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NOSPR in Chamber Mode / NOSPR Bassoon Group - NOSPR

NOSPR in Chamber Mode / NOSPR Bassoon Group

Performers
Cezary Rembisz – bassoon
Krzysztof Fiedukiewicz – bassoon
Marek Barański
Damian Lipień – bassoon
Grzegorz Popławski – bassoon
Marcin Majchrowski – compere
Program
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 (excerpt, arr. Sandra Woolsey)
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor for 2 cellos, string orchestra and basso continuo, RV 531 (arr. for 4 bassoons: Jean-Christophe Dassonville)
Paul Dukas
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (arr. for 4 bassoons and contrabassoon: Jean-Christophe Dassonville)
George Frideric Handel
Almirena’s aria Lascia ch’io pianga from act 2 of the opera Rinaldo (arr. for 3 bassoons: Bodo Koenigsbeck)
Tõnu Kõrvits
Song for a Distant Friend for solo bassoon
Francisco Mignone
Sonata No. 1 for 2 bassoons
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (arr. for 4 bassoons and contrabassoon: Kristian Oma Rønnes)

There is no such certainty where the name ‘bassoon’ come from. It is argued that it derives from the Anglo-Norman language, later from a word ‘fagot’ borrowed by the French, which means a bundle of sticks – due to the similarity of the instrument to thong tied fasces, a symbol of clerical power in ancient Rome. Others claim that it derives from the Italian word ‘faggio’, meaning beech – to describe the wood from which the old bassoons were built. There is even a legend about the canon from Ferrara, who was looking for material for an instrument for so long singing to the Lord’s glory with his dark and deep voice, until eventually he was content with beech wood. It has passed more than four hundred years since the invention was created. Finally, there is an opportunity to fully appreciate the timbre possibilities of the contemporary bassoon: solo and in various ensembles.

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Duration of the concert: approx. 80 minutes

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