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CD number 3, 2007.

CD number 3, published in 2007.


Twenties and Forties Set

  1. Song of the Volga Boatman (a bassoon big band)

Arranged for Glenn Miller by Bill Finegan 1941, deranged by Mark Eubanks

  1. You’re the Cream in My Coffee

B.G. DeSylva / Lew Brown / Ray Henderson) from the show Hold Everything 1929

Gilbert & Sullivan Set—Meet the Oon Family

  1. Town of Titipu (Mikado Theme/Let the Punishment Fit the Crime) 4 bassoons
  2. I’m Called Little Buttercup (sopranoon solo)
  3. Felonius Fags (When a Felon’s Not Engaged in His Employment) tenoroon solo
  4. I am the Model of a Modern Major General contrabassoon solo

Composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)

PDQ Bach Set

  1. Lip My Reeds Prelude and Fugue for Four Bassoons 1993

Knowledgeably edited by a reformed bassoonist, Professor Peter Schickele (b. 1935)

Dance Set

  1. La Mourisque (‘oon consort—possibly an early dulcian band)

Tielman Susato (c. 1500-1561) from the Danserye

  1. Minuet and Dance

Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini (1743-1805) from String Quartet in E op. 11, no.5

Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886) from Dance of the Hours

  1. Ode to a Toad (4 bassoons and contra)

Ray Pizzi  (b. 1943)

Northern Europe Set

  1. Anitra’s Dance
  2. Solvejgs Song

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) from Peer Gynt

  1. Finnish Folksong (7 bassoons and contra)

Traditional, arranged by Peggy Swafford

  1. Humorous Scherzo for Four Bassoons op. 12 no.9

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Country Blue Grass Set

Johnny Cash Tribute

  1. Ring of Fire, June Carter and Merle Kilgore,
  2. I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash
  3. Folsom Prison Blues–Johnny Cash
  4. Orange Blossom Special

Ervin T. Rouse and Chubby Wise 1939

J.S. Bach Set

  1. Air on the Bassoon Reed
  2. The Italian Job

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Surfer Set

  1. Surfer Girl

            Brian Wilson

  1. Miserlou

In Memorium

  1. Larghetto e Spiritoso from Concerto for two violins by Antonio Vivaldi