Solo Works: Sonata Breve for Unaccompanied Tuba (1981) [8:00]

1. With conviction
2. Introspectively
3. With energy

Composed for Tucker Jolly, Associate Professor of Tuba, the University of Akron. First performance: 10 March 1982, Tucker Jolly, Guzzetta Recital Hall, University of Akron.
Published by The Brass Press (a division of Editions Bim).
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Second Round, First Category repertoire selection for 2009 International Interpretive Brasswind Instruments Competition, Brno, Czech Republic, 30 April through 4 May 2009.

Ronald Bishop, Principal Tuba, Cleveland Orchestra; Sumner Erickson, Principal Tuba, Pittsburgh Symphony; Tucker Jolly, Principal Tuba, Akron Symphony; Robert Daniel, Sam Houston State University; Alex Serwatowski, United States Air Force Band of the West; Charles Guy, SUNY-Potsdam Crane School of Music; David Wilson at Longy School of Music and Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Additional performances at U.S. Naval Academy, Hofstra University, Youngstown State University, The College of Wooster, Southwest College, Chelva (Spain), etc.

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"One of the best works for unaccompanied tuba."
—Alex Serwatowski, United States Air Force Band of the West