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Ray Pizzi Music    
"Experience the Stylistic Versatility the BASSOON is Capable of Rendering"
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riginal Pizzi Pieces for;
SOLO BASSOON ~ BASSOON & PIANO ~ BASSOON & STRINGS
  BASSOON QUARTETS ~ SAXOPHONE QUARTETS
BASS CLARINET QUARTETS ~ WOODWIND QUINTETS
 WOODWIND TRIOS ~ Play-Along CD's ~ DUETS ~ IMPROV STUDY
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13 NEW Pieces, (scroll down)

SOLO BASSOON

                                                            1.)  Ode to a Toad   Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(+3 difficulty)
                                                              
Whimsical swamp blues piece for Solo Bassoon.
"Quintessential Solo Bassoon Piece" Dr. Jon Beebe
                                                                                    click to play audio:  Ode to a  Toad  Solo Bssn   OR   Live performance by  Ray Pizzi  click to view: video

                                                            2.)  Da' Blues  Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(+3 difficulty)
                                                                                 Funky blues for Solo Bassoon.
 
click to play audio:    Da' Blues Solo Bssn 
                                                                                           
OR   Live performance by Pascal Chabaud, France  click to view:  video 

                                                              2a.)  Mo' Blues  Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(2 difficulty)
                                                                                             Another Funky Blues for Solo Bassoon
                                                                                                                                    click to play:   Mo' Blues solo Bssn 
OR click to view: video

                                                              3.) Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring  Solo Bassoon...$12.00...(3 difficulty)
                                                                       "Has that Ray Pizzi touch "
                                                                                                  click to play:  Jesu, Joy  Solo Bssn  OR click to view: video  

                                                            4.) "Bubba"   Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(+3 difficulty) 
                                                                    
   Whimsical hillbilly foot stomper for SOLO Bassoon.
OR  Live performance by:
                                                                        Dr. Jon Beebe, Hayes School of Music. Appalachian State University, click to view:  video

                                                            5.)  All Thumbs  Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(3 difficulty)
                                                                                        Swinging solo bassoon piece, medium tempo click to play:  All Thumbs, Solo Bassoon  OR
                                                                             Live performance by:
Tempest Lyle, video

                                                            6.)   Funky Fagotto   Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(3 difficulty)
                                                                                        Title says it all.....Funky and Rhythmical, R+B Groove.
                                                                                                                                   click to play:  Funky Fagotto, Solo Bassoon
   OR click to view:   video

                                                            7.)  Penne Rigate (Solo Cadenza).....$16.00.....(5 difficulty)
                                                                                        Atonal,
  Dynamic,  Demanding and  Dramatic
                                                                                                                                   click to play:  Penne Rigate, Solo Bassoon 

                               7a.)  Yodeling Bassoon...???  Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(4 difficulty)
                                                                                        YUP..... Yodeling Bassoon.....Where no man has gone before..... It was inevitable.
                                                                                                                                   click to play: Yodeling Bassoon Solo Bssn

                                                         7b.)  Manicotti  Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(3 difficulty)
                                                                                             Be-Bop for Solo Bassoon
                                                                                                                                   click to play: Manicotti Solo Bassoon

                                                            7c.)  Round About Midnight  Solo Bassoon.....$12.00.....(3 difficulty)
                                                                                               Thelonius Monk Jazz Classic for Solo Bassoon
                                                                                                                                   click to play:  Round About Midnight Solo Bssn

                                                            7d.)  Good Bait  Solo Bassoon............$12.00............( +2 difficulty)
                                                                                              Tadd Dameron Jazz Classic for Solo Bassoon
                                                                                                                                    click to play:  Good Bait, Solo Bassoon
 

                                                             7e.) March of the Basset Hounds Solo Bassoon...$12.00 (3 difficulty)
                                                                                              Lotsa Fun n' Personality for Solo Bassoon    (also Bassoon Duet #43a)
                                                                                                                                    click to play
:  March Basset Hounds Solo Bssn

                                                       7f.) Walter Honk-Rite Solo Bassoon Blues...$12.00 (+2 difficulty)
 
                                                                                               Funky, Swingin' Blues for Solo Bassoon
                                                                                                                                     click to play: 
Walter Honk-Rite Solo Bssn

                                  NEW..... 7g.) BLUEZOON  Solo Bassoon Blues...$12.00 (3 difficulty)
 
                                                                                                     Swingin' Blues for Solo Bassoon   click to play: 
BLUEZOON
                                 
                                  NEW.....
7h.) Bodacious Bassoon  Solo Bassoon FUNK...$12.00  (3 difficulty)
                                                                                    Contemporary Funk for Solo Bassoon  click to play:  Bodacious Bassoon

                                  NEW......7i.) Izzip's Waltz  Solo Bassoon ...$12.00  (3+ difficulty)
                                                                                                                 
