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Listed below is repertoire, divided into three levels, that students have enjoyed learning and performing. It is not meant to be a comprehensive list, but a starting point for learning repertoire performed on the tuba. Incoming students will start with a legato method book, such as the Concone or Bordogni, and a more technical book, such as the Blazevich or Tyrell. Students are required to purchase original copies of all music. 


LEVEL 1

ETUDE BOOKS

• Blazhevich     70 Studies vol. 1     Robert King

• Bordogni/Rochut     Melodious Etudes vol. 1     Carl Fischer

• Concone/Jacbos     Legato Exercises for Tuba     Encore

• Fink/Reginald     Studies in Legato for Bass Trombone & Tuba     Carl Fischer

• Kopprasch     Selected Studies     Robert King

• Tyrell     Advanced Studies     Boosey & Hawkes


 

SOLO WORKS

• Bencriscutto     Concertino     Robert King

• Frackenpohl     Concertino     Carl Fischer

• Haddad     Suite     Shawnee

• Handel/Morris     Sonata no. 6     Ludwig

• Hartley     Sonatina     Fema

• Holmes     Lento     Shawnee

• Marcello     Sonata No. 1 or No. 5     International

• Persichetti     Serenade No. 12     

• Senaille/Catelinet     Allegro Spiritoso    

• Voxman     Concert and Contest Collection     Rubank

 


 

BAND/ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS

• Holst     Chaconne from First Suite

• Wagner     Die Meistersinger

• Prokofiev     Symphony No. 5 Mvt. 1

• Mendelssohn     A Midsummer Night's Dream


 

LEVEL 2

ETUDE BOOKS

• Arban     Complete Conservatory Method     Carl Fischer / Encore

• Blazhevich     70 Studies vol. 2     Robert King

• Bordogni/Rochut     Melodious Etudes vols. 1-2     Carl Fischer

• Kopprasch     Selected Studies     Robert King

• Snedecor     Low Etudes     Robert King


 

SOLO WORKS

• Bach/Bell     Air and Bouree     Carl Fischer

• Bach/King     Cello Suites     Robert King

• Beversdorf     Sonata     Southern

• Capuzzi     Andante and Rondo     Hin

• Hindemith     Sonate     Schott

• Lebedev     Concerto in One Movement     Edition Musicus

• Mozart     Concerto for Horn (No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4)     Cimarron Press

• Sibbing     Sonata     Wimbledon

• Telemann/Drobnak     Sonata in F Major     Cimarron Press

• Vaughan Williams     Six Studies in English Folksong     Galaxy

• Vivaldi     Concerto in A minor     Edition Musicus

• Wilder     Suite No. 1 "Effie Suite"     

• Wilder     Suite No. 2 "Jesse Suite"     Shawnee

• Wilder     Suite No. 3 "Thomas Suite"     

 


 

BAND/ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

• Berlioz     Symphonie Fantastique Mvts. 4 & 5

• Prokofiev     Romeo & Juliet

• Sousa     Stars & Stripes

• Wagner     Ride of the Valkyries


 

LEVEL 3

ETUDES

• Arban     Complete Conservatory Method     Carl Fischer

• Bordogni/Rochut     Melodious Etudes vol. 3     Carl Fischer

• Grigoriev     50 Etudes     Robert King

• Schlossberg     Daily Drills and Exercises for Trumpet     M. Baron

• Snedecor     Low Etudes     Robert King

• Vizzuti     Exercises for Trumpet vol. 1     

• Uber


 

SOLO WORKS

• Arutiunian     Concerto      Editions Bim

• Bach/Sauer     Cello Suites     Cherry Classics

• Barnes, James     Concerto     Southern

• Bernstein     Waltz for Mippy III     Schirmer

• Broughton     Sonata     MMP

• Crockett     Mystique     Cimarron Press

• Ellerby     Concerto     Maecenas Music

• Heiden     Concerto     Peer International

• Jager     Concerto

• Kraft     Encounters II     

• Penderecki     Capriccio     Schott

• Plog     Three Miniatures     BIM

•Strauss     Horn Concerto No. 1     International

• Vaughan Williams     Concerto     Oxford

• Williams, John     Concerto     Warner Bros. 

• York     How Beautiful     Cimarron Press


 

BAND/ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS

• Mahler     Symphony No. 2

• Resphighi     Fountains of Rome

• Strauss     Ein Heldenleben

• Stravinsky     Petrouchka

• Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 6


 

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