Four Onomatopoeias (2012)

bassoon and piano - 9 min

written for Evelyn Jones

"The naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it."

The title of each movement is an onomatopoeia of the most fundamental musical building block of the movement. 

I. Buh-uh

II. Ba Doo-ah

III. Wah Bit-itty Doo-Wah

IV. Gah-da-Bah

Two recordings have been made:

/Contemporary Music for Bassoon/ [Trent Jacobs, bassoon; Leah Siltberg, piano]

/Pocket Grooves - New Music for Bassoon/ [Jefferson Campbell, bassoon; Alexander Sandor, piano]

[Trent Jacobs, bsn; Leah Siltberg, pno]

/score/

 

the score can be purchased from the publisher TREVCO-VARNER by clicking on the above link. if you play the piece, or have any questions, please let me know by getting in touch with me here.