Upbeat, Contemporary Waltz for Solo Bassoon   click to play:  Izzip's Waltz

                                 NEW..... 7j.) Good Gnus Blues  Solo Bassoon ...$12.00  (2+ difficulty)
                                                                                     FUNK BLUES for Solo Bassoon...click to play
 Good Gnus Blues for Solo Bssn

CONTACT  RPizzi2@aol.com

                                                               BASSOON and PIANO                 

                                                            8.  Prima Vera  Bassoon and Piano.....$24.00.....(+4 difficulty)
                                                                      "Destined to become a Bassoon Repertoire Classic"
                                                                                     Passionately Melodic, Soulfully Contemporary Piece.
click to  view: video of score   
                                                                                
OR  Live recording by:  Dr. Michael Burns  NCU, Greensboro   click to  view video

                                                            8a.)  Alicia  Bassoon and Piano.....$18.00.....(+3 difficulty)
                                                                       "A Beautifully Melodic, Contemporary Waltz"

                                                                                
                click to play:  Alicia  Bssn and Pno 

                                                            8b.) Pussy Cat Song Bassoon and Piano...$18.00 (3 difficulty)
                                                                        Playful Pussy Cat Personality
                                                                                                 click to play:  Pussy Cat Song, Bssn/Pno
  OR click to  view   video

                                                            8c.)  Tortellini  Bassoon and Piano.....$18.00 (3 difficulty)
                                                                        BE-BOP  BASSOON with Piano acc. medium tempo..... FUN!!!
                                                                                                 click to play: Tortellini  Bassoon and Piano

                                                            8d.)  Manicotti  Bassoon and Piano.....$18.00 (+2 difficulty)
                                                                        BE-BOP  BASSOON with Piano acc. medium tempo..... FUN!!!  
                                                                                                   click to  play:
Manicotti  Bssn/Pno 
OR  click to  view video

                                                             9.)   Prayer for Simon    Bassoon and Piano.....$15.00.....(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                         
Beautifully Melodic, dedicated to Simon Kovar
"father of the Bassoon"
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Prayer for Simon, Bssn and Pno 

                                                            10.)   Song for Gran'Pa   Bassoon and Piano.....$15.00.....(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                      
Soulfully, Melodic, Swinging Smooth Jazz Piece.
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Song for Granpa, Bssn and Pno

                                                            11.)  "Bubba"  Bassoon and Piano.....$15.00.....(3 difficulty)  
                                                                                           Hillbilly
foot stomper with STRIDE Piano accompaniment.
                                                                                click to play:   Bubba  Bssn and Pno  OR   click to view  video

                                                            12.)  Willow Creek  Bassoon and Piano.....$15.00.....(+2 difficulty)
                                                                                          Beautifully Impressionistic and melodic.

                                                                                                                                 click to play:  Willow Creek  Bssn and Pno  OR  click to  view  video  

                                                            13.)  Santa Maria del Molise Bassoon and 2 Guitars (includes opt. Piano)
 
                                                                                        In the Classical Tradition, Beautifully Melodic-3 mvts.....$24.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Santa Maria del Molise, Bssn and Guitar
  OR  click to  view  video

                                                            13a)  Moonlight Sonata Bassoon, Guitar, Bass (opt. piano)
                                                                                         
Beethoven's melody for BASSOON (incl. optional piano)...$24.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                 
click to play:  Moonlight Sonata Bssn, Guitar, Bass  OR  click to  view  video 

                                                          13b)  Rite of Passage  Bassoon and Piano                                                                                                                                       Modal Jazz Waltz for Bssn\Pno........................$18.00.................(3 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                
click to play:  Rite of Passage Bassoon and Piano  OR  Dr. Jon Beebe click  live video    

                                                              13c)  La Buffadora  Bassoon and Piano
                                                                        
Capturing the Festive Spirit of Mexico..............$18.00.............(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                
click to play:  La Buffadora  Bssn and Pno  OR  click to  view video 

                                                            13d)  Rayz'n Cane  Bassoon and Piano
                                                                        
 Bluegrass Bassoon w\Piano......HOT!!!..............$18.00................(4 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                 click to play: 
RAYZ'N CANE Bluegrass Bssn and Pno 
OR  Dr. Jon Beebe click  live video 

                                        13e)  Invocation Bassoon and Piano Gospel Style
                                                                        
 Inspirational, Melodic, Unique, Easy to Play...........$16.00..........(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                 click to play: 
Invocation Bssn and Piano...Gospel Style   
OR click to  view  video

                                                            13f)  Doodley-Doo   Bassoon and Piano 
                                                                                          Beautifully Melodic Waltz for Bassoon and Piano...$18.00...
(+2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                             
   click to play:   Doodley-Doo Bassoon and Piano 

                                                            13g.)  Linguine   Bassoon and Piano 
                                                                                               Be-Bop Duet for Bassoon and Piano.........$18.00............
(3 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                
 click to play:  Linguine, Be-Bop Bassoon and Piano    OR  Dr. Jon Beebe  click  live video

