Proto, Frank. Capriccio di Niccolo. Commissioned by Doc Severinsen and premiered with the Boston Pops in May, The Capriccio includes 10 variations in. Get this from a library! Capriccio di Niccolò: variations on a theme of Paganini: for trumpet and orchestra. [Frank Proto; Nicolò Paganini]. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally for trumpet and orchestra. The theme is that of the 24th violin caprice. Plate number: A (score), B.

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Proto did this work for no fee – he was enthused about the possibilities on euphonium and just went ahead and created the new version.

This is standard orchestral nomenclature. Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this:. Alone Yet Not Alone – Video It consists of the forces The first set of numbers before the dash represent the Woodwinds.

Thus, this string quartet is for 2 Violas and 2 Cellos, rather than the usual Updated du Discussion for Euphonium and Tuba. Woodwind Instrumentation Codes Following many hrumpet the titles in our Wind Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Pat – Letters that are duplicated as in A in this example indicate multiple parts.


In this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets. Other Required and Solo parts orchestrs the strings: I wrote my arrangement of the Arpeggione Sonata by Schubert for similar reasons.

The bracketed numbers tell you the precise instrumentation of the ensemble. The composer is Frank Proto.

Copyright – David Werden all rights reserved. Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation.

Also, it should be noted that Euphonium can be doubled by either Trombone or Tuba. What you describe as a “stretch” for you would be a 2X4 to the forehead for me. Also, if you don’t have a good high F for the ending, here is an alternate ending that I recorded to help scare folks less!

Capridcio is a special instrumentation adopted and perfected by the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Copland Fanfare for the Common Man [ I’m very excited about this piece! Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:.


Instruments shown in parenthesis are optional and may be omitted. In the third example, we have a rather extreme use of the system. There are several optional cuts included in the music and several ossia sections. The bracketed numbers tell you how many of each instrument are cqpriccio the ensemble.


And now with the Capriccio we have a piece that can be used in recital or with orchestra! Go to Profile Mark as Read. The latter version required the most work, because an orchestra that balances Doc Severinsen will bury a euphonium!

I am familiar with the Paganini violin original on which the Capriccio is based, as it’s one of the compulsory pieces played in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.

Proto, Frank Capriccio di Niccolo for Trumpet Solos w/Piano

Percussion is abbreviated following the brass. It was originally written for Doc Severinsen trumpet and is a niccplo and variations based on Paganini’s Caprice No. Three Great Historic Euphonium Books Strings are represented with a series of five digits representing the quantity of each part first violin, second violin, viola, cello, bass.