Tapestry for Tuba is a brief, yet intense feature for a tubist. The soloist can provide their own cadenza, lending this piece to tuba players of various technical abilities. Your audience will love the agility that is showcased by the soloist.
Genre: Solo Tuba with Band | # of Players: Standard + 1 Level: 4 | Duration: 4:10
Parts marked with an asterisk (*) are NOT ESSENTIAL, although their presence will obviously enable a fuller realization of the composer's intentions to be achieved.
Program Notes Written originally for the British tuba virtuoso John Fletcher (who died tragically young) Tapestry for Tuba need not be too technically difficult (the soloist can provide his/her own cadenza!). A northern folk-song provides the theme and the patterns are woven around it.