                                                            13h.)  Trials n' Tribulations Blues    for Bassoon and Piano 
                                                                                               NASTY BLUES for Bassoon and Piano.........$18.00.........
(+2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                  click to play: .Trials and Tribulations Bsn and Pno

                                                            13i.)  Doofus   for Bassoon and Piano 
                                                                                               Modal-Jazz-Funk  for Bassoon and Piano.......$18.00.......
(+2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Doofus duo Bssn and Pno  OR  click to  view   video

                                                            13j)  Greensleeves   for Bassoon and Piano......$15.00.....(2 difficulty)
                                                                            
Melodic - Mellow - Modal Jazz Wattz.
                                                                             
click to play:  Greensleeves Bassoon and  Keyboard

                                                   13k)  Waltz for Phoebe  for Bassoon and Piano...$18.00...(+3difficulty)
                                                                            
Melodic  - Jazz Waltz
                                                                             
click to play:  Waltz for Phoebe Bassoon and Keyboard

                                                            13L)  Hermosa   for Bassoon and Piano......$18.00........(2 difficulty)
                                                                            
Beautifully Melodic Bossa Nova.
                                                                             
click to play:  Hermosa for Bassoon and Keyboard

                                                             13m)  Stratus Funk  for Bassoon, Bass Guitar, Drums...$25.00...(+3difficulty)
          
                                                                                   WOW!!! Fusion - Funk - Jazz. (includes 3 parts) click to play:  Sratus Funk

                                                 13n)  Sweet Lorraine  for Bassoon and Piano...$18.00....(+2difficulty)
                                                                                                Easy Swingin' jazz classic.
 click to play:  Sweet Lorraine Bssn and Piano 

                                                 13o)  Appalachian Sunrise  for Bassoon and Piano...$18.00....(3 difficulty)
                                                                                                                              
Contemporary, Melodic.    click to play:  Sunrise Bssn & Piano (Keyboard)

                                                  13p)  Harlem Nocturne  for Bassoon and Piano...$15.00....(2+ difficulty)
                                                                                     Earle Hagen classic, reharmonized..."A fine harmonic setting, with loads of potential!"
                                                                                                  
click to play:  Harlem Nocturne Bassoon and Piano

                                                13Q)  Honky Tonk Bassoon  for Bssn and Pno...$16.00... (2+ difficulty)
                                                                                                        Blues Classic for Bassoon and Piano  click to play: Honky Tonk Bassoon 
                                                                                                                      OR   Dr. Jon Beebe live performance: view video

                                                13r)  Enamorado  for Bassoon and Piano...$16.00... (2+ difficulty)
                                                                                                     Melodic, Soulful, Sexy  click to play:  ENAMORADO Bssn & Pno

                                                          13s)  La Valse Petite   for Bassoon and Piano...$12.00... (2 difficulty)
                                                                                                 Melodic, Soulful Waltz click to view:  Video

                            NEW...... 13t)  Bonkers Bassoon   for Bassoon and Piano...$16.00... (3+ difficulty)
                                                                                         ENCORE piece/dynamic ending, (title says it all!) click to play:  Bonkers Bssn & Pno

                            NEW...... 13u.) South Shoa' Blues Bassoon and Piano...$18.00... (2 difficulty)
                                                                              Blues Waltz, medium tempo...FUN
                                                                                  click to play: South Shoa' Blues Bsn & Pno

        NEW...... 13v.) Top O' the Mornin' Bassoon and Piano...$18.00... (2+ difficulty)
                                        Irish Dance, Melodic, Buoyant, Cheerful, Genial
                    click to play: Top O' the Mornin' for Bssn & Pno

                            NEW...... 13w.) In The Mood  Bassoon and Piano...$18.00... (2+ difficulty)
                                                                             "WHERE NO BASSOONIST HAS GONE BEFORE"...FUN!
                                                                                                      click to play
: In The Mood Bssn & Pno
   OR click to view Video
                                   NEW...... 13x.) Journey  Bassoon and Piano...$18.00... (3 difficulty)
                                                                              Melodic Jazz Waltz 
click to play: Journey Bssn & Pno
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CONTACT  RPizzi2@aol.com

                                                                

                       BASSOON with STRINGS          

                                                            14.) Portofino  Bassoon, Strings and Rhythm.....$26.00.....(-3 difficulty) 
                                                                       "THE  SEXIEST BASSOON PIECE  KNOWN TO MANKIND"
                                                                                             Beautifully Melodic (strings expandable)   click to play:  Portofino, Bssn and Strings

                                                            15.) Simpatico Bassoon and Strings...$24.00...(- 2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                        
"Encourage them with a Beautiful Melody" (strings expandable)
                                                                                                        click to play: Simpatico, Bssn + Strings

