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Carnival in Venice

Arranger: Anna Baadsvik
Durata: 8 min
Recorded by Baadsvik on CD: Tuba carnival
Arrangements available in the following instrumentations:
Tuba and Brass Quintet, Tuba and Symphony Orchestra, Tuba and brass band, Tuba and piano, Tuba and string orchestra, Tuba and wind orchestra
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As a composer Arban might not have scaled the greatest heights, but his works certainly betray his technical skill as a performer. The twelve Fantasies with Theme and Variations that he composed for the cornet are undeniably entertaining, but for the soloist they are exceptionally demanding display pieces. In particular the last of these works, the famous variations on The Carnival of Venice, have maintained their place in the repertoire and have also been played in arrangements for other instruments. This version is arranged for the tuba by Anna Baadsvik.

Sound and video with Baadsvik playing Arban – Carnival in Venice:

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