Peter Maxwell Davies: Strathclyde Concerto No. 8 (Bassoon/Piano): Bassoon And Accomp.
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COMPOSER: Peter Maxwell Davies
PUBLISHER: Chester Music
PRODUCT FORMAT: Instrumental Work
Unusually for him, Davies starts his Bassoon Concerto not with slow music but with speed and brilliance: the opening is a Presto, initiated by the strings, and only at the entry of the soloist does the tempo relax to thatofa real introduction. Out of this grow a big dancing Allegro. The slow