                                                            16.)  Pastoral   Bassoon and Strings.....$24.00.....(-3 difficulty)
                                                                       
  (strings expandable) click to play:  PASTORAL Bassoon and Strings 

                                                           17.) Moorea Bassoon, Strings and Rhythm.....$26.00..... (2 difficulty)
                                                                                                                    and yet..... ANOTHER  SEXY  BASSOON  PIECE (UNKNOWN TO MANKIND)
                                                                                            Beautifully Melodic, Medium Bossa Nova.
(strings expandable)
click to play: Moorea, Bssn and Strings 

                                                            18.)  Gentle Giant Bassoon, Strings  and Rhythm...$36.00...(4 difficulty)
                                                                                         Soulful Jazz Waltz, Medium Groove. (strings expandable)
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Gentle Giant, Bssn and Strings

                                                           18a.) Doodley-Doo  Bassoon, Strings and Rhythm...$26.00...(3 difficulty)
                                                                                              BEAUTIFULLY  MELODIC Jazz Waltz. (strings expandable)
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Doodley-Doo Bssn & Strings

                                                            18b.) Pizza Machine  Bassoon, Orchestra & Rhythm...$48.00...(3+difficulty)
                                                                                              DYNAMIC JAZZ/FUSION (solo Bassoon, Orchestra and Rhythm Section. )
                                                                                                                                  click to play: Pizza Machine Bassoon & Orchestra

                                                            BASSOON  QUARTETS

                                                            19.)  Manicotti  Bassoon Quartet.....$22.00..... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                      Tour de Force for 1st Bassoon 3 Bssns and Contra Bssn 
                                                                                                                                  click to play
:
 Manicotti, Bssn Quartet     click to  view   video

                                                19a.) March of the Basset Hounds Bassoon Quartet...$22.00 (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                      Lotsa Personality for 3 Bssns and Contra Bssn (optional 4th bassoon part included)
                                                                                                                                  click to play
:
 March Basset Hounds Bssn Quartet  click to  view  video

                                                            19b.) Doofus  for Bassoon Quartet.....$22.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                         Funk Jazz for 3 Bssns and Contra Bssn
  (optional 4th bassoon part included)
                                                                                                                 
              
click to play:  Doofus Bassoon Quartet   

                                                        19c.) All Thumbs  for Bassoon Quartet.....$22.00..... (2 difficulty)
                                                                                      Swinging Jazz for 4 Bassoons
(no contra-bassoon)
                                                                                        
              click to play:   All Thumbs Bssn Quartet                                          

                                                19d.) Autumn Leaves/Mash Theme Bassoon Quartet...$22.00 (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                      Swinging Jazz for 4 Bassoons
(no contra-bassoon)
                                                                                                                                   click to play:  Autumn Leaves/Mash Theme Bssn Quartet

                                                19e.) Trolley Song for Bassoon Quartet...$22.00 (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                      Tour de Force for Bassoon Quartet
(no contra-bassoon)
                                                                                                                              
  click to play:  Trolley Song Bssn Quartet 

                                                19f.) Walter Honk-Rite Blues for Bassoon Quartet...$22.00 (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                             Swingin' Funky Blues for 4 Bassoons (no contra-bassoon)
                                                                                         
             click to play:  Walter Honk-Rite Bssn Quartet 

                                                19g.)  Rayz'n Cane  Bassoon Quartet...........$22.00........... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                             Hillbilly Music for Bassoon Quartet???....yup!
                                                                                                    
click to play:  RAYZ'N CANE Bassoon Quartet

                                       NEW...... 19h.)  4 Brothers  Bassoon Quartet...........$22.00........... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                              Classic Jazz for Bassoon Quartet (no contra-bassoon)
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  4 Brothers Bassoon Quartet                                                               

                                     NEW......   19i.)  Basically Basie Blues  Bassoon Quartet.....$22.00.... (2 difficulty)
                                                                                              Fun, medium swing, easy to play for Bassoon Quartet (no contra-bassoon)
                                                                                                                                    click to play: Basically Basie Bssn Quartet

   NEW......  19j.)  If I Only Had A Brain  Bassoon Quartet.....$22.00.... (2 difficulty)
                                         
FUN,
quirky, humorous, whimsical, for Bassoon Quartet (no contra-bassoon)
                                            click to play:  If I Only Had A Brain Bssn Quartet    click to  view video

                                                            20.)  Tortellini  Bassoon Quartet...........$22.00........... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                             Classic, Swinging,  BE-BOP JAZZ,   3 Bssns and Contra Bssn  (optional 4th bassoon part included)
                                                                                                     
click to play:   Tortellini, Bassoon Quartet 

SAXOPHONE QUARTETS

                                                            20a.)  Body and Soul  Saxophone Quartet.........$25.00........ (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                        Beautiful Classic Ballad,  Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                
click to play:  Body and Soul Sax Quartet

