The four new pieces I performed at Tubonium are now in the Cimarron catalog online and also in the downloadable catalog.
Stock numbers and prices are the following.
Schubert - An die Musik, number 1043: $10.00.
Trad. - Last Rose of Summer, number 1044: $15.00
French - Phil the Fluter's Ball, number 1045: $15.00
Romberg - Serenade from The Student Prince number 1046: $15.00
The four new pieces I performed at Tubonium are now ready for publication by Cimarron Music Press. Prices are now set at the following. An die Musik: $10.00. Last Rose of Summer: $15.00. Phil the Fluter's Ball: $15.00. Serenade from The Student Prince: $15.00. Contact Cimarron Music Press directly to order: www.cimarronmusic.com/ContactUs.cfm. Once the have assigned catalog numbers to these pieces, I will post a link to them directly.
Famous euphoniumist Steven Mead has helped to produce numerous materials. This site now has a web page with a collection of these materials. There are several music books that come with CD's as well as some recordings. Click the link to go to the Steven Mead Materials page
Tubonium is over and is was a great succes. Lots of enthusiast performers, competitors,and audience members made it fun to be there. I promised I would provide more information about my recital. First, the articles I referred to are:
Baritone-Euphonium comparison, www.dwerden.com/eu-articles-bareuph.cfm
Compensating System: www.dwerden.com/eu-articles-comp.cfm
Also, as an encore I played a hymn and descant from a book called
I recently asked a number of top professional tubists in the U.S. for some advice on behalf of a student. The student wants an E-flat tuba that is large enough to use in an orchestral setting but small enough to use for solos, jazz, and chamber ensembles. I got some great advice, and it boiled down to two "best" choices: the Willson E-flat and the Besson E-flat. The Willson got a couple more votes, but both horns were highly regarded.