The Proud Bassoon

A memorial concert for William Waterhouse, probably the most pre-eminent bassoon player of his day in the UK. A host of musicians play Gabrieli's Sonata Pian' e Forte for 8 bassoons (arr William Waterhouse); Fasch's Sonata for bassoon and harpsichord; Vivaldi's Concerto in G Minor for flute, bassoon and strings; Jacob's Elegy and Rondo from Suite for bassoon and string quartet; Graham Waterhouse's 'Epitaphium for string trio: In Memoriam WRW' (UK premiere); Françaix's First movement from Divertissement for bassoon and string quintet; Graham Waterhouse's 'Bright Angel' for three bassoons and contrabassoon; Tamplini's Fantasia di Bravura on themes of Donizetti for bassoon and strings; Schulhoff's Bassnachtigall for contrabassoon; Schubert's Final movement from Octet in F, D803.