                                                            20b.)  Pizza Machine  Saxophone Quartet........$22.00........ (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                         HOT! HOT! HOT! Fusion-Jazz-Funk,   Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                  
click to play:
  Pizza Machine Sax Quartet 

                                                      20c.)  Road Rage  Saxophone Quartet........$22.00........ (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                        HOTTER! A Fusion of Jazz-Rock and Blues,   Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                  
click to play:
  Road Rage Sax Quartet

                                                  20d.)  Da' Blues  Saxophone Quartet........$22.00........ (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                            Nasty, Funky, Sleazy, Salacious Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                
                                                     click to play:  Da Blues Sax Quartet
                                      

                                                             20e.)  Saxual Advances  Saxophone Quartet.....$20.00.... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                         Funky Saxophone Quartet Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                  
click to play:
  Saxual Advances  Sax Quartet
 

                                                20f.) In A Sentimental Mood Saxophone Quartet...$20.00... (+2 difficulty)
                                                              Duke Ellington Jazz Classic Ballad Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                  
click to play:
  Sentimental Mood Sax Quartet

                                       
                                               
  20g.) Joy Spring Saxophone Quartet...$22.00... (3 difficulty)
                                                          Clifford Brown Jazz Classic Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                   click to play:  Joy Spring Sax Quartet
                                               

                                                              20h.) Autumn Leaves/Mash theme Sax Quartet...$22.00... (3 difficulty)  
                                                            Swinging Jazz for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                  click to play:      Autumn Leaves Mash Theme sax quartet

                                NEW...... 20i.) Four Brothers Sax Quartet...$22.00... (3 difficulty)  
                                                            Classic Woody Herman Jazz for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
                                                                                                                                  click to play:     Four Brothers Sax Quartet


                      BASS CLARINET QUARTETS

                                                            20x.) Bass Clarinet Quartets...$22.00 per piece...(3 difficulty)
                                                                                        *enter title choice into PayPal "Merchant Instructions"
 
                                                    index:  Amazing Grace,  Basically Basie Blues, Da' Blues, Doofus, Four Brothers, Giant Steps, Hallucinations,  Harlem Nocturne,
                                            If I Only Had a Brain, Joy Spring, La Buffadora, Linguine, Pizza Machine, Pussy Cat, Rayz'n Cane, Road Rage, Sentimental Journey,
                                                              Sentimental Mood, South Shoa Blues, Trolley Song, Tortellini, Urban Funk, Walter Honkrite Blues, Waltz for Phoebe
                                                                   inquiries: RPizzi2@aol.com      click to view  Bass Clarinet Quartet Videos  

                                                         Bassoon Play-Along CD's
                                                             Modal Jazz,  Be Bop,  Swing,  Salsa,  Bossa Nova,  Funk,  Blues,  Bluegrass

                                                        2 separate tracks per tune (demo+soloist)... music printed in spiral bound book.

                                                             21.)  Bassoon  play-along CD #1               
                                                                       8 accompanied pieces- spiral bound book
...... $26.00... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                           
    
click to play:  Ode to a Toad,
(play-along CD)
                                                                                                      click to play:  Doofus (play along CD) 

                                                             22.)  Bassoon  play-along CD #2             
                                                                       6 accompanied pieces- spiral bound book
........ $26.00... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                                
click to play:  Rayz'n Cane,
(play-along CD)
                                                                                               
       click to play:  Rite of Passage (play-along CD)   click to  view     video

CONTACT  RPizzi2@aol.com

                                                                               Woodwind Quintets
                                            (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, F Horn, mini score)

                                                             23.)  Modissimo  Woodwind Quintet .....$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                         Modal Jazz-Rock, Funky
Groove
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Modissimo, WW5

                                                             24.)  El Shlomo del Toro  Woodwind Quintet .....$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                       "Whimsically Blissful, Delightfully Lighthearted with a surprise in the middle."

                                                                                                                                  click to play:  El Shlomo del Toro, WW5
     click to  view     video

                                                             25.)  Pussy Cat Song  Woodwind Quintet.......$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                         A playful, wacky, pussy cat personality
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Pussy Cat Song, WW5

                                                             26.)  La Buffadora   Woodwind Quintet .....$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                         A sprightly contemporary waltz that captures the festive spirit of Mexico.
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  La Buffadora, WW5

                                                             27.)  Da' Blues   Woodwind Quintet .....$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                         Nasty, Funky, Sleazy, Salacious and Downright Bitchin
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Da' Blues, WW5

                                                             28.)  Fettucini   Woodwind Quintet .....$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                      ...A Cheerful, Buoyant Samba.
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Fettucini, WW5
  click to  view    video

                                                             29.)  Windrider   Woodwind Quintet  .....$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                          Medium Swing
Funky Jazz Groove.
                                                                                                 
click to play:  Windrider, WW5

                                                             30.)  "BBG" Woodwind Quintet.......$22.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                            A Fusion of Mid-Eastern and American flavors
                                                                                                  click to play:  BBG, WW5

