The Old Grumbly Bear by Julius Fucik (1872-1916). Arranged by Andrew Glover. Concert band. Solo. Spotlight Series. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR331 & CL.WFR354). Solo. Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Composed 2004. Duration 4 minutes, 52 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-3350-00).
For solo bassoon, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, euphonium, or tuba with band accompaniment. From the Barnhouse "Spotlight" series. This delightful novelty solo includes parts for solo bassoon, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, euphonium BC and TC, and Tuba. An ideal solo to showcase your star performer's musical abilities in a humorous and fun way. The accompaniment is not difficult, and requires a minimum of rehearsal. An excellent choice for adding variety to your concert in featuring a soloist on a non-typical solo instrument. Great fun!!