Ben » Mon May 14, 2018 8:43 am

This weekend I participated in my orchestra's chamber music series, and performed Franz Strauss Nocturno Op. 7 with Channing Yu accompanying. It was a fantastic event, and I appreciated hearing my colleagues make some music. We all had a moment prior to performing to discuss our musical choices, and I focused on the lack of true romantic music featuring the solo tuba before the 20th century. The audience seemed delighted. Please enjoy.

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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby hrender » Mon May 14, 2018 4:32 pm

Very nice!
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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby Bowerybum » Mon May 14, 2018 6:22 pm

Really nice playing Ben!
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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby bloke » Mon May 14, 2018 10:50 pm

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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby Three Valves » Tue May 15, 2018 7:47 am

Ben wrote:...I focused on the lack of true romantic music featuring the solo tuba before the 20th century. The audience seemed delighted. Please enjoy.


No synth, no farting noises, no crazy range??

Me likey!!
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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby bloke » Tue May 15, 2018 10:48 am

Three Valves wrote:No synth, no farting noises, no crazy range??


geez...I wonder why the typical recital from the approved list of "tuba solos" features about seventeen-or-so attendees...??

yeah...When someone (on a rare occasion) asks me to play one-or-more "accompanied solo" pieces, I'll look towards the same body of literature towards which Ben looked. It's a wise choice, and Ben easily demonstrates the capabilities of creating the sonority (and intonation) to pull it off, whereas a large percentage of bombastic and range-sporting "bonafide tuba literature" seems to be designed to (if needed...??) cloak a lack of these.
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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby Heavy_Metal » Mon May 21, 2018 11:21 pm

bloke wrote:..............Ben easily demonstrates the capabilities of creating the sonority (and intonation) to pull it off, whereas a large percentage of bombastic and range-sporting "bonafide tuba literature" seems to be designed to (if needed...??) cloak a lack of these.


This. Well done, Ben.

Is this a commercially-available arrangement?

For those not familiar, Franz Strauss was Richard's father. It does sound something like Richard.

Again- nice job.
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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby MikeMason » Tue May 22, 2018 7:23 am

Enjoyed it! My kind of rep also. Ala Floyd Cooley Romantic Tuba.
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Re: F. Strauss Nocturno - Tuba & Piano from a recent recital

Postby Peach » Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:38 am

Heavy_Metal wrote:
bloke wrote:..............Ben easily demonstrates the capabilities of creating the sonority (and intonation) to pull it off, whereas a large percentage of bombastic and range-sporting "bonafide tuba literature" seems to be designed to (if needed...??) cloak a lack of these.


This. Well done, Ben.

Is this a commercially-available arrangement?

For those not familiar, Franz Strauss was Richard's father. It does sound something like Richard.

Again- nice job.


Pretty sure it's on IMSLP for horn and piano. Obvs in Treble clef 'F'.
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