                                                             31.)  Rotini  Woodwind Quintet .............$22.00.......... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                         Ebullient, Captivating Latin-Funk Groove.
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Rotini, WW5

                                                             32.) Killer Kowalski  Woodwind Quintet .......$22.00....... (3 difficulty)
                                                                              Dedicated  to 1950's  World  Wrestling  Champion,  "Killer"  Kowalski,  who  menacingly stalked  his  opponents  around
                                                                           the  ring ,  brutally  eliminating  them  with  his  devastating
"claw hold"   His  boisterous,  terrorizing  interviews,
                                                                                   always included  tender,  gentle,  loving  adulation   for  his  Dear Mother
...All  captured  in  this  FUN  piece.
                                                                                                                     click to play:  Killer Kowalski, WW5    click to  view   video

                                                             33.) Yada Yada  Woodwind Quintet .........$22.00......... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                         Charming, Whimsical, Melodic, Rhythmic.
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Yada Yada, WW5     click to  view    video

                                                             34.)  Metro-Sonic  Woodwind Quintet..............$22.00..........(3 difficulty)
                                                                                         MOTOWN,
RnB Groove for Woodwind Quintette.....FUN!!!
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Metro-Sonic  WW5

                                                             35.) Cappellini  Woodwind Quintet.......$22.00
                                                                                         Up-beat, effervescent samba groove.
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Cappellini WW5

                                                             36.)  Tortellini  Woodwind Quintet...............$22.00............... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                          ...Classic, Swinging,  BE-BOP JAZZ
click to play:                                                                                 
click to play:  Tortellini, WW5

                                                             37.)  Road Rage  Woodwind Quintet..........$22.00.......... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                        ...Hot! Hot! Hot!  A Fusion of-Jazz-Rock-Blues. (Clarinet Feature)
click to play:                                                                                  click to play:  Road Rage, WW5     click to  view    video

                                                             38.)  Pizza Machine  Woodwind Quintet........$22.00........ (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                          ...Hot! Hot! Hot! A Fusion of Jazz-Rock-Indian Raga
click to play:                                                                                 
click to play:  Pizza Machine, WW5    click to  view    video

                     Woodwind Trios
                                                          (Flute,
Clarinet, Bassoon)                                                      

                                                            39.) Horizons   WOODWIND TRIO.......$20.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                           Beautifully Melodic Waltz.  FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON....
                                                                                                                                  click to play:  Horizons Woodwind Trio

                                                              40.) Invocation   WOODWIND TRIO........$20.00....(+2 difficulty)
                                                             GOSPEL Woodwind Trio:  Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon.......
                                                                                                 
click to play:  INVOCATION  Gospel Woodwind Trio

                                                            40a.) Funky Fagotto  BASSOON TRIO......$20.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                               Funky R+B Groove for 3 Bassoons.........

                                                                                                                                   click to play:
   FUNKY FAGOTTO BSSN TRIO
  click to  view   video

                                                              40b.) Bubba   WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (+3 difficulty)
                                                                                              Hillbilly Foot Stomper for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...

                                                                                                                                   click to play:
 Bubba WW Trio
    click to  view  live video Licence to Trill Trio

                                                            40c.) Linguine   WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                              BE-BOP for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...

                                                                                                   click to play:    
Linguine WW Trio
 OR click to view:  video Ceora Winds, live at IDRS 2013

                                                            40d.) La  Buffadora   WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                               FIESTA for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...

                                                                                                                           click to play:  
La Buffadora WW Trio 
                                                                                                                          

                                                            40e.) El  Shlomo  del  Toro   WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                               Whimsy for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...

                                                                                                                                   click to play:     
Shlomo WW Trio

                              40f.)  Alicia   WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                                  Melodic, Contemporary Waltz for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...

                                                                                                                                     click to play:     
Alicia WW Trio

                                                            40g.)  Doofus   WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                               Modal Funk for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                                                    
click to play:  Doofus WW Trio

                                                            40h.)  Doodley-Doo  WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                                Melodic, Contemporary Waltz for Woodwind Trio: 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                                                    
click to play:  Doodley-Doo, Woodwind Trio   click to view:  video Ceora Winds, live

                                                            40i.)  On the Trail  WOODWIND TRIO......$26.00..... (+2 difficulty)
                                                                                                "On the Trail" from  Grand Canyon Suite  arranged for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...

