(1879-1941) was a distinguished performer on the Flute. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that his compositions for wind instruments are at the forefront of the repertoire, Symphonic Piece
for Tenor Trombone being no exception.
After a prominent career as a flautist with the Paris Opéra, Gaubert
was appointed as professor of Flute at the Paris Conservatoire, as well as principal conductor of leading orchestras. It was during this time that Gaubert
composed, including his Symphonic Piece
for Tenor Trombone and Piano. Addressing many technical features, including flourishing semiquaver passages, a wide range, lyrical melodies, unusual intervals, chromaticism and complex rhythms, Symphonic Piece
is a challenging, yet riveting and stirring piece for aspiring advanced Tenor Trombone players. More