Mahler, Gustav – Songs of a Wayfarer for Tuba or Bass Trombone and Piano.
Beautifully edited by Vancouver Symphony Bass Trombonist Douglas Sparkes. You will be thrilled with the sound of these songs. All audiences will just love the sound of these songs for Tuba and Piano. The four movements of Mahler's famous song cycle have been tastefully edited. If you practice melodious etudes for Tuba you will know the value of being able to perform with a smooth lyrical musical line. These songs will add expression to your playing and add real depth and variety to your recital. Here is what one musician has to say about the Songs: " I played through the music last night and again this morning and find it so beautiful. So emotional and passionate. How could I expect anything less from Mahler. I'm really looking forward to playing it..." The songs are of moderate difficulty. Mr. Sparke's transcription is very tastefully done with detailed editing of phrasing and dynamics.
Here is a lovely rendition of movement 1 as performed by Dr. Mark Nelson:
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