Works listed by difficulty

The composer/arranger has rated the difficulty of the following solo parts according to the following criterion:

I = BEGINNER: limited range and rhythmic/technical requirements.

II = INTERMEDIATE: two-three years of instruction. fairly limited range and no technical demands greater than simple syncopations and sixteenth-note patterns.

III = HIGH SCHOOL, PRE-COLLEGE: two & half octave range. More rhythmic complexity and syncopation, and moderate multiple-tonguing.

IV = COLLEGE: range from pedal tones up to demanding high range. Increased endurance requirements, rhythmic complexity, multi-meters, angular melodic lines, avant-garde techniques, dynamic range extremes, and difficult multiple tonguing.

V = ADVANCED COLLEGE/PROFESSESIONAL: Difficulties may include extreme demands with regard to range, endurance, rhythmic complexity, tonguing, and advanced avant-garde techniques.

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I = BEGINNER
(none)

II = INTERMEDIATE
My Johann
Lullabye

II-III
Andante from Symphony No. 7
Ave Maria
Christmas Concerto
Ebben
Jubal’s Lyre
Zeke & Zebedee

III = HIGH SCHOOL, PRE-COLLEGE
2 AM
Andantino & Presto
Black Moon Rising
Distant Images
Hey, Wait a Minute Waltz
Lassus’ Trombone
March of the Marionette
Meditation
Night Song
Quiet Mountain
Sixteen Etudes
Solvejg’s Song Fantasy
Song for a New Day
Three Farewell Pieces
Twilight Dream
Two Pieces

III-IV
Aboriginal Voices
Dance of the Tumblers
Duo Sonata
Far Side of the Pasture
Flight of the Bumble Bee
Four Short Narratives
House of the Rising Sun
Improvisations on a Bach Sarabande
In the Cathedral
Lassus’ Trombone
Sixteen Etudes

IV = COLLEGE
Away, I’m Bound Away
Come to the Edge
Dandy Noodles
The Dream
Falls the Shadow
Five Limericks
The Furies
FTR!
In the Quiet of the Desert
Largo and Allegro
Meditation and Finale
Midnight Shakes the Memory
New England Reveries
Nutcracker Sweets
Passages
Sixteen Etudes
Threnody

IV-V
Denali
Endearing Young Charms
Hungarian Hallucination
Odyssey
Ruslan & Ludmilla’s Romp Across Russia
Venetian Carnival Animals

V = ADVANCED COLLEGE/PROFESSESIONAL
Adagio & Finale (from Sinfonietta)
Asturias
Caprice No. 5
Carnival of Venice
Catoctin
Drum Taps
Fantasie Originale
Fantasy on Night
Gypsy Melodies (Zigeunerweisen)
Heart of a Wolf
Nutcracker Sweets
of the Water
Ritual
Sarabande and Preludio
Simyeh
Sinfonietta
Sixteen Etudes
Tribes
The Waste Land