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In-Video Bookmarks

Bt_movie_not_in_use First appearance of the "sexy" theme (00h:00m:50s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Steadiness of the rhythm: hear the snare drum, but playing fortissimo (00h:01m:08s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Keep the crescendo on the smaller side, since the entire piece is one long crescendo unfolding (00h:01m:19s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Placement and quality of the accents (00h:01m:50s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Third high D-flat is purposely not accented, so the G natural can be (00h:02m:55s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use On the long E, counting is critical (00h:03m:03s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Match volume on the D following the long E (00h:03m:21s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Don't take extra time on the triplet (00h:03m:28s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Don't overplay the B-flat after the breath mark (00h:03m:50s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Relating the three descending final statements (00h:04m:22s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use OK to make a very small crescendo on the last beat of the solo (00h:05m:18s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Steve plays the entire solo (00h:05m:59s)

Bassoon excerpt: Ravel's Boléro, with Steven Dibner

Steven Dibner, Associate Principal Bassoon of the San Francisco Symphony, plays and discusses the solo from Ravel's Boléro.

Artists Bt_info_artist Steven Dibner

Composers Maurice Ravel

Works BOLERO

Instruments Bassoon

Recorded Date 10-09-2013