French composer and music teacher, Bernard Crocé-Spinelli (1871-1932) entered the Paris Conservatoire at thirteen years old. He won many prizes at the institution, with his first published and successful composition coming when he was just 21 years old.Solo De Concours for Trombone and Piano has also remained a popular piece in the repertoire.
Crocé-Spinelli led a successful career as a composer and music teacher. His positions saw him compose many solos for competition and auditions, including Solo De Concours for Trombone and Piano. Included in the syllabus at the Paris Conservatoire, this work addresses advanced features, including complex rhythms, semiquaver flourishes, and chromaticims, among other features. For all advanced, aspiring trombonists, Crocé-Spinelli's Solo De Concours is an excellent addition to the repertoire.