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Innovative Publications for Horn Players

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Playing the Wagner Tuba: A Handbook for Hornists

By John Ericson

A complete, practical guide to the literature and performance techniques of the Wagner tuba. An ideal resource for the advanced student or young professional who needs to get up to speed quickly to perform Wagner tuba in a symphonic setting. Includes information on instruments and fingerings, complete parts (original notation and transposed) for Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 and excerpts from Götterdämmerung and Eine Alpensymphonie, and much more. 62 pages, $25. NOTE: This is hard copy of the first edition of this book; selling from remaining stock only.


Canto CDCanto, lyric works for horn and piano

John Ericson, horn, and Eckart Sellheim, piano

Many of the greatest works for the horn feature the instrument in a characteristically lyrical role. This collection, Canto, celebrates the singing tone of the horn through representative works for horn and piano from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. CD, Summit Records, $15.


Les Adieux CDLes Adieux, solo works of Franz Strauss for horn and piano

John Ericson, horn, and Gail Novak, piano.

Franz Strauss (1822-1905), besides being the father of the composer Richard Strauss, was one of the leading horn virtuosi of the nineteenth century and a composer of importance for the horn. He performed principal horn in the Bavarian Court Orchestra and was professor at the Academy of Music in Munich for many years. This collection features all five of the solo works for horn and piano composed by Franz Strauss which were published during his lifetime. CD, Summit Records, $15.


Table for Three

Three world renowned players. Three diverse instruments. Three friends. And a new concept in brass chamber music. Table For Three brings together John Ericson, Douglas Yeo, and Deanna Swoboda in a group combining horn, bass trombone, and tuba for a scintillating album of music spanning 450 years. Renaissance, baroque, classical, contemporary, and third-stream works none of which have ever been recorded and which include several newly commissioned and newly arranged compositions combine for an engaging, thought-provoking program. CD, Summit Records, $15.


Rescued!, Forgotten Works for the 19th Century Horn, performed on the single F horn

John Ericson, horn, and Yi-Wan, piano

Rescued! celebrates the forgotten works of a group of 19th-century hornists and composers. The music included in this recording was composed between roughly 1860 and 1910 and are quality works aimed primarily at low horn players of the late 19th century who still used single F horns. CD, Summit Records, $15.


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The following of our prior publications for horn and all brass players are now out of print

  • Bordogni-Ericson-Low-versionA Mello Catechism
  • 10 Trios for Horn, Trombone, and Tuba by Anton Reicha, arr. Ericson
  • 12 Modern Preparatory Etudes for Horn--Ericson
  • 21 Bordogni Vocalises, edited by Gumbert and Ericson in six versions (Standard Treble Clef, Low Treble Clef, Standard Bass Clef, Low Bass Clef, Extra Low Bass Clef, and Ultra Low Bass Clef), of interest to all brass players from trumpet to tuba!
  • 35 Melodic Etudes--Schantl and Meifred, in three versions (Standard French horn, High French horn, and Low French horn)
  • 38 Intonation Duets for Horns--Gumpert and Kling
  • Horn Scales and Technique Exercises--Gallay, Kling, and Meifred
  • Ultimate Horn Technique--Ericson

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