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Stevens  John  Horn  Sonata  Co85

John Stevens
Sonata

for horn and piano

  • Level: intermediate / advanced
  • Duration: 19'
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 2008

Reference: CO85
CHF27.00

Details

  • Published: 2009
  • Publisher: Editions Bim
  • Movements:
    • I. Andante - Allegro moderato (6')
    • II. Slow and freely - Tempo lento (5'30)
    • III. Vivace (7'30)

Composer

John Stevens

John Stevens (*1951)

John Stevens was born in Buffalo, New York (USA) in 1951. He holds degrees in Music Performance (tuba) from the Eastman School of Music (1973) and Yale University (1975). For many years John Steven... Read more

About Sonata

Glorious, lyrical sound

The work is in three movements but the lengthy slow section that opens the first movement, eventually giving way to an Allegro, results in a structure that hints at the four-movement baroque sonata format. It showcases both the technical capabilities of the horn as well as its glorious, lyrical sound.