Concerto No. 1 in F Minor: Carl Maria v. Weber

I have decided to enter the United States Army Band National Collegiate Solo Competition playing the first movement of this concerto. A recording is due by March 21, 2014.  Any serious clarinet player knows these concertos and Weber. Its standard, but it shows off the clarinetist. Being a romantic piece of music, composed in 1811,…

Music for Prague 1968: Karel Husa

I actually wrote an entire paper on this for my class. My writing skills are in no way great, so excuse the disorganization of ideas. I would love to conduct this piece or play it in wind ensemble “Karel Husa’s Music for Prague was written in response to the second seizure of Czechoslovakia by communist…