                                                                                                                                     click to play:
 On the Trail WW Trio

                                                              40j.)  Fettucini  WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                                 A Cheerful, Buoyant Samba for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                 
 click to play:  Fettucini WW Trio

                                                            40k.)  Tortellini  WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                                 Be-Bop Jazz for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                 
 click to play:  Tortellini WW Trio

                                                              40L.) Modissimo  WOODWIND TRIO......$20.00..... (3 difficulty)
                                                                                              
  Modal Funk Jazz for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                                                    click to play:  Modissimo WW Trio

                                                            40m.) Santa Maria del Molise  WOODWIND TRIO...$20.00...  
                                                                                
                Beautifully Melodic for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON... (3
difficulty)
                                                                                                                                    click to play:  Santa Maria WW Trio

                                                            40n.)  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire  WOODWIND TRIO....$20.00...
                                                                                             
   Bach... has that Pizzi touch for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON... (3
difficulty)
                                                                                                                                   
click to play:   JESU, JOY WW Trio

                                                            40o.)  Song for Granpa  WOODWIND TRIO....$20.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                  
               Smooth Swinging Jazz for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                                                   
click to play:   GranPa WW Trio

                                                            40p.)  Mo' Blues  WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                         
         Swinging, Funky Blues Jazz for 
FLUTE,  CLARINET, BASSOON...
                                                                                                                                     click to play:   Mo' Blues WW Trio

                                                            40r.)  Manicotti WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00. (3 difficulty)
                                                                                    Be-Bop Jazz for Woodwind Trio.
  FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON.
   click to play:  Manicotti WW Trio                     

                                                            40s.)  Greensleeves WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                  Modal Jazz Waltz for Woodwind Trio.
  FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON
                                                                                                                                 
   click to play:  Greensleeves WW Trio

                                                            40t.)  Amazing Grace WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                Classic Hymn for Woodwind Trio:
FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON
                                                                                                                                   
click to play:   Amazing Grace WW Trio
                                                            

                              40u.) Da' Blues WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(3+ difficulty)
                                                                                                  Nasty, Funky, Sleazy, Salacious and Downright Bitchin,
FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON
                                                                                                    ..... (
indecente, obsceno,  ertico, sexual, provocativo, y muy muy bueno).
                                                                                               
            click to play:  Da Blues WW Trio 

                                                             40v.) Empathy Samba WOODWIND TRIO...$20.00...(3 difficulty)
                                                                                                 Lighthearted, Spirited Samba,
FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON 
                                                                                                                                     click to play:  
Empathy Samba WW Trio
    click to view:  video  live, Bella Winds WW Trio

                                                         40w.) You and Me WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(3 difficulty)                                     
                                                                                                  Melodic, Lighthearted Waltz,
FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON
                                                                                                                                    click to play:  
You and Me WW Trio

                                                40x.) Gymnopedie WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                 Erik Satie masterpiece for
FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON    
                                                                                                                                     click to play: 
 Gymnopedie for WW Trio

                                                40y.) Pussy Cat Song WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(3 difficulty)
                                                                                                
   
A playful, wacky, pussy cat personality for FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON
                                                                                                                                     click to play: 
Pussy Cat Song WW Trio


                                      NEW......  40z.) If I Only Had a Brain WOODWIND TRIO ....$20.00...(2 difficulty)
                                                                                                   
Interested in a short whimsical-whacko-entertaining-audience giggler?
                                                                                                      
for FLUTE, CLARINET, BASSOON    click to play:   Brain, Woodwind Trio

                                                                                                                            DUETS

                               41.) Duetto por Clarinette  CLARINET DUET....$24.00.....(5 difficulty)
                                                                                            Contiguous Contemporary Clarinet Conversation, 3 movements
                                                                                                                                  click to play:   Clarinet Duet    click to  view  video

                              42.) Shenanigans  BASSOON DUET........$18.00......(4 difficulty)
                                                                                            UNUSUAL, CONTEMPORARY..... check it out.
                                                                                                                           
    click to play:   Bassoon Duet  SHENANIGANS    click to  view  video

                                                   43.)  Amazing Grace  BASSOON DUET........$16.00......( 2 difficulty)
                                                                                             Beautiful HYMN  arranged for 2 Bassoons.
                                                                                                                                   click to play: 
   Amazing Grace Bssn duet   click to  view   video

                43a.)  March of  the Basset Hounds  BASSOON DUET...$16.00....                                                                       Whimsical March for 2 Bassoons......... ( 3 difficulty)
                                                                             click to play: 
 March of the Basset Hounds Bssn DUET  click to  view  video

                   43b.)  Bluesette  BASSOON DUET.....$16.00....  ( 2 difficulty)
                                                                     
MELODIC JAZZ WALTZ for 2 Bassoons.....
                                                                             click to play: 
 Bluesette  Bssn Duet

                                                    MUSICIANSHIP

                  44.) Improvisation Study...... all instruments...... $24.00......
               8 pages of valuable information with immediate applications
                                                        the ESSENCE of IMPROVISATION
                                             Modes, Blues, Pentatonics, Diminished, Altered Dominant Scales, Chordal Resolutions
 

                   45.)Pizzi's Progressive Pitches Procedure & $12.00
                              
         10 minute LONG TONE Exercises 12 Keys, 2 pages (Treble clef)

