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Concerto for tuba and wind band

Composer: Boris Diev
Durata: 10 min
Recorded by Baadsvik on CD: Prelude, Fnugg and Riffs
Year: 1996
Arrangements available in the following instrumentations:
Tuba and wind orchestra

Boris Diev’s Concerto for Tuba and Wind Orchestra was composed for and is dedicated to Øystein Baadsvik, who gave the first performance in 1996. It is one of the most complex works that Diev has written for a solo instrument. The concerto carries the stamp of contemporary avant-garde techniques throughout, here used as a means of musical expression, in delineating the dramatic development, as well as in some more lyrical sections.

Sound and video with Baadsvik playing Diev – Concerto for tuba and wind band:

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