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Stevens  Thomas  Aria Con  Variazioni  Tu113

Thomas Stevens
Aria con variazioni

on a theme by Georg Fr. Haendel

for tuba and string orchestra

  • Level: intermediate / advanced
  • Duration: 5'
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 2006

Reference: TU113a
Piano reduction (solo part included)


  • Instrumentation:

    String set:

  • Published: 2006
  • Publisher: Editions Bim

Audio samples

Variation I
Variation II
Variation III
Variations IV / V


Thomas Stevens

Thomas Stevens (1938-2018)

Thomas Stevens (born 1938, Atascadero, California) was appointed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1965 by then music director, Zubin Mehta, who named him principal trumpet in 1972, a po... Read more

About Aria con variazioni

On an original melodic theme by Georg Fr. Handel

The «Aria con variazioni» is a theme and set of variations written for tuba and any keyboard instrument of choice and for tuba & strings. The variations are based on an original melodic theme by Georg Fr. Handel, (1685-1759) which itself was re-harmonized for this piece.