• Folk Songs by Paul Basler
    • Folk Songs by Paul Basler
    • Folk Songs by Paul Basler
    • $30.00
    • About the Work Folk Songs for horn and piano was written for and dedicated to various students in Basler’s horn studio as well as Michelle Stebleton. The playing level ranges from simple to moderately advanced — these pieces fill a void in the horn literature for quality arrangements of some of the world’s finest melodies. The ordering and choice of pieces is left up to the performers. Alegría (Puerto Rico) Funiculì, Funiculà (Italy) Round Dance (Native American – Kiowa) Hills of Arirang…
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  • Divertimento by Paul Basler
    • Divertimento by Paul Basler
    • Divertimento by Paul Basler
    • $30.00
    • About the Work Divertimento for horn and piano was written in Nairobi, Kenya and is dedicated to Barry Benjamin. In five distinct movements, the piece combines elements of American “classical” music, jazz, and Kenyan folk elements to create an entertaining diversion for both performers and audience.
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  • Lacrymosa for two horns and piano by Paul Basler
    • Lacrymosa for two horns and piano by Paul Basler
    • Lacrymosa for two horns and piano by Paul Basler
    • $20.00
    • About the Work Lacrymosa was commissioned by and written for MirrorImage, Lisa Bontrager and Michelle Stebleton, with support from the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the Pennsylvania State University. The work is characterized by an overall sense of profound sorrow and draws some of its inspiration from the Poulenc Elegie for horn and piano. Lacrymosa was written between February 3rd and March 26th, 2002 in Gainesville, Florida and Nairobi, Kenya.
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  • Triathlon for unaccompanied horn by Paul Basler
    • Triathlon for unaccompanied horn by Paul Basler
    • Triathlon for unaccompanied horn by Paul Basler
    • $12.00
    • Triathlon was commissioned by and written for the 2001 American Horn Competition as the required second round work for the professional division. The work is in three contrasting movements and tests the horn player’s performance ability and agility. The first movement, Aggressive, is a fast, swirling dance. Movement two, Apprehensive, features the low register and is characterized by slow, flowing melodies and stopped horn passages. The final movement, Acrobatic, is a very quick, Middle Eastern–inspired dance full of mixed meter…
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  • Ken Bits for two horns by Paul Basler
    • Ken Bits for two horns by Paul Basler
    • Ken Bits for two horns by Paul Basler
    • $12.00
    • About the Work Ken Bits was written for and dedicated to Michael Paige, the 1993–94 Senior Fulbright Lecturer in international curriculum development (and fine amateur trumpet player) at Kenyatta University. The piece is in three short movements depicting various “events” during our year in Kenya. Jua Kali Repairman is a musical portrait of the ingenious artisans of Kenya who can fix just about anything with whatever is lying around (jua kali translates to “under the sun”). Sundowner is a quiet…
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  • The Bill and Brice Polka for two horns and piano by Paul Basler
  • Cantilene for two horns by Theodore Dubois, arr. Basler
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