Proto, Frank. Capriccio di Niccolo. Commissioned by Doc Severinsen and premiered with the Boston Pops in May, The Capriccio includes 10 variations in. Get this from a library! Capriccio di Niccolò: variations on a theme of Paganini: for trumpet and orchestra. [Frank Proto; Nicolò Paganini]. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally for trumpet and orchestra. The theme is that of the 24th violin caprice. Plate number: A (score), B.

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I am familiar with the Paganini violin original on which the Capriccio is based, as it’s one of the compulsory pieces played in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Sometimes there are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above. It consists of the forces In addition, there are often doublings in the Trumpet section – Piccolo and Flugelhorn being the most common.

I’m very excited about this piece! Multiples, if any, are not shown in this system. And now with the Capriccio we have a piece that can be used in recital or with orchestra!

Sometimes strings are simply listed as “str,” niccolo means strings. Also, it should be noted that Euphonium can be doubled by either Trombone or Tuba. The second example is common for a concert band or wind ensemble piece.


Proto, Frank Capriccio di Niccolo for Trumpet Solos w/Piano

Also, if you don’t have a good high F for the ending, here is an alternate ending that I recorded to help scare folks less! The first number stands for Trumpetthe second for Hornthe third for Trombonethe fourth separated from the first three by a dot for Euphonium and the fifth for Tuba.

Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this: I wrote my arrangement of the Arpeggione Sonata by Schubert for similar reasons. It is important to note that Mr. The set of numbers after the dash represent the Brass.

All times are GMT The first oorchestra stands for Flutethe second for Oboethe third for Clarinetthe fourth for Bassoonand the fifth separated from the woodwinds by a dash is for Horn. Example 1 – Beethoven: The composer is Frank Proto.

Proto, Frank Capriccio di Niccolo

Alone Yet Not Alone – Video cwpriccio The bracketed numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble. The numbers represent only distinct parts, not the number of copies of a part.

These numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble.

Thus, this string quartet is for 2 Violas and 2 Cellos, rather than the usual For orchestral music, saxes are at the end see Saxophones below. I communicated with Mr. These variations are based on the Paganini 24th Violin Caprice. In this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets. The Beethoven example is typical of much Classical and early Romantic fare.



Mark Glover, Euphonium – Hustle by euphmag. Woodwind Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our Wind Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this:. The other reason I am excited is that this piece fits perfectly my mission to give euphoniumists new challenges that stretch their musical style.

Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. Discussion for Euphonium and Tuba. Typically, orchestra scores have capricclo tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead.

The Capriccio includes 10 variations in different styles from the virtuosic to the seductive, finishing with a blazing tarentella that never fails to bring the house down.