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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 Stevens was a free-lance performer in New York City. From 1981 to 1985 he was on the faculty of the University of Miami (FL) School of Music. From 1985 to 2014 he was on the faculty of the University of...
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.
- Editions Bim
- I. Andante - Allegro moderato (6')
II. Slow and freely - Tempo lento (5'30)
III. Vivace (7'30)