Basso Concertino

Medium: Chamber Music

Basso Concertino is a piece for tuba solo and brass quartet. Gregory Fritze composed the piece in 1983. It has been used as a tuba feature several times in brass quintet setting. It is in two sections, the first being a slower section where cantabile melodies are featured. The faster section is more rhythmic and it includes some jazz rhythms. A tuba cadenza sets up the return of the faster section.


1-Apr-83 by Thundermist Brass Quintet

Commissioned by

Thundermist Brass Quintet


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