                   46.)Pizzi's Progressive Pitches Procedure  ? $12.00
                             10 minute LONG TONE Exercises 12 Keys, 2 pages (BASS clef) click to view:  video

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"Experience the Stylistic Versatility the Bassoon is Capable of Rendering"
"Through his Performing, Composing, Educating & Cheerleading, Ray Pizzi has done more than
anyone in history to promote the use of the Bassoon outside of its traditional classical role"
Dr. Jon Beebe, IDRS
"The Godfather of the Bassoon, Ray Pizzi, has created a new body of work that you can't refuse"
Mark Eubanks
"Thank You Ray, for creating an alternative and terrific new resource for all bassoonists to enjoy"

Mark Eubanks, Principal Bassoonist, Oregon Symphony, Mark Eubanks Bassoon Brothers.com
"Ray Pizzi's compositions are stunning dialogues that merge lyricism with layers of elusive harmonies,
moments of limpid beauty suddenly giving way to surging rhythms, done in such a natural way.
His compositions for bassoon are celebrated masterpieces."
Tim Price
      "Refreshingly Unique"     "A Joy to Perform"    "Enthusiastic Audience Response"
"The highlight of the program" "A welcome array of fun, diverse pieces" "A Wonderful Collection"
"Real musical grooves from the SOUL of the PIZZI PEN"
... Tim Price
"This music is immediately approachable and enjoyable for all who perform or listen"
Ron Klimko
"A wonderful change of pace series Bassoonists will be thrilled to perform
for their concerts or recitals"
 
(Ron Klimko International Double Reed Society)
"In my search for fresh and exciting new quintet music, yours is the best!
I love that I can listen to audio samples before purchasing." Shannon  Dooley USAF Band
"Your Compositions were a raving hit on my recital - Bubba turned out to be such a great closer"
"We had a great time playing your piece (El Shlomo del Toro) it was a big hit with our audience"
(Victoria Racz, oboe, Con Grazia  Wind Quintet - Oregon Chamber Players)
"Thanks for sharing such fun, spirit-lifting, foot tapping music with the world"
"You have set the highest most honest standards, people are coming to you to buy VALUE"
CMP, Chicago, Il.
"Your WW Trio music is exactly the type of music we are looking to add to our repertoire"
 Christin Webb, http://www.ceorawinds.com/.
"Ray, you have really expanded the instrument's horizons!"
E. Plaster, Bassoonist
 "I play bassoon in the 25th ID Army Band in IRAQ and can't receive mail.
I appreciate your sending me the music via PDF file"
Michael Ballou Bassoonist
...There have been many wonderful stories told about the "Toad"... and now...
the "Toad" is in
IRAQ! (serving our country)
Thank You Michael
, RPz
"Bubba" and "Ode to a Toad" are such fun to play.  I do school demonstrations and think these
tunes have played a role in getting many kids interested in playing the bassoon. Thanks for everything !!!
I just put my recording of "Bubba" on my YouTube page."
click: youtube crazybasso0nist
 Angela Moretti Bassoonist
"My 'Inter Trio' is currently putting together a program for our concert.
We were looking for toe-tapping, dance-itching music, and yours are quite perfect."

Georgina Oakes, Inter Trio, University for Music in Vienna Austria.
"Thank you very much for your prompt response and quick delivery of the sheet music !
It was very simple to nagivate to your website and in 10 mins, all was done and dusted !"

Georgina Oakes, Inter Trio, University for Music in Vienna Austria.
"It's easy to sound good with a fantastic composer like Ray Pizzi -Thanks Ray"
Rachel Grasso, Clarinet 
http://www.bellawinds.com/
"Bella Winds has been so blessed with positive feedback from listeners
of your jazz trios. People like to hear jazz influenced music played
on classical instrumentation, keep that music coming!!!"

Elisabeth Romano, bassoonist

"Thank you so much for your beautiful and fun music!!!" Tami Tennison Bassoonist
"Thanks for creating bassoon music that pushes the traditional boundaries of such a versatile instrument.
I'm sure to be a fan of your work, and play it as much as possible, for a very long time"

Jennifer Martindale Bassoonist
"Bravo Ray, your contributions to the world of bassoon serve as valuable reference for any bassoonist
 who want to be innovative as you. Thank you"
Alex Silverio Bassoonist, Sao Paulo-Brazil
"Wow! That is high quality service!  Speed and the music looks beautiful. Thank You!
I also enjoyed visiting your website and hearing the pieces."
Leyla Zamora, Bassoon, San Diego Symphony Orchestra
"Linguine" was a huge hit at IDRS.  An ENTIRE AUDIENCE that got all the Bassoon Quotes.  :)  Fun!
Christin Webb, Bassoonist, Ceora Winds  http://www.ceorawinds.com/.
"Playing Your Music is a JOY and I'm Happy to Share it"   Tempest Lyle, Bassoonist

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