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Solo Instrument Music CDs

So-lo,
So-hi,
Oh-me,
Oh-my.

Every once in a while, I like to remind myself why I stuck with music all of these years. I most certainly would have starved as a poet.

With respect to solo instrumental compositions, there’s something to be said about composers listening to this type of music. If a professional composer writes a work for a specific instrument, then there’s a good chance that he or she has studied the range, special features, and characteristics of the instrument in question.

I know that I’ve talked to many woodwind and brass players before attempting to write for their instruments. A performer loves to give the inside scoop on their instrument of expertise, and that knowledge is usually transferred to the composer’s project at hand.

Some performers will even help out a composer in working out certain music passages effectively. Often, a performer will ask for nothing in return, although a composer usually acknowledges the performer in terms of some sort of dedication.

Rarely, you may listen to a solo work is not composed effectively for a featured instrument (perhaps the composer did not consult a performer for advice). However, even in this case, there’s something to be learned… how not to write for an instrument!

Here’s a list of some beautiful and effective solo compositions. Enjoy.

 

Woodwind Instruments

Flute

The Instruments of Classical Music, Vol. 1: The Flute

 

Oboe

The Instruments of Classical Music, Vol. 2: The Oboe

 

Clarinet

Weber: Clarinet Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Grand Duo Concertante; Concertino 

20th Century Music For Unaccompanied Clarinet

 

Bassoon

English Bassoon Concertos

 

Brass Instruments

French Horn

Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4

Music for French Horn

 

Trumpet

Greatest Hits: Trumpet 

 

Trombone

Classical Concertos

 

Tuba

Tuba Carnival 

 

String instruments

Violin

Mozart: Violin Concertos 

Violin Concertos [Box Set]

 

Viola

English Music for Viola

 

Cello

Cello for Relaxation

 

Double Bass

Bottesini;Music for Double Bass & Piano Vol.1 



 

 



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Piano Music | Chamber Classical Music | Inspirational Orchestral Music | Classical Composers | Name That Music | Free Composition and Piano Lessons | Piano Music Notes | Learn Music Theory | Finale Music Writing Software | Composing Music to Films | Writing Classical Score | List of Instruments | Music Sound Recording Studios | Multitrack Recording Process | Music Mixing Advice