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Weait - 3 Movements for 8 Double Reeds (7'52) pdf

SKU: [1311pdf]

Composed for performance at the 43rd annual conference of the International Double Reed Society at New York University in August, 2014. The three movements, Melancholy Waltz (2'16), Chaconne (3'00) and Jollification (2'36) are for 2 oboes, 2 English horns, 3 bassoons and contrabassoon. A set of parts comes with a full score. The parts are professionally notated with cues, measure and rehearsal numbers.

This is the pdf download version of this piece. A paper version is also available.



Beveling Tool With Sanding Channel
Detail of end of Sanding Channel
The Beveling Tool with instructions
SKU: [1306B]

WEAIT MUSIC has re-named their BEVELING JIG because we’ve added a SANDING CHANNEL to it. Now we’re calling it BEVELING TOOL WITH SANDING CHANNEL. The SANDING CHANNEL is on the reverse side from the BEVELING V-cut.

The SANDING CHANNEL allows the reed maker to sand the gouged side of gouged or gouged and shaped cane in the area that will be under the reed blades in the finished reed. Marks on the edges of the SANDING CHANNEL show the recommended sanding area. The SANDING CHANNEL is not recommended for helping to correct deficiencies in the gouged surface.


Mozart - Kanon Alleluja, K. 553 for woodwind and sax choir (2'00)

First page of score to Mozart "Kanon Alleluja, K. 553" for woodwinds and saxes.
Page 3 of score to Mozart "Kanon Alleluja, K.553" showing beginning of canonic version.
SKU: [9210F]

Mozart's interesting canon is first set out for unison performance by all instruments, then the canon melody is scored in a four-part version that can be played by any combination of woodwind instruments. You can use it as a warmup from the beginning or as a concert selection by starting at a half-note before measure 27.

Parts are provided for: piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, E-flat clarinet, 2 clarinets in B-flat, bass clarinet, E-flat and B-flat contrabass clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone and bass saxophone.


Weissenborn - Capriccio, Op. 14 for solo bassoon and chamber winds

Final page of score to Weissenborn's "Capriccio, Op. 14" for bassoon and chamber winds.
SKU: [0005C]

This is a transcription of the accompaniment for Christian Julius Weissenborn's (1849 - 1888) delightful bassoon scherzo for chamber winds with ten instruments. The instrumentation is: flute, oboe, 4 B-flat clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 horns in F and double bass OR tuba. An optional cut shortens the piece to 3'50. We also publish the accompaniment for string quintet or string orchestra [0005E].


Anonymous & Luther - Three Chorales for bassoon Ensemble (5'00)

First page of performance score of Anonymoous & Luther 3 Chorales for bassoon ensemble.
SKU: [7908]

Three easy chorales as warm ups, church or concert pieces for 4 bassoons with an optional contrabassoon part for each chorale: #1. Hasten, Immaneul (Anonymous, 1679); #2. Now All the Woods are Sleeping (Anonymous, 1529); #3. A Might Fortress (Martin Luther, 1529). The chorales are shown in performance scores so that players can exchange parts. Dynamics and clear articulations are shown. For the best balance of parts, have more players on the soprano (Bassoon 1) and bass (Bassoon 4) parts. One player each on Bassoon 2 and Bassoon 3 will provide alto and tenor voices.


Weait - Tango for bassoon and piano (2'15)

First page of piano / score Weait "Tango for bassoon and piano".
SKU: [1219]

This very short tango is in F minor with a middle section in C major. The range is limited: from second space C (C3) to E-flat above middle C (E-flat 4). The piano part is not difficult. The 4/4 meter is mostly divided into eighth notes in 3 + 3 + 2 patterns. BULLETIN! This selection was added to the Ohio Music Education Association's (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble List in Grade C in 2014.


Weait - Five More First Solos for bassoon and piano

First page of piano/score Weait "Five More First Bassoon Solos".
SKU: [1218B]

Five More First Solos contains easy music for new bassoonists. The solos are a bit more challenging than those in The First Six Bassoon Solos [1218A]. The range is from low F (F2) to fifth-line A natural (A3). The piano parts are easy. Meters used are 2/4, 3/4 cut time and 6/8. In addition to whole notes, half notes and quarter notes, eighths, sixteenths and dotted rhythms are used.
No.7 Andantino (0'35) in 6/8 meter
No.8 Moderato (1'35) in Cut time
No.9 Bass Line Minuet (1'15) in 3/4 meter


Canadian Folksong - When the Shantyboy Comes Down for bassoon and piano (1'30)

Piano/score to "When the shantyboy Comes Down" for bassoon and piano.
SKU: [0309B]

This is a rollicking setting of a folk song from the Canadian Maritimes. Shantyboys were lumbermen who lived in shanties in the woods and "came down" to town after being paid for their work. It is dedicated to Laurie Hendren. The music also appears as the first movement of "Three Canadian Folk Songs for bassoon and band".
BULLETIN! This selection was added to the Ohio Music Education Association's (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble List in Grade C in 2014.